New Jersey Department of Education

  • COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 is still active. Wear a mask. Social distance. Stay up to date on vaccine information. Visit:
COVID19 Alert NJDownload free COVID Alert app.


Consent to Participate

The Consent to Participate Form must be completed by any 16- and/or 17-year-old individual who is currently not enrolled in a public/private high school and interested in taking the Adult Education Assessment. This form must be signed by a parent/guardian and presented to the Chief Examiner when registering for the Assessment. If you want to take the High School Equivalency assessment you must provide the signed consent form to your current school district.


Test Scores

To receive a state-issued high-school diploma a student must pass each subject section of the test.

Subject Section Passing Score
Writing 8
Social Studies 8
Science 8
Reading 8
Math 8


Note: A total score of 45 is needed to pass the test.


to top