Cobb Schools GED®and HiSET® Testing Center


Cobb County School District High School Equivalency Testing Center Information

There are now multiple options in the State of Georgia for achieving your high school equivalency. Two computer-based testing (CBT) pathways are available through testing centers or proctored at home:  the GED® and HiSET® exam. For comparison information visit https://www.tcsg.edu/adult-education/adult-education-high-school-equivalency-hse/ select resource in the Quick Facts section. 


We provide proctored GED® Testing at the Cobb County Adult Education Center (RM 115), 1595 Hawthorne Ave. SE, Smyrna GA 30080.  We also provide testing at the Dianne Wright Innovation Center (RM 709), 140 Bethel Church Road, Hiram GA 30141. (At this time, all testing is by appointment only)Please visit www.gedtestingservice.com to create your account.  While visiting the GED® website you will find information about setting up an online account for scheduling and payment of testing fees.  Fees can only be paid using a credit/debit card or vouchers issued by supporting programs. 

Candidate must present government issued photo ID the day of testing. We operate testing sites in compliance with current CDC and DPH guidance regarding COVID-19. You are required to wear a mask while at the testing site.  Please email cindy.miller@cobbk12.org if you have additional questions. Testing accommodations are available to those who qualify, visit  www.gedtestingservice.com for complete information.

For those interested, the Online GED Test is available to take from home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at https://ged.com/take-the-ged-test-online/.  If you choose to test online, you will need a computer, webcam, and reliable internet - no tablets or phones are allowed.


Georgia now offers both HiSET® exams and GED® tests to qualifying individuals.  Both tests allow you to earn your high school equivalency credential. The HiSET® exam is one of three tests (GED , HiSET®, and TASC) U.S. states and territories use to measure high school equivalency (HSE) skills.  Educational Testing Services (ETS) works closely with states to ensure the HiSET® exam closely reflects the skills of a high school graduate and to provide a fair, rigorous exam.  For complete exam information, including payment and how to schedule exams at a proctored test site visit https://hiset.ets.org.

For those interested, HiSET® is available to take from home from 4 AM until 7 PM ET, 7 days per week.  For specific information about scheduling a test at home visit https://hiset.ets.org and select at home testing.

The Cobb County School District Testing Centers cannot give out official GED® or HiSET® exam scores.  Official diplomas and transcripts are mailed directly to the examinee from the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), Office of Adult Education, High School Equivalency Program once you have successfully completed the exam. If you are 16 or 17, you MUST complete the requirements set by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) in order to be eligible to take the tests.  For complete information on testing requirement, locations, receiving an official transcript and all other information regarding the high school equivalency tests visit https://www.tcsg.edu/adult-education-high-school-equivalency-hse/.

NOTE – When Cobb County School District is closed due to inclement weather, testing for that date is also cancelled.  Tune to local radio/television stations or call (678) 594-8011, ext. 247 for additional information concerning closings and cancellations.

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