(HSE) High School Equivalency Testing

The Cape May County Technical School District offers the TASC Test as a high school equivalency exam approved by the United States Department of Education and the NJ State Board of Education. The TASC is aligned to federal Career and College Readiness Standards and designed to measure skills and concepts associated with four years of regular high school instruction. Each test is developed by adult and secondary educators and subject matter specialists. Each of the tests corresponds to the general framework of most high school curricula: writing skills, social studies, science, interpreting literature and the arts, and mathematics.

TASC Test Covers Five Subject Areas

Use links below for information on each area of test.


What is a High School Equivalency?

According to the United States Department of Education, high school equivalency tests help individuals 16 years of age or older who are not currently enrolled in school “to obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma and, subsequently, to gain employment or begin postsecondary education or training.” Such individuals may include:

HSE Testing at the Cape May County Technical School District

Online Registration for Initial and Retest Examinees

All candidates must follow these steps in order to take a TASC test

Step 1.

Go to this website a to create and account: TASC Test Website

You will be assigned a UUID which you MUST have with you on your test date in order to log into the test. The State of NJ will request your UUID if you ever need a copy of your credentials, so this identifier should be recorded and available if needed. Our testing center cannot access your UUID.

Step 2.

Once you have a UUID, you may register for either an Initial Test or a Retest using the options Cape May County Technical Adult & Continiuing Division

Testing Center Procedures

Eligibility for High School Equivalency Testing

Special Accomodations - HS Equivalency Test

Qualified candidates may access the following online resources to download accommodation forms:

Forms for High School Equivalency Testing

Bring on Test Day

Additional information regarding  - Acceptable Forms of Identification

Testing Fees

Initial Test (all five subjects) - $92.00*
First Two Retests for Any Single Subject (each test) - $10.00
Additional Retests: $20.40
*ALL TESTING FEES MUST BE PAID ONLINE. Personal checks/cash are not accepted.

*The initial test fee of $92.00 also includes two retests per subject at a reduced rate of $10.00 per test to cover test administration costs if used within one year.
*Examinees must wait 6 months to retest any single subject 


Cape May County Technical School Adult & Continuing Education Office, Room # 145

Access to Official Records and Official Transcript

All transcripts and records can be accessed through the State of New Jersey Department of Education’s Adult Education Office

The Cape May County Technical School District does not have access to any examinee’s official documentation.