Wyoming is using multiple options for high school equivalency (HSE) testing, the GED®, HiSET®, TASC exams.
HSE testing offers persons who never finished high school the opportunity to obtain a diploma that is across North America accepted in lieu of a high school diploma.
The GED exam includes four individual subtests in these subject areas: Literacy, Math, Social studies, and Science.
The HiSET and TASC exams have separate tests in writing and reading, so five in total.
The GED tests must be taken on a computer while the HiSET and TASC are available both on a computer and on paper.
This page includes a complete listing of facilities in Wyoming areas where HSE (high school equivalency) prep classes are available.
You have the option to take one of the four GED or five HiSET or TASC subtests (modules) when you feel ready to do so.
Online HSE# testing is NO option. Personal appearance at one of Wyoming’s testing sites is required.
Keep in mind that not all testing centers offer all three available options so please, get well informed.
Wyoming GED testing requirements
In Wyoming, the minimally required age for GED, HiSET, or TASC testing is 18 but 16 and 17-year-olds may also qualify if they meet strict criteria.
The Wyoming fee for GED testing is $120 for all four GED subtests ($30 per subtest). HiSET and TASC are cheaper.
Wyoming residency is NOT required for HSE testing and you do NOT need to take the GED practice test first.
Applicants cannot already have graduated from high school or be signed up for any other school program.
GED, HiSET, TASC prep sites in Wyoming
You can prepare for the GED test by studying online but you can also opt to attend a traditional GED prep class near you. Click on your city or a city near you to see all the options in your area.
Wyoming GED, TASC, HiSET testing centers
Casper College | 125 College Dr | Casper | WY 82601 | 307 . 268 . 2588
Laramie County Comm. College | 1400 E College Drive | Cheyenne | Wyoming 82007 | 307 . 637 . 2450
Eastern WY College | 203 N 6th Street | Douglas | Wyoming 82633 | 307 . 358 . 5622
Uinta BOCES 1 Ed. Ctr | 1013 W Cheyenne Dr | Ste A | Evanston | WY 82930 | 307 – 789 – 5742
Gillette College | 300 West Sinclair Street | Gillette | Wyoming 82718 | 307 . 686 . 0254
Wyoming Youth Challenge Academy | 1502 US-26 | Guernsey | WY 82214 | 307 . 836 . 7517
Central Wyoming College | 240 S Glenwood St | Jackson | WY 83001 | 307 . 855 . 2189
Central Wyoming Coll. | 427 Main St | Lander | Wyoming 82520 | 307 . 855 . 2189
Niobrara Education | 619 W 5th St | Lusk | WY 82225 | 307 . 334 . 3793
Moorcroft High School | 47 Country Lane | Moorcroft | WY 82721 | 307 . 756 . 9800
Valley Learning Ctr | 219 First St | Mountain View | WY 82939 | 307 . 782 . 6401
Newcastle Comm. Education | 111 Casper Ave | Newcastle | WY 82701 | 307 . 746 . 3603
Northwest College | 231 West 6th Street | Powell | Wyoming 82435 | 307 – 754 – 6280
Carbon County Higher Ed. Ctr | 812 East Murray Street | Rawlins | Wyoming 82301 | 307 – 328 – 9204
Central WY College | 2660 Peck Avenue | Riverton | Wyoming 82501 | 307 – 855 – 2189
Western Wyoming Comm. Coll. | 2500 College Dr | Rock Springs | Wyoming 82901 | 307 – 382 – 1829
Sheridan College | 3059 Coffeen Avenue | Sheridan | Wyoming 82801 | 307 – 674 – 6446
Central Wyoming College | 601 Broadway | Thermopolis | Wyoming 82443 | 307 – 855 – 2189
Eastern Wyoming College | 3200 W C St | Torrington | Wyoming 82240 | 307 – 532 – 8288
Questions? Call Wyoming’s state GED test office at: 307 . 777 . 5897
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GED, TASC, HiSET – how to start
First, contact a GED prep site near you and find out if you qualify. You must not have completed high school or be signed up for any other school program. If you do qualify, learn about procedures and fees. Discover everything regarding requirements and regulations. So become totally prepared.
It is helpful to take a pre-test as this will indicate your weak and strong points. Local bookstores and libraries can provide lots of study material and booklets, and there are some good and free online courses as well. Probably the best solution is to attend one of the GED prep classes that are found all across Wyoming, often free of charge, in combination with this website’s free online video lessons and practice tests.
GED test strategy
Try to find a good test-taking strategy. As most questions of the HiSET and TASC exams are multiple-choice (only the writing section is not), you need to practice this kind of tests and find a way to come up with the right answers. Your confidence will boost as will your scores. When you fail to know an answer, there is no need for panic. Just think of the strategies you learned while preparing for the TASC or HiSET exams. The GED exam has done away with a lot of multiple-choice questions in favor of essay-style answering.
GED vs. TASC and HiSET
The GED exam includes four separate sub-tests (the English writing section disappeared because it now is embedded in the other three tests). The TASC and HiSET exams have five testing parts: Language Reading, Language Writing, Social Studies, Math, and Science. Both of these GED alternatives are also available on paper, whereas the GED is only offered on a computer. The HiSET and TASC are additionally more affordable than the GED exam.
GED and the economy
The GED exam is a set of four individual tests. You can register for, pay for, and take each subtest separately, and your testing scores have a 2-year validity. HiSET and TASC contain five tests as the English Language sections have individual writing and reading tests that may be dealt with individually as well. Every year, more than 1,800 candidates take the Wyoming High School Equivalency exam and some 1,400 of them pass the test. If you register for the test in Wyoming you can receive free preparation lessons at one of the local Adult Basic Education Centers, but there are also online prep options. For all options in your area, click on your nearest city in the above listing.
The passing score for the GED exam was initially set at 150 for each of the four tests, but this was lowered to 145. It appeared that the bar was raised too high. So now you must have a minimum total of 580 points. The GED test is scored on a 100-200 scale. The passing score is 145 on each subtest, so your total score must be at least 580. HiSET and TASC are scored in their own ways. GED scoring in as follows:
100-144 is below passing
145-164 is high school equivalency score
165-174 is a college-ready score
175-200 is college-ready + college credit score
The HiSET passing requirements are that you score no less than eight points (out of 20) for each of the five tests (Social Studies, Math, Writing, Reading, Science). Your essay score must be no less than two (out of six) on your essay, and you must reach an overall score that’s not below 45! On each of the five TASC tests, you need to score at least 500 points (out of 800), and your essay must have a score of no less than 2 (out of 8) points!
Free GED online prep in Wyoming
When you are totally prepared, register for the GED exam at GED.com, and make your account with the portal MyGED. Here you register for and schedule your tests. There’s also a ton of information available about all sorts of GED-related topics such as continued education and the job market.
See also our post about signing up for the GED exam at MyGED.
You must take the four GED tests (one at a time if you like) in person at one of Wyoming’s GED testing sites. The High School Equivalency test is not offered online. Websites with different stories are fraudulent. Documents obtained over the internet are worthless and will surely be rejected by employers and schools of higher learning.
When you take the exam successfully, you will be awarded the HSE (high school equivalency) diploma, and this document is the equivalency to a high school diploma and accepted by virtually all US government institutions, employers, and colleges. The GED program is established for adults who did not finish high school and gives them another chance to demonstrate their knowledge. If you need more information and/or GED practice tests, go to GED.com (also for registration and payments) or contact: Wyoming HSE Program Manager, 2300 Capitol Avenue, 5th Floor, Suite B, Cheyenne, WY 82002, Phone: 307-777-5897, Fax: 307-777-6567.
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