GED Preparation and Testing

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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. Teachers will present (online) topical workshops weekly and will recommend which workshops students should attend based upon their skillset. Students are expected to study on-line at least 5 hours per week. 

Due to Covid-19 school campus closures, all GED Preparation instruction will occur on-line until further notice. When the SBAS Campus is allowed to reopen students will be 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. 



Enrollment Process 

info session 1. Sign up for and attend a High School Diploma / GED Information Live Webinar. With guidance from the GED Program Coordinator and SBAS Counselor, detailed information about both the GED Preparation and High School Diploma Programs will be provided so potential students can choose the program that best fits with their educational goals.


registration 2. Complete the GED Test Preparation Program Registration
During the Information Session future students will be provided information on how to complete official enrollment into the GED Test Preparation program.

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 will be notified to begin their GED classes!









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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 Schools is one of the few sites open for GED testing in Los Angeles County!
  • Any specific questions about the GED Test should be directed to 1.877.392.6433
Jackie Kelly
GED Program Coordinator
GED Certificate Fraud Warning! 
Official GED Certificates are obtained by registering through and testing at an approved Pearson-Vue Testing location.  Official GED Certificates can never be purchased.  Come study with us and prepare for the real thing!