WHAT IS THE GED?
General Education Development tests (GED) give adults who have not graduated from high school the opportunity to earn a high school level equivalency certificate.
The total time of the GED test is 7 ½ hours.
The GED test is comprised of four subjects:
Reasoning through Language Arts (3 sections - with a total time of 150 minutes)
Section 1 - Tests all content 35 minutes
Section 2 - Extended Response 45 minutes
Required break 10 minutes
Section 3 -Tests all content 60 minutes
Mathematical Reasoning (1 section 2 parts - with a total time of 115 minutes - parts not timed separately)
Social Studies (2 sections - with a total time of 90 minutes)
Science (1 section - total 90 minutes)
GED EXAM COST
Each subject (module) cost $35 or $140 in total.
Most postsecondary institutions, licensing boards, and some branches of the armed services accept the GED certificate as they would a traditional high school diploma. Check to be sure of the certificate requirements towards your individual goals.
For more information, please call our PaCE center located at the Westfield Shopping Center Mall at
760-776-7420 or go online to the CA State Office of Education's GED website.