Kansas GED® Testing
How to Get a GED in KS
KS GED Test Prep Online
KS GED Practice Test
Your Kansas GED® is closer than you think. Each year, around 500,000 people earn a GED, and you can, too. The first step is getting prepared, so you know in advance you’re ready to pass. You wouldn’t be here if you weren’t ready, so get started!
Make a Commitment to Earn Your Kansas GED.
Be aware, the GED exam cannot be taken online, but you can study online. In the state of Kansas, GED testing is handled by the Kansas Board of Regents. The Kansas GED exam can only be taken at a local official GED test center. Find Kansas GED test centers.
GED Kansas General Information
Kansas GED Testing Info
Kansas awards the Kansas State High School Diploma to candidates who pass the GED exams in Kansas.
The GED testing fee in Kansas is $85 for all five tests. The GED test is available in English and Spanish languages in Kansas and can be taken at any of the Kansas 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 420 on each test, and an average of 450. Find out more answers about the GED test at the GED FAQ.
Kansas GED Practice Test
The best way to make sure you pass the Kansas 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. Kansas requires you to pass an Official GED Practice Test and score a minimum of 450 on each test, with an average of 500, to take the GED. Studying at home with a practice test can improve your GED scores. Find out about online GED practice tests for Kansas.
Kansas GED Testing Eligibility
To take the GED test in Kansas, you must be at least 16 years old. You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school, have a high school diploma, or have a high school equivalency diploma. You must show that you are a resident of Kansas by providing a valid ID such as a Kansas driver’s license or ID card. If you are 16 or 17, you can only take the GED tests if you have:
- a Compulsory School Attendance Disclaimer and/or Compulsory Attendance Exemption form from the local school district where you live, with a parent or guardian’s signature, or
- a Compulsory School Attendance Disclaimer and/or Compulsory Attendance Exemption form from the local school district where you live and a marriage certificate, court order, legal documentation of emancipation, or adjudication and still under court authority, or
- if you are home schooled, a graduation certificate or letter of disenrollment from your home school signed by the parent or person in charge of the home school.
Don’t take the Kansas 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.
Kansas 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.
Kansas GED Retesting
If you took the KS GED test and did not pass, you don’t have to take the whole test again, just the parts you did not pass. You don’t have to finish all five tests before retaking a test you didn’t pass, and there is no waiting period. You can take each subject up to three times in one year. Kansas GED test scores expire in one year, so you will need to complete all five tests within one year. Before you test again, go back and study, to make sure that you’re prepared. The fee to retest in Kansas is between $75 and $85.
Think you’re ready to retest? Try a GED practice test.
Kansas 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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Kansas GED Transcripts
You can get a copy of your Kansas GED transcripts or a duplicate diploma from the Kansas Board of Regents. Just print and fill out the Kansas GED Request Form. Follow the instructions on the form, and mail it in to the address on the form along with your fee. The cost is $10 for each duplicate Kansas GED transcript or diploma.
How Can I Get My
GED Certificate Fast?
The fastest way to get your GED certificate is to study online. Online GED test prep gives you the freedom to study at the best time for you and at your own pace. It eliminates all the stress and embarrassment of the classroom.
Does It Cost?
The GED Academy makes GED test prep affordable and convenient. We give you payment options that will work for you so you can afford everything you need to prepare for the GED test online.
Should I Take a
Yes! A practice test will help you determine if you are ready for the actual GED® test. Sign up for our Free Practice Test.
How Hard Is
the GED Test?
The key to the GED test is preparation. We make the GED test easier than you think by helping you brush up on the right skills, in the right way. We’ve helped thousands earn a GED credential and go on to new careers and colleges.
GED KS Testing Centers and Test Prep
To find local GED schools in Kansas, the best resources are local adult education centers, libraries, community colleges, and adult schools. Resources for GED classes in Kansas are listed below, as well as Kansas 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 Kansas GED.
GED Programs in Kansas
View a list of Kansas adult education centers that can help with GED preparation and skills classes. Call for information about GED programs and GED classes in your area.
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