General Educational Development (GED)

Adults who are interested in completing high school certification must pass five subject tests in the areas of English, math, reading, social studies, and science.

High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)

To receive a High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED), adults must pass the five GED tests and meet additional requirements in health, civic literacy, career awareness, and employability skills.


Preparation for these tests is available at the Adult Basic Education Outreach Sites.

Testing Times & Locations

GED/HSED tests are given approximately 26 times per year in Fennimore, Richland Center, and at other locations on an as-needed basis. For more information visit our Testing Center.

For more information contact the Brek Schneider, Basic Education Case Manager, at 608.822.2649, or email