GED®-General Educational Development
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people earn their General Educational Development (GED®) certificate. The GED® program provides an opportunity to earn your high school credential outside of school. Over the years, the GED® test has provided personal, professional and academic satisfaction for millions of adults who were unable to complete their formal high school studies.
Preparing for the GED®
Highline offers GED® prep classes in both English and Spanish. To learn more click here
Registering for and Scheduling Testing
All testing registration, scheduling and score reporting will be managed through www.ged.com.
Hours of testing
Testing is generally offered Tuesday from 3-7pm and Wednesday from 9am-1pm each week
Exact testing times are based on the subject selected and test center availability
Tests can be scheduled one subject at a time or multiple subjects back to back, based on availability
Testing timeMathematical Reasoning (120 minutes English & Spanish)
Reasoning through Language Arts (155 minutes English, 147 minutes Spanish)
Science (95 minutes English & Spanish)
Social Studies (95 minutes English & Spanish)
Testing takes place in the Placement & Testing Center on the 6th floor of building 25 (Library)
Additional information can be found by clicking the following link: GED FAQ
Payment must be made online, with a debit or credit card, to complete the scheduling processEach subject costs $30, for a total of $120 for the full set
If you do not have a debit or credit card, please click here
Testers who are 16, 17, or 18 years of ageObtain a "Request for Approval to Test" form from the last school attended or the school's district office
Create a GED.com account
Submit the form to the testing center for processing
If you want to request testing accommodations
Special arrangements may be made to test individuals who are legally blind, partially sighted, learning disabled, or physically disabled in other ways. If you have a disability which might prevent you from taking the GED® test in the usual way, please make sure you request a testing accommodation when creating your GED® account. Do this several weeks in advance to allow time to process the necessary paperwork and arrangements.
Test Scores for Course Placement
Your GED exam scores may be used for Course Placement at Highline College. After you receive your results, bring a copy to the Placement & Testing Center, Building 25, 6th floor for evaluation. You may also email a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org, in the subject line write:GED.
Getting Test Scores
Scores for the 2014 testing series will be available to testers via their online portal at www.ged.com.
Scores for testing prior to 2014 are available through the website gedverify.org.