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Eligibility Requirements

Adult Education and Literacy Eligibility Requirements

The following are the Adult Education and Literacy Eligibility Requirements for entrance into our classes.  If you have additional questions, please contact Linda Gibson at (940)322-6928.

Eligibility Requirements for Entrance into an English Language Acquisition:

  • a student must be at least 17 years of age
  • must NOT be enrolled in high school
  • a great desire to learn the English language

Eligibility Requirements for Entrance into a TxCHSE Preparation Course:

A resident of the state who has not graduated from an accredited high school is eligible to take the high school equivalency test per Texas Education Code, Section 7.111 in accordance with rules promulgated by the State Board of Education. Eligibility requirements for high school equivalency testing are defined in the Texas Administrative Code, Title 19, Part 2, Chapter 89, Subchapter C, Rule §89.43.

High School Equivalency Test Requirements:

In order to take the high school equivalency exams, the test-taker must:

  • have a government (national or foreign) issued photo ID, such as one of the following:
    • state driver license,
    • Department of Public Safety identification card,
    • military ID,
    • passport, 
    • U.S. passport card, or
    • matrícula consular;  
    • Texas driver license,
  • โ€‹provide proof of residency in Texas, which could be a:
    • utility bill showing a Texas address, or
    • bank statement showing a Texas address;
  • be 18 years of age;
  • not be enrolled in an accredited high school; and
  • not be a high school graduate from an accredited high school. 

 

Age Exceptions

Individuals under the age of 18 are required to attend school (Texas Education Code Chapter 25, Section 25.085) unless they qualify for an exemption (Texas Education Code Chapter 25, Section 25.086).

17-Year-Old Test-Takers

To qualify for an age exception, a 17-year-old must:

16-Year-Old Test-Takers

To qualify for an age exception, a 16-year-old must:

For more information about Eligibility Requirements for High School Equivalency Testing, please go to the Texas Education Agency Website for Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency Eligibility or you can contact Polly Bryant at 940-322-6928 ex 8297 or email her at polly.bryant@esc9.net.