HSE

New York State High School Equivalency (HSE) Office

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If you are 16 years of age on the day of testing, you must:

  1. Complete Attachment A (Application for TASC™ Testing)

    Attachment A PDF File (234KB) | Instructions PDF File (20KB)

  2. Provide verification of identity, residence, and age
    Driver's license, passport, military, or other forms of government (national or foreign) identification which show name, address, date of birth, signature and photograph are all acceptable.

    AND

  3. Have reached maximum compulsory school attendance age. A student reaches maximum compulsory school attendance age when the school year in which he or she turned 16 (or such older maximum age as the board of education of the school district may designate for required school attendance pursuant to section 3205(3) of the Education Law) has ended (June 30).

    AND

  4. Be enrolled in an Alternative High School Equivalency Preparation (AHSEP) program on day of testing. Referral Form T-TAF PDF File (29KB) - must be completed by an official from an approved AHSEP program.

    OR

  5. Demonstrate/document eligibility to take the TASC™ Tests by providing the appropriate documentation to meet one (1) of the following criteria:
  • You have applied to the U.S. Armed Forces, a college, university or an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Verification Form Attachment D PDF File (37KB) - must be completed by a recruiting officer or college/university/post secondary institution admissions official.
Last Updated: December 11, 2014