GED Wisconsin General Information

Wisconsin GED Testing Info

Wisconsin awards the Certificate of GED or HSED to candidates who pass the GED exams in Wisconsin.

The GED testing fee in Wisconsin is set at each test center and will vary. The GED test is available in English and Spanish in Wisconsin and can be taken at any of the Wisconsin 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.

Wisconsin GED Practice Test

The best way to make sure you pass the Wisconsin 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. While Wisconsin doesn’t require a practice test to take the GED, a practice test can improve your GED scores. Find out about online GED practice tests for Wisconsin.

Wisconsin GED Testing Eligibility

To take the GED test in Wisconsin you must be at least 18 years and six months old, or else your high school class must have graduated. If you are 17, you may be permitted to enroll in a program that leads to a HSED and to begin taking the GED tests. To take the Wisconsin GED, you must also have lived in Wisconsin for at least 10 days, or be a migrant worker or child of a migrant worker, or be a registered voter in Wisconsin. 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.

Don’t take the Wisconsin 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.

Wisconsin 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.

Wisconsin GED Retesting

If you took the WI GED test and did not pass, you don’t have to take the whole test again, just the parts you did not pass. There will be a waiting period and a retest fee, set by your testing center. Before you test again, it’s a good idea to go back and study, to make sure that you’re prepared.

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

Wisconsin 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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Wisconsin GED Transcripts

You can get a copy of your Wisconsin GED transcripts or certificate from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Just print and fill out the Wisconsin Certified Transcript/Duplicate Credentials GED/HSED Program--Order Form. Follow the instructions on the form, and mail it in to the address on the form along with your fee. The cost is $15 for the first Wisconsin GED transcript or diploma, or $5 for jail/prison inmates, and $2 for each additional copy. For an additional $25 you can guarantee your documents will be mailed within 48 hours of receiving your form.

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GED WI Testing Centers and Test Prep

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

GED Programs in Wisconsin

To find out how to prepare for a Wisconsin GED test or find out requirements for the Wisconsin HSED, contact a local high school or technical college for information about GED/HSED programs and classes in your area. View a list of Wisconsin technical colleges. Contact the college near you for information about GED classes and preparation.

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