In this post, you can find all HiSET (formerly: GED®) prep facilities and testing centers in the Independence area. In Missouri, you will have to pass the HiSET exam to earn a High school equivalency (HSE) diploma.
HSE testing gives individuals who did not graduate high school the chance to get hold of an equivalent degree.
The HiSET measures knowledge at a level similar to what students must have learned during four years in high school.
The HiSET includes five (if wished, separate) subtests that cover the fields of science, social studies, writing, reading, and math.
You can sit for the HiSET in a paper-based version or in a computer-based format.
Recently, Missouri decided to waive the HiSET testing fee of 98,75 to first-time test-takers.
In 2019, Missouri passed legislation to help first-time applicants by waiving the fee for them.
The HiSET exam is now also available via the internet. To learn more, check the bottom of this page.
Independence GED prep sites (HiSET)
Mid-Continent Library Independence
15616 East U.S. Hwy 24, Independence, Missouri 64050, Ph: (816) 836.5200
Fort Osage Career and Technology Center
2101 North Twyman Rd, Independence, Missouri 64058, Ph: (816) 650.7180
Hawthorne Community Center
16995 East Dover Ln, Independence, Missouri 64056, Ph: (816) 521.5507
Independence Salvation Army
14700 East Truman Rd, Independence, Missouri 64050, Ph: (816) 252.3200
Maywood Baptist Church
10505 East Winner Rd, Independence, Missouri 64052, Ph: (816) 254.3344
Noland Road Baptist Church
4505 South Noland Road, Independence, Missouri 64055, Ph: (816) 373.0106
Truman High School
3301 S Noland Rd, Independence, Missouri 64055, Ph: (816) 521.5350
Independence Adult Education
201 Nh Forest Ave, Independence, Missouri 64050, Ph: (816) 521.5507
Sites around Independence (cities by alphabet)
Hall-McCarter Learning Center (Blue Springs Adult Ed)
5000 N.W. Valley View Rd, Blue Springs, Missouri 64015, Ph: (816) 874.3762
Brookfield Career Ctr (Green Hills Comm. Action Agency)
122 South Pershing Rd, Brookfield, Missouri 64628, Ph: (660) 258.2682
1 N Folger St, Carrollton, Missouri 64735, Ph: (660) 542.3225
Chillicothe Alternative School (Green Hills Comm. Action Agency)
1020 West Old Hwy 36, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601, Ph: (660) 646.0013 (ext. 21)
Job Corps Center Excelsior Springs
701 Saint Louis Ave, Excelsior Springs, Missouri 64024, Ph: (816) 629.3111
Cass County Library Harrisonville
400 East Mechanic St, Harrisonville, Missouri 64701, Ph: (816) 331.4909
New Hope Academy
1004 Newton Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64126, Ph: (816) 595.0800
You can find all Kansas City, Missouri, options here
The Shepherd’s Way
425 S.W. Madison St, Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063, Ph: (816) 525.2932
Liberty Housing HiSET Classes
P.O. Box 17, Liberty, Missouri 64069, Ph: (816) 781.8988
Missouri Valley Community Action Agency
1415 South Odell Ave, Marshall, Missouri 65340, Ph: (660) 886.7476 (ext. 834)
See more Marshall options here
Richmond Employment Ctr
103-E N Main St, Richmond, Missouri 64085, Ph: (660) 259.4671
Warrensburg Adult Ed.
1034-B S Maguire St, Warrensburg, Missouri 64093, Ph: (660) 429.0062
Missouri Valley Community Action Agency
124 North Holden St, Warrensburg, Missouri 64093. Ph: (660) 747.2245
Warsaw Adult Education
1601 Commercial St, Warsaw, Missouri 65355, Ph: (660) 596.7389
Community of Christ Church
130 Lillie Ln, Warsaw, Missouri 65355, Ph: (660) 438.9333
Wellington Christian Center
710 West 224 Hwy, Wellington, Missouri 64097, Ph: (816) 934.2707 (ext. 10)
Windsor Methodist Church
216 South Main St, Windsor, Missouri 65360, Ph: (660) 221.6084
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Independence area GED testing sites (HiSET)
Metropolitan Comm. Coll. Blue River Campus (Education Ctr, Room 137)
20301 Hwy 78, Independence, Missouri 64057, Ph: 816.604.1000
Paul Consiglio Ctr – Blue Springs SD
1501 NW Jefferson St, Blue Springs, Missouri 64015, Ph: 816.874.3344
MCC Business & Technology (Campus Center, Rm 176)
1775 Universal Ave, Kansas City, Missouri 64120, Ph: 816.604.1000/5434
MCC-Maple Woods (Learning Resource, Rm 174)
2601 NE Barry Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64156, Ph: 816.604.1000/5434
MCC-Penn Valley (Humanities, Rm 009)
3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111, Ph: 816.604.1000/5434
MCC-Longview (Campus Center, Rm 242)
500 SW Longview Rd, Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64081, Ph: (816.604.1000/6626
The University of Centr. Missouri Testing Center (Humphreys Building, Room 216)
108 West South St, Warrensburg, Missouri 64093, Ph: 660.543.4919
Online proctored HiSET testing now possible
You never had the option to take either the GED or the HiSET exam online. There have been some major changes recently, though. You can now sit for the five HiSET subtests in an online format where a proctor will check whether your test-taking activities are in line with the strict regulations. If you want to learn more about this ‘HiSET-Exam-At-Home’ online option, check out this page: HiSET testing now also available online.
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