High School Equivalency Testing (GED®)

253-589-6035 or 253-589-5702

For the most current information on preparing for high school equivalency testing, please contact the Testing Center at 253-589-6035 (to test) or the Transitional Studies department at 253-589-5702.

In order to sign up for testing, please create an account at www.ged.com. From the site, students can schedule exams, access study materials, learn about the testing experience, and access additional information. GED® Test scores completed prior to Jan. 1, 2014, are no longer valid.

Testing is computer-based, and the testing software is easy to navigate. Testers between 16-18 years of age need to bring a signed release from their district high school to the testing center before scheduling exams (homeschoolers will need a signed affidavit). Debit or credit card users may pay online. For other forms of payment, please call 253-589-6035 for assistance.

All testers must present valid, government-issued, Photo ID in order to test. If the ID is not issued by Washington State, testers must show proof of residency. Testing times vary; please visit www.cptc.edu/pearson-vue for current hours.

Test Appointment Lengths:

  • Reasoning through Language Arts (155 minutes)
  • Social Studies (75 minutes)
  • Science (90 minutes)
  • Mathematical Reasoning (120 minutes)