How to Become a High School Equivalency Testing Center
The Texas State Board of Education has authorized TEA to issue a contracts to GED Testing Service for individuals testing for the Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency (TxCHSE). Tests may only be administered by TEA-authorized testing centers under Texas Administrative Code §89.42 Official Testing Centers.
NOTE: Educational Testing Service (ETS) notified TEA and the state board of education that they would not administer the HiSET test in Texas after 8/31/2021. The last day to take a HiSET test in Texas was 8/31/2021.
To request approval to administer GED exams in your testing center, please complete the online application. Upon approval, your information will be provided to Pearson VUE/GED Testing Service to assist them in initiating the contracting process with your test center.
Technical Requirements to administer exams:
Texas Virtual School Network
UT Austin Online High School
Texas Tech University ISD Online High School
High School Equivalency Program
Texas Challenge Academy
Texas Private School Accreditation Commission