The Aspire program offers free High School Equivalency diploma classes(GED or HiSET ), postsecondary preparation and career training for
adult learners at many different locations throughout southeastern Ohio.
Morning, afternoon and evening schedules are available. Distance
Education classes are available as an option for those that cannot attend
classes. To sign up for Aspire classes, please call the Career and Academic Readiness Education office at 740.454.7242
Official High School Equivalency Tests
recognizes the GED and HiSET examinations as being the equivalent of a high
school diploma. Like a regular high school diploma, passing scores
on any of these tests enables the holder the opportunity to obtain
employment, apply for career advancement, pursue higher education goals, or to
reach a personal goal.
The Ohio High School Equivalence (HSE) provides learners 18 years of age and older, the opportunity to
gain the academic skills and credentials needed for postsecondary education and
workforce development. Test takers who are 16 & 17 years of age may also
apply with approved documentation.
Individuals who are 16 and older, are withdrawn from school and
have not earned a high school diploma are eligible to take a high school
equivalency test. Parental consent also is required for those who are 16 or 17
years of age.