High School Equivalency Credential (HiSET)
Built on the OCTAE College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education, the HiSET® exam gives out-of-school youth and adults the
best opportunity to demonstrate their skills and knowledge and earn a state-issued high school equivalency (HSE) credential.
Cadets will attend HiSET classes beginning the third week of the Residential Phase at Easter NM University-Roswell. Cadets are enrolled in
Adult Basic Education classes offered through Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. Cadets are required to attend HiSET class daily, participate in class discussions, and complete all
assignments. Instruction in four areas: Language Arts (Reading & Writing), Math, Science and Social Studies. This instruction prepares cadets for the HiSET Test, which they take prior to
Cadets are not guaranteed a HiSET Certificate by attending the Youth Challenge Academy.
Cadets must pass the HiSET Exam to be issued a high school equivalency certificate or high school equivalency diploma.