Getting Started

Visit ged.com to create an account, and:

  • Review online study materials
  • Take GED® practice tests
  • Schedule and pay for your GED® tests
  • Review Score reports
  • Request Transcripts
  • Research information on GED® testing and studying

Studying

You can study one subject at a time, and take one GED® test at a time. Try the GED Ready™ the official practice test, to see if you’re ready to take the official GED® test – the best predictor of your likely success. Most people who pass the GED® test spend 30-60 days to study and complete all four tests.

When you’re ready, go to www.GED.com to schedule your test. You can schedule one test at a time or more tests at a time. Note: Davis Tech cannot schedule these tests, you must go directly through the GED® website.

Government-issued photo ID is required at the time of testing.

FAQs


What topics are on the test

Each subject tests your skills and knowledge in different topics.

  • Math - Quantitative & algebraic problem solving
  • Science - Life science, physical science, earth and space science
  • Social Studies - Civics and government, U.S. history, economics, geography and the world
  • Reasoning Through Language Arts - Ability to read closely, write clearly, and edit and understand written text
How long with it take

Each test is a different length

  • Math: 115 minutes
  • Science: 90 minutes
  • Social Studies: 70 minutes
  • Reasoning Through Language Arts: 150 minutes
How much does it cost
  • Each subject costs $30 to test
  • Pay for one subject at a time
  • Retake your test at a discount rate if you don't pass first time
What types of questions are on the test

The GED® test is made up of the following types of questions

  • Multiple choice
  • Drag and drop
  • Hot spot (select an area)
  • Fill in the blank
  • Short answer
  • Extended response

You can get more information here.

GED Scoring

GED scoring is as follows:

  • Below 100-144
  • Passing Score 145-164
  • College‐Ready 165-174
  • College‐Ready and higher 175-200

Scores are available within 24 hours of testing and can be accessed by logging into your GED account.

Regular Hours
  • Monday
  • 7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Last tester admitted: 5:00pm1
  • Tuesday
  • 7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Last tester admitted: 5:00pm1
  • Wednesday
  • 7:30am - 12:00pm
  • 2:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Last tester admitted: 5:00pm1
  • Thursday
  • 7:30am - 5:30pm
  • Last tester admitted: 3:00pm1
  • Friday2
  • 7:30am - 3:30pm
  • Last tester admitted: 1:00pm1
  • 1Last tester times are dependent upon length of exam and may be earlier. Please contact Assessment Center to verify
  • 2Fridays are reserved for new student admission exams and current Davis Tech students
  • Appointments are STONGLY RECOMMENDED for new student assessments and CNA Knowledge exams. Walk-ins: Please contact Assessment Center to verify openings are available. Appointments are REQUIRED for all other exams.
  • Note: Closed on Public Holidays and Specialized Testing Dates. Contact Assessment Center to verify openings/availability. We are closed on Wednesday from 12:00 – 2:00 PM for a staff meeting.