HCST TASC Testing & Test Preparation Program

Who Can Test?

Test takers must meet the following criteria to take TASC:

  • Not currently enrolled in high school
  • Not graduated from high school
  • At least 16 years old

Available in English and Spanish


Testing and registration will be at the Jersey City  Center.

Jersey City Center
525 Montgomery ST,
Jersey City, NJ

Email: ksullivan@hcstonline.org

Test Fees

  • $104.00 (For an entire battery consisting of 5 subtests – This includes up to 2 free retests)
  • $54.00 (CTB/McGraw Hill fee)
  • $50.00 (Testing Center Fee)
  • If the 5 subtests are purchased separately*, then the following would be the fees:
    • $10.40 (CTB/McGraw Hill fee)
    • $10.00 (Testing Center Fee)
    • There would be no free retests
  • Only Money Orders accepted for payments
  • •72 hour cancellation notice still applies


**Test Center administrative fees are per Center/State policy.

Identification for TASC Test Registration

 in order to demonstrate eligibility applicants are required to provide:

Driver’s Licenses, Permits, Passports, Voter registrations, School/College ID, Employee ID, or other photo identification.

And one or more of the following:

  •  Property tax bills; deeds; contracts of sale; leases; mortgages; signed letters from landlords; and other evidence of property ownership, tenancy, or residency;
  • Financial account information; utility bills; delivery receipts; and other evidence of personal attachment to a particular location;
  • Court orders; State agency agreements; and other evidence of court or agency placements or directives;
  • Receipts; bills; cancelled checks; insurance claims or payments; and other evidence of expenditures demonstrating personal attachment to a particular location or to support the test taker
  • Medical reports; counselor or social worker assessments; employment documents; unemployment claims; benefit statements; and other evidence of circumstances demonstrating family or economic hardship, or temporary residency;
  • Affidavits, certifications, and sworn attestations pertaining to statutory criteria from the parent, guardian, person keeping an “affidavit student," adult student, person(s) with whom a family is living, or others, as appropriate;
  • Documents pertaining to military status and assignment; and
  • Any other business record or document issued by a governmental entity.

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