GED Testing Schedules
What do the GED® tests cover?
- Language Arts, Writing
- Part I: 50 questions, 75 Minutes
- Informational Texts
- Part II: 150 to 200 word essay, 45 minutes
- Social Studies
- 50 questions, 70 minutes
- 50 questions, 80 minutes
- Language Arts, Reading
- 40 questions, 65 minutes
- Part I: (with calculator) 25 questions, 45 minutes
- Casio FX-260 calculator may be used
- Part II: (without calculator) 25 questions, 45 minutes
- U.S. and Illinois Constitution
- 60 questions, no time limit
How do I pass the tests?
On each of the five tests you need to score 410 points and obtain a total standard score of at least 2250 on the entire battery (average score of 450 per test)
How do I register to take the tests?
Register to take the GED® tests through the Regional Office of Education (ROE) in the county in which you live. You will be required to pay the $50 test fee and present a photo ID.
Follow this link to register to take the new GED Computer-Based Test (CBT) tests through SVCC. (Pricing and some requirements will differ from the Paper based test.)
Bureau/Henry/Stark Regional office of Education
Bruce Dennison Superintendent
107 S. State St. Atkinson, IL 61235
Caroll/Jo Daviess/Stevenson Regional Office of Education
Marie Stiefel, Superintendent
500 N. Rush St, Stockton, IL 61085
Lee/Ogle Regional Office of Education
Amy Jo Clemens, Superintendent
7772 Clinton St, Dixon, IL 61021
Whiteside County Regional Office of Education
Gary Steinert, Superintendent
1001 W. 23rd St., Sterling, IL 61081