The GED® Preparation program is available to those students who do not have a high school diploma and intend to enroll or are currently enrolled in a Workforce Education Program. This course provides individualized instruction in preparation for the GED® test and allows you to work at your own pace. The GED® Preparation course includes the four subject areas measured on the GED® test:
- Reasoning through Language Arts
- Mathematical Reasoning
- Social Studies
Prior to enrolling in the GED® preparation course, you will need to take the CASAS Goals/TABE placement test. The CASAS Goals/TABE test is offered at the MAIN campus, Monday – Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in Building 11, by appointment only and at the WEST campus on Tuesday 9:00 a.m. in Room 116, no appointment necessary. There is a $15 testing fee and you will need to bring a valid picture I.D. (State I.D., Driver’s License or Passport). The CASAS Goals/TABE test consists of 3 sections, Reading, Language and Math and may take more than one day (appx. 4 ½ hours each day) to complete all sections. Please plan accordingly.
Take Your GED® Test
The GED® test on computer offers test-takers:
- Same day scoring
- 24/7 registration and scheduling online
- Flexible testing and pay as you go options
- Detailed score report including college and career readiness information
- An electronic, secure, diploma and Smart Transcript
- Online access to view, print, and request a professionally printed diploma free of charge
The GED® test must be taken in person, at an official GED® testing center. Register today at www.GED.com. A testing fee of $32 per subject is required. Credit card payments are made online at time of registration.
The GED® test contains 4 content areas:
- Reasoning Through Language Arts – 150 minutes
- Mathematical Reasoning – 115 minutes
- Science – 90 minutes
- Social Studies – 70 minutes
GED® Test Passing Scores: (145 -164) per subject; GED® College Ready Scores (165-174) ; GED® College Ready + Credit (175-200)
- Provide proof of official High School withdrawal.
- You must be enrolled in a GED® preparation class in any Adult, Community or Technical College in Broward County and take the GED Ready® Practice Test under the supervision of the instructor. Your instructor will provide proof of passing scores on the GED Ready® Practice Test.
- Complete the CTACE Workforce Education GED® Underage Waiver Application, which must be notarized and signed by a legal guardian as well as your instructor. (Your instructor will supply this form).
- Provide your GED ID number which is in your www.GED.com account under your profile dropdown information.
- The instructor will submit all documents to the district GED coordinator for approval. The GED office cannot accept these documents from a parent or student.
*Accommodations are available with prior approval. More information is provided on the GED.com website.