IL HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA (formerly known as GED)


What does the test cover?

  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Science
  • Social Studies

What type of questions are on the test?

  • Multiple Choice
  • Drag & Drop
  • Hot Spot (Select an Area)
  • Fill in the Blank
  • Short Answer
  • Extended Response

Illinois State Constitution

  • If you have already passed the high school level Constitution test, you do not need to take it again. Simply provide proof of passing to your local Regional Office of Education.
  • If you need to take the Illinois State Constitution test, you will need to go to Illinois Constitution (
    • Completing the online lesson will satisfy the Illinois Constitution requirement to receive a State of Illinois High School Diploma. At the end of the lesson, you will be asked to provide information so that completion of this requirement can be connected to your online profile. Please also print or save a copy of the certificate created at the end of the lesson to use as proof of completion. This certificate must be presented to the Regional Office of Education for the student’s county of residence to satisfy this requirement. Any person who passed the Illinois Constitution prior to July 1, 2022, has met the constitution requirement and does not need to complete this version.



Highland Community College offers test preparation classes for the IL High School Diploma. For additional information, visit the link provided:


The Regional Office of Education administers IL High School Diploma transcripts and certificates. Please refer to the table below for fees.

  • Transcripts
    • OFFICIAL - $10.00
  • Certificate - $10.00
  • Official Transcript and Certificate - $20.00

Requests are required to be submitted with a copy of Photo ID to the Regional Office before transcripts or certificates can be issued. Please allow a minimum of 48 hours for processing.

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