The GED® Program is provided by Adult Education. Students are able to enroll in Adult Ed classes to improve their basic skills needed to pass the GED® Test and earn their Arkansas High School Diploma.
On average, GED® students complete 100+ hours in the classroom before taking the GED® Ready (Practice Exam). Students are encouraged to participate in our Distance Learning courses in order to increase their hours and learning opportunities online.
GED® courses are free to students. The only cost towards earning the GED® is $16.00 for the Official Test. A minimum score of 145 is required on all subjects.
The Official GED® test has 4 subjects:
Reasoning through Language Arts - Ability to read closely, write clearly and edit and understand written text.
Mathematical Reasoning - Quantitative & algebraic problem solving.
Science - Life science, physical science, earth and space science.
Social Studies - Civics and government, U. S. history, economics, geography and the world.
Teens (16-17 years):
Teenagers (16-17) are able to enroll in Adult Education's GED® Program. The following criteria must be met:
-Minimum score of 535 is required on the TABE 11/12 for all subjects (Reading, Language, and Mathematics).
-Guardian Approval (Adult Ed form with signature)
-Secondary Education Release with signatures and official school seal
-Teen Student Contract (Adult Ed form with student and guardian signatures)
-Teens ages 16-18 are required to pass the Civics Education Exam before GED® Testing process begins.