Official GED Testing Center
The ACPS Adult Learning Center (ALC) announces the opening of a Pearson VUE® Testing Center at 1340 Braddock Place, 7th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314 (view directions and parking information).
2014 GED® Program is Here!
Here in Virginia we're excited to offer you the 2014 GED® program and a fighting chance at a good job with good wages. Learn more below or sign up today at www.GED.com.
What's the 2014 GED® Program?
In 2014 you have more than just a test. You'll have access to MyGED your online portal to sign up, study, schedule, check scores, and learn about jobs and college.
What is MyGED?
MyGED is your start-to-finish tool for the 2014 GED® program. Flexible, convenient and the support you need before and after the GED® test. Built with you in mind, MyGED helps you take control of your life and your future. Get started and register now at www.GED.com.
What's the 2014 GED® test like?
The GED® test has been updated to make sure it measures what graduating high school seniors know and what colleges and employers will expect of you.
- Four (4) parts:
- Science (90 minutes)
- Social Studies (90 minutes)
- Reasoning Through Language Arts (150 minutes including a 10-minute break)
- Mathematical Reasoning (90 minutes)
- Offered on computer (paper available for accommodations only)
- English and Spanish
Where can I study?
Contact Alexandria Adult Learning Center at 703-619-8027 or sign up for MyGED at www.GED.com and click on "Study" to find tools, free practice test questions, and GED Ready: The Official Practice Test.
How do I register?
Registration is simple in 2015. Simply sign up for MyGED at www.GED.com and you will get information about local policies, how to request modified testing conditions (accommodations), or you'll be able to schedule right then.
When can I schedule?
Scheduling is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week with MyGED at www.GED.com. Log in and click on "Schedule Test" on the top. Once you complete the scheduling questions you'll be directed to choose your language, subject, and the day and time that works best for you to test. You can also schedule one test at a time to make sure you feel prepared every time.
What is the passing score?
On the 2014 GED® test you need to earn at least 150 points on each subject to pass. To find out if you're likely to pass, take GED Ready: The Official Practice Test and the only test that can tell you if you're likely to pass. Sign into MyGED at www.GED.com to get ready with GED Ready.
Is there a fee to take the test?
You can pay as you go with the GED® test. This means you can pay for each subject individually or when you are ready to test. In Virginia the fee per subject is $30. Total test fee is $120.
The 2014 GED® program gives you everything you need for success, and MyGED will help get you there. With MyGED, you receive unprecedented support before and after you test. Conveniently register and schedule 24/7. Pay as you go and test on what you want, when you want. Plus, find prep tools to help you prepare for test day and resources to help you move forward to what's next.
MyGED was built with you in mind and the Alexandria Adult Learning Center is here to help. We offer vouchers for online payment as well. Inquire at 703-619-8027 for more information.
Dates for the GED Ready: The Official Practice Test are:
- March 20, 2015
- April 7 & 21, 2015
- May 5 & 19, 2015
- June 2 & 12, 2015
- July 7 & 21, 2015
All exams will begin promptly at 10 a.m. Please arrive no later than 9:45 a.m
Please register at least one day in advance by filling out the application form and bringing it along with your payment to the Adult Learning Center Braddock Place Campus. All subjects will be offered on testing days. Same day registration will not be permitted. Fees are $4 per subject (ex. all subjects = $16 total). CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY.
Dates for the Official GED Test at our GED Testing Center for 2015 are:
- March 4, 5, 18 & 19
- April 8, 9, 22, & 23
- May 6, 7 , 20 & 21
- June 3, 4, 17 & 18
- July 8, 9, 22, & 23
- Aug 5, 6, 19 & 20
Times for all dates are 1:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Transcripts and Certificates
Login to www.GED.com to request a transcript.
Race to GED
A program funded with state monies to increase (1) outreach to adults without a high school credential, (2) instructional opportunities for those adults (including the Fast Track GED method), and (3) GED testing access. Classes are ongoing with the following schedule: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Contact our office at 703-619-8027 for registration and more information.