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GED Preparation and Test



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.

Participation in this blended on-line course requires 3 hours of online study, including one hour weekly attendance on campus during one of our Learning Lab sessions:
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays:  8:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Mondays: 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Tuesdays: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
New Student On-line Enrollment Dates for 2019-2020:  
On-Line Registration Open Orientation Classes Begin 
December 9, 2019 - January 9, 2020
January 23, 2020:  8:30am - 11:00am     
(check-in by 8:30am) 
January 23, 2020:  4:00pm - 6:30pm
(check-in by 4:00pm)
January 27, 2020


How to Register for the GED Test Preparation Online Course:


During the open enrollment period CLICK HERE to create a user account and enroll into the GED Test Preparation Online Course. You will receive an auto-generated confirmation email indicating you have successfully registered. If you do not immediately receive the confirmation email please call the South Bay Adult School office.



Email your session time preference to and arrive on time to your required Orientation session. This mandatory required Orientation and reading assessment session which will take approximately 2.5 hours to complete on your choice:
         Thursday January 23, 2020:  8:30 am - 11:00 am (check-in by 8:30 am)
         Thursday January 23, 2020:  4:00 pm - 6:30 pm (check-in by 4:00 pm)



When you attend the Orientation, you will schedule your weekly on-site class meeting days and times, and receive the log-on information for our GED Test Preparation program.


For Questions about the GED Test Preparation Online Program contact:
Jackie Kelly, South Bay Adult School GED Program Coordinator
310-937-3340 extension 3311









South Bay Adult School is an approved GED testing center.


There are four subject area tests needed to complete the GED. Each subject area test costs $35.00. Students who wish to register for GED Testing need to do the following:

  1. Go to
  2. Create a free MyGED account
  3. Start studying by attending the GED Test Preparation Blended-Online Course
  4. Take GED Ready - the official practice test
  5. Schedule your test(s)
Any specific questions about the GED test should be directed to 1.877.392.6433

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.
  • All testing is at South Bay Adult School-Edison Center, 3401 Inglewood Ave., R.B., on Fridays from 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Photo ID is required.
  • GED Test Questions?  Call 1.877.392.6433