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High School Equivalency

Indiana High School Equivalency Information

Indiana currently uses the HiSET and GED exams for the high school equivalency exam. Effective July 1, 2023, TotalTranscript combines candidate test scores from previous tests, TASC, HiSET, and GED (results beginning January 1, 2014 to present), to achieve a credential . Learn more.

Exam Information

The Vigo County School Corporation offers the Indiana High School Equivalency Exam.  Indiana residents 18 years and older can register for the HSE Exam. 16 & 17 year olds can take the HSE Exam with the signature of the superintendent.

Register in person at the Adult Learning Center housed within the Vigo County School Corporation Learning Lab located at 55 S. Brown Avenue in Terre Haute. You will need to bring two forms of identification. One of the IDs must be a government-issued picture ID. Cost for the exam is $144 and must be paid at registration. Payment for HiSET can be made by cash (exact amount), check or money order made out to: Vigo County School Corporation.  Payment for GED must be made with a credit or debit card.  A spot for the exam is not secured until you register and make your payment. Registration is on on a first come, first served basis. See the exam schedule.

Adult Basic Education

The Vigo County School Corporation offers FREE classes to help you develop your skills in Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies and Science in order to prepare for the High School Equivalency test. To attend classes, you must be at least 16 years old and not be enrolled in regular school. Students under 18 must provide a completed exit interview form from their previous school.  Potential students must also attend an orientation before going to class. See the information below about class locations and times and how to sign up today.

Adult Education OrientationsAdult Education Schedule

Community Education and Workforce Training

We help Vigo County work!

Our community education and workforce training courses assist Vigo County businesses as they certify and educate their staff.

Sample classes
  • CDL-B: popular among adults who want to drive a bus for Vigo County Schools.
  • ServSafe Food Manager: popular with large institutions like hospitals.
  • Basic Programming and Robotics: popular with Vigo County’s manufacturing companies.

Request your Transcripts

It is important to keep track of your records.  New testers will receive one copy of their transcript and diploma at no cost. The Vigo County School Corporation will not be able to provide duplicate records. All records requests must go through Diploma Sender. This includes duplicate transcripts and diplomas as well as employment verification forms. There is a fee for the service.


We are eager to help you meet your educational needs. Please call us at 812-462-4070. If you’d like to contact us outside of office hours, complete this form.

Karen McDonald
Doug Dillion

Friends of Adult Education

#TeamVigo means we work together with our community, and Adult Education partners with area organizations to educate our community.

WorkOne Western Indiana

The WorkOne System connects area partners to meet the needs of employers and job seekers through seamless one-stop shopping. Everything you need to access the latest employment and training information can be found in one place.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Apprenticeship

IBEW Local 725’s apprenticeship program.

Learn More Indiana

Information for students on graduation and career tracks.

Vigo County Public Library Lifelong Learning Center

The LLC offers many programs that benefit children, adults, and English as a Second Language patrons. Adult Education classes are held at both the VCPL Main Branch and the West Terre Haute Branch.

Wabash Valley Literacy Coalition

The mission of the Wabash Valley Literacy Coalition is to promote literacy awareness and to support and encourage literacy efforts in the community.

The Lighthouse Mission

The Lighthouse Mission partners with VCSC Adult Education, acting as a satellite site for our classes.