Altoona Area School District

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High School Equivalency / GED / HiSet

The high School Equivalency test measures achievement in social studies, science, language arts and mathematics. Free classroom instruction and free materials are available to persons who wish to prepare for the High School Equivalency test.
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GED Testing Schedule at the Altoona Area School District
Located at the Altoona Area High School
Fast Track is a concentrated program that prepares learners to take the GED or HiSET high School Equivalency exam.
Evening Classes Now Available!
GED Evening Classes
Tuesdays & Wednesdays
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Transcript and Diploma Procedures
Transcript & Diploma Sender Website
In an effort to enhance services for individuals who receive the Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma, the Pennsylvania Department of Education is transferring all of its diploma and transcript processing services to DiplomaSender.

​Effective October, 1, 2016, all Pennsylvania high school equivalency diplomas and transcripts for the GED test, HiSET exam, as well as those awarded through the 30 College Credit Option, will be handled by DiplomaSender. To request a copy of a transcript, diploma, or letter of verification of high school equivalency, visit