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High School Equivalency - HiSET

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Sutter County Adult Education offers preparation classes for the HiSET® exam. (Also known as  HiSET®). This class is for students who want to earn a high school equivalency certificate. The class is a self-paced learning environment in an instructional lab setting. Students receive individual designed lessons, as well as whole group and small group direct instruction. 

Most students begin taking the HiSET® exam after 4 weeks of the preparation class. After 40 hours of class time, students receive a $50 off voucher to register for the HiSET® exam through Sutter County Adult Education. 

This class focuses on preparing students for all of the high school equivalency subjects:

    • Language Arts - Reading
    • Language Arts - Writing
    • Science
    • Social Science
    • Mathematics

Students will take official practice tests on all five subjects to gauge readiness for the actual exams.

Click here for the HiSET® test schedule.

Visit the official HiSET® webpage for more information, Q&As, test practice, testing accommodations, and to learn more about the test, click here.


We are excited to be an Official HiSET® Testing Center!


All students will take the CASAS Reading and Math assessment for placement before they are registered in a class.

Call our office to register for the HiSET Exam  

(530) 822-5810