High School Equivalency / HiSET / GED

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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.
Select an option below for more information.
Equivalency Options Chart

GED(R) Testing scheduled at the Altoona Area School District is
located at the Altoona Area Junior High School
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 
AASD Adult Education Program
2212 6th Avenue
The ArtsAltoona Center Second Floor
Altoona, PA
(814) 329-0261 or
(814) 329-0255