High School Equivalency Intro Text

High School Equivalency Intro Text

North Carolina’s High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma program offers instruction to prepare learners to successfully pass a designated high school equivalency assessment. The three nationally-recognized assessments used to obtain a state-issued High School Equivalency diploma in North Carolina are GED®, HiSET® and TASC.

Please note that students 16-17 years of age must contact the Basic Skills Director (find a college)  at their local community college to request drop-release paperwork to be eligible to take high school equivalency assessments in North Carolina.