GED Washington DC General Information

Washington DC GED Testing Info

Washington DC awards the General Educational Development Credential to candidates who pass the GED exams in Washington DC.

The GED testing fee in Washington DC is $50 for all five tests, and the GED test is available in English, Spanish, and French languages. The Washington DC GED can be taken at any of the Washington DC Official GED Testing Centers. Be sure to check specific testing information with your local GED test center, since fees, schedules, test languages, and other requirements may vary.

To pass the GED test, you will need to score a minimum of 410 on each test, and an average of 450. Find out more answers about the GED test at the GED FAQ.

Washington DC GED Practice Test

The best way to make sure you pass the Washington DC GED test is to be prepared. If you think you’re ready for the test, or if you want to know what to study, you should take a GED practice test. Washington DC requires you to take an Official Practice Test and pass with a minimum score of 410 per test and an average score of 450 before you take the GED exam. Studying at home with a practice test in advance can help you prepare and improve your GED scores. Find out about online GED practice tests for Washington DC.

Washington DC GED Testing Eligibility

To take the GED test in Washington DC, you must live in Washington DC. You must not be enrolled in high school for the past six months, and you must not have a high school diploma or equivalency diploma. You must pass the Official GED Practice Test with a minimum of 410 in each test and a total score of at least 2250. You must be at least 16 years old.

If you are 16 or 17, you must also have written permission from the superintendent, principal, or director of the last school you went to, including the last date you attended school and stating that you would benefit from taking the GED test. You must also have written, notarized permission from a parent or guardian, a public agency that has legal custody or supervision over you, or a CEO or designee of a Job Corps training program where you are enrolled.

Don’t take the Washington DC GED test unless you’re prepared. You can pass, but if you’re like most people, you’ll need some brush-up and to get familiar with the test. Find out about GED online classes.

Washington DC GED: College Eligibility

More than 60 percent of GED test-takers plan to go on to college. The GED exam can help you get there. Ninety-eight percent of colleges and universities in the U.S. accept the GED credential, though some colleges require additional tests, such as the SAT or the ACE. Check with the admissions offices of the colleges you’re interested in for their requirements. Beware of online high school degrees that colleges won’t accept.

Washington DC GED Retesting

If you took the Washington DC GED test and did not pass, you don’t have to take the whole test again, just the parts you did not pass. You will need to retake any test you scored less than 450 when you retest, but only if your total score was lest than 2250. Before you test again, it’s a good idea to go back and study, to make sure that you’re prepared. The state of Washington DC requires that you wait 30 to 90 days before testing again, depending on how many tests you passed. The cost to retest in Washington DC is $10 per subject.

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Washington DC GED Testing Accommodations

You may ask for testing accommodations for physical or mental issues that may affect your ability to take the test, including learning disabilities, ADHD, psychiatric or psychological conditions, and physical/chronic health conditions. You will need relevant medical or academic records and a current evaluation of your condition by a doctor or psychologist, plus a detailed letter or report from your evaluator. You will also need to fill out an Accommodations Request Form for either ADHD, Emotional/Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, or Health Disabilities, which has sections for you, the GED Chief Examiner in your area, and your evaluator. Read the testing accommodations guidelines for more information.

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Washington DC GED Transcripts

You can get a copy of your Washington DC GED transcripts from the Washington DC GED Testing Center at the University of the District of Columbia. Just print and fill out the Washington DC GED Transcript/Verification Request Form. Follow the instructions on the form, and mail it in to the address on the form along with your fee. Duplicate Washington DC transcripts cost $10 per transcript.

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GED DC Testing Centers and Test Prep

To find local GED schools in Washington DC, the best resources are local adult education centers, libraries, community colleges, and adult schools. Resources for GED classes in Washington DC are listed below, as well as Washington DC GED testing centers.

Local GED Programs versus Online GED Courses

Local GED programs provide classroom learning, often similar to high school programs. Online GED courses provide GED test prep in your home, on your own schedule. The GED Academy online GED courses create a customized learning experience to walk you through getting your Washington DC GED.

GED Programs in Washington DC

In Washington DC, the State Education Agency funds adult education programs that offer free or low cost GED preparation classes. You can call the Literacy Hotline at (202)727-2431 to find local adult ed classes nearby to help you prepare for the GED test in Washington DC.

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