Test Information At A Glance

NOTE: Educational Testing Service (ETS) notified TEA 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 provider of 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.

Test Taker Information

Test Policies and links
Test Fees
Retest Fees and Rules
Score Requirements
GED Online Proctoring Policy Comparison (PDF)

Educator Information 

Test Center Staff Information 

Additional Resources

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



Test Taker Information 

 

GED test

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

Register to test

www.ged.com or  877-392-6433

Test Center Locator

GED Locator

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

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 GED States

Accommodations Available?

Yes.  GED Accommodations
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.
  • 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

GED Preparation

Educator Services

GED Educators

Vouchers

GED Vouchers  

Technical Manual

GED Technical Manual  

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 Test Center Staff

 

GED test

About the Test

GED Staff Information

Policies & Procedures Manuals

GED test P & P Manual

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 9/21/2021