HSE Student Info

High School Equivalency (HSE) Test
The HSE exam can be taken in parts, but all subtests must be completed within 60 calendar days from the start of the first subtest.

  • The cost to take the full battery is $ 115.00 ( Five Tests). The cost to retake a single subtest is $23.00.
  • Testers may retest in a subtest 3 times in a 6 month period.
  • The HSE test is administered at the Muncie Area Career Center, Adult Education Office, 4301 S. Cowan Rd., Muncie, Indiana.

 

HSE/TASC SUBTESTS

TESTING TIME

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

*majority are multiple choice, some gridded and constructed response

FOCUS AREAS

Language Arts Reading

85 minutes

48

75% Informational texts

25 % Literary Texts

Language Arts Writing

110 minutes total

(45 minutes essay)

48

1 essay

83.3% Edit & Revision

16.7% Essay writing

Mathematics

55 minutes

part 1 (calculator)

 

50 minutes

part 2 (non calculator)

55

26 % Algebra

26 % Functions

23% Geometry

13% Number/quantity

12 % Statistics & Probability

Social Studies

75 minutes

48

25% US History

25% World History

20% Civics & Government

10% Geography

20% Economics

Science

75 minutes

48

50 % Life Science

25 % Earth/Space Science

25% Physical Science