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Test Prep

Get your High School Equivalency Diploma!

HSE Preparation

Get your HSE through the Merrillville Adult Education (MAE) program.

MAE could also offer you free training for a future career!

Math classes are conducted in-person with evening hours with on Mondays and Wednesdays. Our English classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings online only.

English as a Second Language is also offered

Interested? Our contact information is listed below.



For more information, contact the Adult Education office:  

Sherri Green, Supervisor 
or 219-650-5318


Our 2024 Sessions are

January 8 - March 14

April 8 - June 12



You MUST come in to select your test date, register, pay your $115 testing fee (cash - exact amount) and bring your Indiana photo ID. 

Starting March 1st, 2024 the cost for testing will increase to $144

Once you register, you will be given your test dates. If, after completing the test, you need to re-test in a non-passed subject, the cost is $23 per subject. You may only test three times a year.

Starting March 1st, 2024 the cost for subject re-testing will increase to $28

We do offer an optional Readiness Test before you begin your registration process. This test will be done Monday-Thursday evenings in-person ONLY.




2024 HiSET Test Dates

Test Date Registration Deadline
February 6 & 7 February 1
February 20 & 21 February 15
March 5 & 6 February 29
March 19 & 20 March 14
April 2 & 3 March 28
April 16 & 17 April 11
April 30 & May 1 April 25
May 14 & 15 May 9
May 28 & 29 May 23
June 11 & 12 June 6

*Payments for the test are non-refundable


To register for a testing date, bring in a CURRENT, VALID Indiana state-issued Photo ID (i.e. Driver's License) and payment (cash only) to:  The Adult Education Office . Mondays through Thursdays from 5:00 PM until 7:30 PM.

The Adult Education Office is located in

Merrillville High School

276 East 68th Place, Merrillville, IN 46410  

Enter in rear of building - Entrance G - Room D-105

You may also register at the Merrillville Community Schools Office:

6701 Delaware Street, Merrillville, IN 46410 

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.