GED Preparation and Test

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GED Test Preparation Program

The smart way to learn, study and prepare to pass the GED!

Our free GED Test Preparation Blended-Online Course focuses on skills that help you study for the official GED Tests with instructional videos, practice lessons, and assessments in our computer lab or from the comfort of your home, 24 hours a day. You will have access to all subjects of the GED Test Prep On-line Course: Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA), Mathematics Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies.

In addition to studying on-line at least 5 hours per week, students are required to attend the GED Learning Lab on campus at least twice per week. In the Learning Lab students will receive whole-group instruction, individual tutoring, and educational planning support. Choose your two days for attending class during the Learning Lab sessions hours:
  • Lab is temporarily closed.  Please check back for updates.



Enrollment Process 

info session 1. Attend an Information Session
Sign up for and attend a GED / High School Diploma Information Session. Detailed information about both the GED and High School Diploma Study Programs will be provided at the Information Sessions. With guidance from the GED Program Coordinator and SBAS Counselor, future students will be able to ask questions and choose the program that best fits their educational goal.

Information Sessions are scheduled for the following dates and times:

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registration 2. Complete the GED Test Preparation Program Registration and CASAS Assessment
During the Information Session future students will complete official enrollment into the GED Test Preparation Program and be given scheduling information to complete the CASAS Reading or Math Assessment prior to the beginning of class.

ged23. For additional information about GED testing, visit the website and create a free user account (see information below).

classes4. Begin Classes 
After completing steps #1 - 3 above, students may begin the GED Test Preparation Program!









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GED Test and Certification Information


The GED Testing program is a national test that has been used for over 65 years to measure and evaluate the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue higher education, obtain specific jobs, gain promotions, and achieve personal goals. A GED certificate is considered the equivalent of a high school diploma and is recognized throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. It is offered in both English and Spanish. Students with special needs can apply for accommodations in advance.
  • The GED Exam is comprised of four separate tests:  Reasoning through Language Arts (RLA), Mathematics Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies.  To pass, you must receive a standard score of at least 145 on each of the four tests and an average standard score of 650 or higher.
  • You Must pre-register at  The cost for each test is $35. The fee to retake a previously failed test is $15 per test.  Credit card only.
  • The fee includes the GED certificate.  Examinees must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Photo ID is required.
  • The South Bay Adult School is an approved GED Testing center on Fridays from 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Any specific questions about the GED Test should be directed to 1.877.392.6433
For Questions about the GED Test Preparation Program contact:
Jackie Kelly, South Bay Adult School GED Program Coordinator
310-937-3340 extension 3311