The purpose of the GED
test is to enable persons who have not graduated from high school to demonstrate attainment of abilities normally associated with the completion of a high school program of study. By achieving satisfactory scores on the GED
test, adults may earn a GED
The certificate may qualify the individual for:
-Admission to college or more advanced education opportunities.
-Induction into the United States Armed Forces based on satisfactory completion of the GED
tests or the pre-established military cut score.
-Employment or promotional opportunities on the job.
What You Should Know about the GED
tests consist of a battery of five†
†- Writing Skills
- Social Studies
- Natural Sciences†
- Language Arts
Participants must be at least 18 years of age and not enrolled in a public or private school.
Reasonable accommodations are available upon request to individuals who qualify.
If you have internet access, you can pre-register for the GED
Test at www.GED123.org
. Complete the required information, print out the pre-registration†
information, and bring it with you to the orientation.†
Bring two forms of identification. One form must be a photo ID. Proper identification is required in order to officially register for the GED
GED Credential Information
The GED exam provides an opportunity for adults 18 or older who did not complete high school to earn an equivalency certificate
which is recognized by many employers and colelges. Examinees cannot be enorlled in any high school.
Prepare for the GED exam with reading, language, math, and GED classes at the Adult Education Center. Placement evlauations and counseling are available to
To participate in the June GED Graduation Ceremony, attend a placement evaluation, ABE/GED classes, and successfully
complete the GED exam.
Prior to the test date, you MUST REGISTER in person at the Adult Education Center with your payment and a valid,
current government-issued picture ID. Complete the application forms. FIRST TIME TESTERS MUST ATTEND GED ORIENTATION (see
schedule). You may pre-register online at www.GED123.org
, print the
confirmation and bring to the Adult Education Center to complete the registration process.
The cost of the GED
test is $58.00, payable only in the form of a MONEY ORDER or CERTIFIED BANK CHECK made out to Chesapeake Public Schools.†
The cost for GED partial testing and re-tests is $10.00 per subject. Individuals wishing to take the GED test one subject area at a time (for the first time) will be assessed an $8.00 new test takerís fee in addition to the $10.00 partial test fee. All subsequent partial tests will be $10.00 per test.
Registration for partial testing is Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m.-3:30p.m.
The last day to register is the Thursday a week prior to the testing date.
NO CASH ACCEPTED.
Contact the Adult and Continuing Education†
Department at 482-5680 to inform them of your
desire to register for the GED