ABOUT THE GED® TEST

The GED® test was created in 1942 as a second-chance opportunity. It is the only nationally recognized high school equivalency test aligned with the current high school standards and career and college readiness expectations recognized in all 50 states.

Did you know?

  • People with a high school credential earn $568,000 more in a lifetime than people without a high school credential.

More than 18 million people have passed the GED® test…you can pass it, too!

GED® 2014 TEST
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The GED® 2014 test is entirely computer-based with multiple choice, short answer and essay questions. It consists of four (4) test sections: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science and Social Studies.

Although the test is computer-based, it is not done through the internet. Students must take the test at an authorized testing center.

The Department of Adult and Community Education (ACE) of the School District of Palm Beach County is the official GED® testing center for Palm Beach County.

GED® TEST FAQS  

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DON'T FEEL PREPARED? DON'T WORRY. WE ARE HERE TO HELP.

We offer offer convenient GED® studies ONLINE and on-site in our school locations and satellite sites. Click here for school locations

 

 

 

 
GED® TEST INFO

Palm Beach County Testing Center Location

Delray Full Service School

301 SW 14th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444

Testing Center Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm

Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 am to 6 pm

Test Duration Time

Reasoning through Language Arts - 150 minutes (including a 10-minute break)

  • Mathematical Reasoning - 115 minutes
  • Science - 90 minutes
  • Social Studies - 90 minutes

Total test time: approx. 8 hours

Test-takers can take sections of the GED® test in any order they want to. Candidates can take the test one part at a time, on different days, or all at the same time. This way they feel prepared every time!

Test Fees

Each test costs $32 and can be taken separately. The full battery of tests costs $128.

There is a discounted retesting fee for students who do not pass a section of the GED on the first attempt. Students will be allowed two (2) retests per content area at $12 each.

 

Register & Schedule Your GED® Test on Computer

Step by Step Registration Instructions

Questions about the GED® test?                    Call 1-877-EXAM-GED (1-877-392-6433)

Register early; appointments fill up quickly!  

 

Watch Tutorial Videos

Test Tutorial - English

Test Tutorial - Spanish

GED® HELP

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AGE WAIVER INFORMATION  

Palm Beach County students ages 16-17 are required to take GED® Ready: The Official Practice Test and score a minimum of 150 on each of the sub-tests. Their parent or guardian must complete an Age Waiver Application. Click here for details

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ACCOMMODATIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Do you have a disability that might affect your ability to take the GED® test in its standard format? GED® test accommodations allow test-takers with documented disabilities access to the test. Click here for details

Questions?                                                     Email joan.donald@palmbeachschools.org or call 561-649-6009