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Phone: (818) 947-2976
Fax: (818) 947-2975
Location: ACA 1101

Hours *
Mon 8:00am - 4:00pm
Tues 8:0am - 4:00pm
Wed 8:00am - 4:00pm
Thur 8:00am - 4:00pm
Fri 8:00am - 12:00pm

* Hours subject to change without notice.






HiSET (High School Equivalency Test)

& GED (General Education Development /  General Education Diploma )

CalWORKs Staff

Ellie Rabani, Director
Alicen Vera, Coordinator
Kristine Aslanyan, Counselor
Liliana Fanelli, Counselor
Edit Kocsis, Counselor  Asya Davtyan, Counselor

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In pursuit of a career or attending college, earning a high school equivalency credential is vital. 

HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) is an affordable alternative to the GED® test.
OPEN to California residents 18 YEARS of age and older with valid government issued identification!


(818) 947-2600 ext. 4042 or (818) 947-2976

ask for Ovsana 

Test Information:
  • Paper-Based Testing Format
  • Subject Areas - Language Arts, Reading/Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics
  • $175** non-refundable, non-transferable fee. Additional fee for retakes.
  • Must be 18 years or older with valid government issued identification.
  • Must be a California resident.
  • $2 parking fee per day to park in student lots. 
  • Saturday official testing dates are available, however, minimum enrollment of test-takers are required. Call us for more information.

2019 HiSET Paper-Based Official Testing Days*

January:  Tuesdays and Thursdays.

*No testing on 1/1/19.

February: Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

March: Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

*No testing on 1/26/19 and 1/28/19.

April: Tuesdays and Thursdays. 
May: Tuesdays and Thursdays. 
June: Tusdays and Thursdays. 
July - December: Dates to be determined
Schedule subject to change without notice.


HiSET Practice Testing Dates:

  • HiSET practice testing is offered on Fridays* from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
  • Your practice test results will be evaluated and you will be notified of the classes/workshops you should attend based on your scores.
  • Practice Test Fee is $20**, payable in exact CASH or MONEY ORDER only.  
  • Practice Test fee includes tutoring. Tutoring if offered Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
  • Fee is payable in exact CASH or MONEY ORDER only.   
  • $2 parking fee per day to park in student lots. 
  • Space is limited. No late admittance.

* Schedule subject to change without notice.

** New Fee effective 2/1/19

HiSET Practice Test Dates in 2019*:
January 4, 11, 18, 25 
February 1, 8, 15, 22 
March 1, 8, 15, 22
April 5, 12, 19, 26
May , 10, 17, 24, 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28
July - December: Dates to be determined
Additional practice testing by appointment, contact us at (818) 947-2976
HiSET Tutoring (included with HiSET Practice fee):  
Mondays - Thursdays: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
     Location: ACA 1101
Fridays: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
     Location: ACA 1101

 *Schedule subject to change without notice.  

For more information about the HiSET test, visit:

Contact us:
(818) 947-2600 ext. 4042 or (818) 947-2976
Ask for Ovsana.
Location: Administration and Career Development Building (ACA), Room 1101

The GED test is for adults who do not have a high school diploma. Those who pass the test receive a California High School Equivalency Certificate.  The GED® test is made up of 4 subjects, broken into separate exams. You don’t have to take all 4 tests at once - you can space them out and go at your own pace.
LACCD will be offering GED testing district wide. At LAVC, GED is offered through the CalWORKs program. Test takers at LAVC must be 18 years or older, California resident with valid government identification, and not currently enrolled in High School. Cost of official test is $35 per subject (4 subjects total/computer based only). Subjects are: language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. 
Registration is conducted online through

Select Los Angeles Valley College as a testing site. 

Download the GED Flyer by CLICKING HERE

If you took the 2002 GED Test series and would like transcripts, CLICK HERE