GED ® test Information
GED ® test stands for General Educational Development.
The GED Testing Service ®, a joint venture of the American Council on Education and Pearson VUE, a for profit education company. Pearson is the sole developer for the GED® test.
The official GED ® test can only be taken in person at an official testing center. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. There is no online test that can lead to a GED ® test credential. The official GED ® test is not available online anywhere, from any school.
Now that we have established that you cannot take the official GED test ® leading to a GED credential online, let’s look at some programs that can be taken online. Students can prepare for the GED ® test, by taking online preparation courses. High school diplomas and some accredited high school equivalency programs can be completed online; as long as the school has accreditation that is recognized by the State and/or US Dept. of Education. Please read on...
What is the GED ® test?
GED ® tests contain 5 subjects: English Reading, Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies.
When someone successfully passes all 5 subjects, it certifies that the person has an equivalent to an American or Canadian High School Diploma. Students considering taking the GED ® test should also consider taking an online preparation course for the GED ® test. Excel High School offers a preparation course online for the GED ® test, to help students prepare to take the test in person. Once the prep course is completed, students can take the GED ® test in person at an official GED ® testing center.
Even though the GED ® test is not available online, students can earn an Accredited High School Diploma Online or an Accredited High School Equivalency credential onlinel, offered through Excel High School; for college or employment purposes. Excel High School is accredited by AdvancED/NCA CASI; agencies recognized by the State and U.S. Department of Education. This is important to ensure that your diploma will be accepted.
Excel High School offers alternative online high school completion programs for students’ that need to earn their high school diploma or high school equivalency credential online, at their own pace.
Earn your High School Equivalency Credential online with our Adult Fast Track Program
Take the Excel High School sample test for the GED ® test, to determine if you are ready to take the official GED ® test in person at an authorized testing center.
Take the Excel High School sample test online today
, to see if you are ready to take the GED ® test in person!
“This practice test is not related to the Official GED Practice Test™ produced and distributed by the American Council on Education (ACE) and the GED Testing Service. ACE and GED Testing Service LLC have not approved, authorized, endorsed, been involved in the development of, or licensed the substantive content of this practice test.”
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Excel High School is accredited by AdvancED and the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement; agencies recognized by the State and US Department of Education. The online programs offered through Excel High School meet State Standards as set forth by our accrediting agencies.