You are here
High School Equivalency Testing Program
Photos by Geneva Bailey
Attention test takers: many test centers are reducing their testing capacity in response to COVID-19. Please contact your test center for the latest information regarding your test.
Colorado High School Equivalency Program
In April 2016, the Colorado Department of Education approved the use of three nationally recognized high school equivalency tests for students 17 years old and older, and 16 years old in some instances, in order to receive a Colorado high school equivalency diploma.
The two State Board of Education approved high school equivalency tests are: The General Educational Development (GED®) Test, provided by the GED Testing Service (GEDTS®);and the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET®), provided by Educational Testing Service (ETS).
Presentation of an official diploma or transcript received after passing one of these State-approved tests is considered equivalent to a high school diploma in order to obtain education or employment in Colorado.