GED Information

NOTE:Educational Testing Service (ETS)notified ջ and the state board of education that they would not administer the HiSET test in Texas after 8/31/2021. The last day to take a HiSET test in Texas was 8/31/2021.

The current providerof the high school equivalency tests in Texas is the GED test through GED Testing Service, LLC. Upon the successful completion of the GED tests, the test taker will be issued a State of Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency.

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Educator Information

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Test Taker Information

Online/Remote Proctored Policy Comparisons GED Online Proctoring Policy Comparison(ʶٹ)

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or 877-392-6433

Test Center Locator

Registration Instructions
Payment Method
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Bluebird Card
  • ACH (electronic check)

Number of tests in Battery

4

Test Subjects

  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Delivery Method

  • Computer-based Test (CBT)
  • Online Proctored (OP)

Combine Delivery Methods?

Yes

Language Options

  • English
  • Spanish

Combine Languages?

Yes

Other states using this test

Accommodations Available?

Yes.
Most accommodations are available for Online Proctored exams

Customer Service for test takers

877-392-6433

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Test Fees per Battery

GED test

Total Fee per Battery*

$145.00 CBT
$169.00 OP

*Includes test center fee and state administrative fee

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Test Fees per Subject

GED test
(4 tests in battery)

Total per Subject*

$36.25 CBT
$42.25 OP

*Includes test center fee and state administrative fee

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Retest Fees & Retest Rules

GED test

Total Retest Fee per Subject*

$16.25 CBT
$42.25 OP

Retest Policy
  • CBT: After the first three attempts, 60 day wait period required between subsequent retakes. This policy resets every January 1st.
  • OP: After the first two attempts, 60 day wait period required between subsequent retakes.

*Includes test center fee and state administrative fee

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Score Requirements

Subject

GED test
(Score Range 100-200)

Reasoning through Language Arts

145

Mathematics

145

Science

145

Social Studies

145

Total Required Score

N/A

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Educator Information

GED test

Publisher Information

Educator Services

Vouchers

Technical Manual

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Test Center Staff

GED test

About the Test

Policies & Procedures Manuals

Customer Service for Test Center Staff

866-389-3665

Approved Calculators for Testing
  • CBT: For Math, some Social Studies and some Science - TI-30XS is embedded
  • CBT: Student may bring their own hand-held TI-30XS
  • OP: embedded calculator only

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Additional Resources

TxCHSE Frequently Asked Questions
Steps to earn a Certificate of High School Equivalency
Test Taker Eligibility
Certificate Search Information

Content Updated 3/1/2022