How to Get a GED® in Rhode Island

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Rhode Island State GED Test Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be a resident of Rhode Island.
  • You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate.
  • You must be 18 years old or older, however students who are 17 may take the test if they receive special permission to test from the Chief Examiner of the testing center to which application is made. Students who are 16 must be withdrawn from secondary school for at least six months and receive permission to test from the Commissioner of Education or designee.
  • Cost: $30 (per subject); $120 (all subjects)
  • Passing score: 145 (minimum) in each subject
  • Accommodations: You must apply for disability accommodations through the GED test’s accommodations page.
  • After you pass the test, the State of Rhode Island will award you a GED certificate that will show you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate.

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"I want to say something to all the teens reading this. I understand how hard high school can get. All the drama, people stepping all over you. You try so hard to try your best, but sometimes you don’t have the love and care there. Get your GED certificate. Dont listen to what people have to say. Don’t ever let anybody tell you that you can’t. Put your mind to it."

– Nina, Rhode Island