GED Maine General Information

Maine GED Testing Info

Maine awards the Maine High School Equivalency Diploma to candidates who pass the GED exams in Maine.

There is no GED testing fee in Maine. The GED test is available in English, Spanish, and French languages in Maine and can be taken at any of the Maine 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.

Maine GED Practice Test

The best way to make sure you pass the Maine 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. Maine requires you to pass an Official GED Practice Test at a test center before you take the GED exam. To prepare, it’s a good idea to practice at home. Find out about online GED practice tests for Maine.

Maine GED Testing Eligibility

To take the GED test in Maine you must be at least 18 years old, or 17 years old if you have been out of school for one year and have an immediate need, as defined by the state of Maine. You must not be enrolled in a public or private high school, and you must not already have a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma. You do not have to live in Maine to take the GED test in Maine. You must take at least one of the GED tests at a Maine GED Testing Center to receive the Maine High School Equivalency Diploma.

Before you can take the GED test in Maine, you must pass the Official GED Practice Test or provide similar evidence to the Chief Examiner that you’re ready for the GED test. Local test centers may have additional requirements. You’ll need valid ID to take your test.

Don’t take the Maine 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.

Maine 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.

Maine GED Retesting

If you took the Maine GED test and did not pass, you don’t have to take the whole test again, just the parts you did not pass. Before you test again, go back and study, to make sure that you’re prepared. The state of Maine does not have a waiting period before taking the test again and there is no state retest fee, but your testing center might have its own requirements.

Think you’re ready to retest? Try a GED practice test.

Maine 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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Maine GED Transcripts

You can get a copy of your Maine GED transcripts or diploma from the Maine Department of Education. Just print and fill out the Maine Department of Education GED Information 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 $3 for a duplicate diploma, with no fee for a transcript.



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GED ME Testing Centers and Test Prep

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


GED Programs in Maine

Download the Maine Adult Education System Directory to find a program near you with GED classes. Call for information about GED programs and courses in your area.


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