Will there be a secure practice test that can be used as a required qualifier for GED ® testing?
Yes, GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test can be used to qualify individuals to take the GED ® test. Test takers who receive a score in the 'green' zone on a GED Ready subject area test are likely to pass at the high school equivalency level on the corresponding subject of the operational GED test. Test-takers who earn a score of 145-200 on the GED Ready ® practice test score in the 'green' zone and are considered "Likely to Pass" the GED ® test.
To pass the GED test, your score for each section must be 410 or higher. Your scores on all five sections of the GED test must total 2,250 points, giving you an average score of 450 or higher for each of the content areas. If you are weak in one section of the test, then you may be able to make up for it by having a strong performance on a different section as long as all the section scores are at least 410. Your score on the essay section is graded on a scale of one to four, where a one is inadequate, two is marginal, three is adequate, and four is effective. You must earn at least a two to pass the essay section.