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GED

 

Amarillo College Testing Services administers the GED for high school equivalency certification. The GED test measures high school level proficiency in four areas:

Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics.

The American Council on Education issues a warning regarding FAKE Online GED Testing Credentials. Please research any programs that make claims of high school equivalency programs.

Preparation is the key to success on the GED test. Register at www.ged.com for preparation assistance online or contact Rita Johnson at 806-371-5425 for more information on free on-site GED preparation at Amarillo College. 

Please visit www.texged.com to obtain copies of any GED Transcripts/Verifications.

 

Eligibility for Testing

-Be a Texas resident or a member of the armed forces stationed in Texas

-Be 18 years of age or older and not enrolled in school

-Be at least 17 years of age and have a signed parent/guardian consent form

-Produce a completed TEA Continuing Education and School Improvement GED Test Administration Withdrawal Form

-Persons 16 years of age and who are recommended by a public agency that has supervision or custody of the person under court order MUST present the court order and completed Parent Consent Form in order to attend Orientation/Registration and begin testing. Recommendations must include the applicant’s name, date of birth, and must be signed by an official of the public agency. Judges may make the recommendation if they are acting in lieu of a juvenile probation officer.

Testing Information

-Testing offered Monday through Friday

-$36.25 per test section - $145 total

-Results in just hours instead of weeks.

Spanish language GED now available!

To Register/Schedule

-Visit www.GED.com (24 hours a day/7 days a week) or

-Call 1-877-EXAM-GED (1-877-392-6433) 7a.m. to 7p.m.

Payment Methods Accepted

Credit Card

Debit Card

Voucher

Cancelling/Rescheduling Appointments

-You MUST contact GED Testing Service online or by phone at least 24 hours before your scheduled appointment to make changes.

-If cancellation is within 24 hours of your scheduled appointment, it will be treated as a "no-show" and your fees will be forfeited.

No-Shows

Test takers that do not arrive within 15 minutes of their scheduled appointment time will be considered a "no-show" and their fees will be forfeited

On Test Day

Bring a valid, government issued photo ID and any required documentation to the Testing Center located in Room 101 in the Student Service Center on the Washington Street Campus. You will not be permitted to test without the appropriate ID!

Please take into consideration that you will not be allowed to take watches, purses, wallets, cell phones, or other personal items into the Testing Room. You may leave these items at home or in your car. Testing Services does provide storage for students, however, Amarillo College Testing Services is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen items.

 

The Texas Education Agency oversees the GED testing program in the state of Texas. Please refer to www.texged.com with requests for records (i.e. duplicate certificates) or further detailed information.

 

If you received your GED from another state and need to request a copy of your certificate from that state, here is a link for the USA State GED Offices/Numbers:  http://www.a2zcolleges.com/exams/ged_contacts.htm

 

 


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