TxCHSE Preparation and Testing

Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency

Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency (TxCHSE):

To earn a TxCHSE (Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency) diploma, you must pass a standardized test to prove your proficiency at the high school level in four major subject areas: science, math, social studies, (with two extended responses) and  language arts/reading (with one extended response).

View AEL Brochure (pdf)

Instruction & Curriculum:

The curriculum ranges from basic literacy level to twelfth-grade level instructions in reading, writing, social studies, science and math. Instruction is a combination of traditional lecture, individualized lab assignments based on assessment results consisting of workbooks and computer drills all aimed at passing the TxCHSE (Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency) tests.

Class Registration:

Registration is easy. For exact class dates, times and location information, call (903) 236-2004.

  • Students must be 19 or older to register for classes. (Participants who are 18 years old are eligible for enrollment with parental consent and proof of withdrawal from school.)
  • Bring a photo ID and basic school supplies.
  • Arrive on time and be prepared to stay.

All Classes are Free!

No fees are charged for attending the TxCHSE classes.

Online TxCHSE Test:

Candidates can complete the Texas Certificate High School Equivalency (TxCHSE) Exam on computer by taking the CBT (computer-based test) option. Candidates may obtain the testing schedule and register online by visiting www.GED.com.

Locations and Times of Classes:

City Locations & Times

Kilgore College-Longview
Hendrix Building
Day Classes: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Evening Classes: Monday & Wednesday, 5 to 8 p.m.

Kilgore Kilgore College-Kilgore
Bonnie Porter Business Administration Building
Day Classes: Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Evening Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Gilmer Upshur County Literacy Program
Day Classes: Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Gladewater KC Adult Education Center
Day Classes: Monday & Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Overton Son Shine Lighthouse
Evening Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 to 9 p.m.

Rusk County Boys and Girls Club of America
Day Classes: Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Henderson ISD Higher Education Center
Evening Classes: Tuesday & Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Correctional Treatment Facilities Gilmer: Upshur County Jail

For registration information please call or visit:

Kilgore College-Longview
Adult Education & Literacy - Room 228
300 S. High St.
Longview, Texas 75601
(903) 236-2004