Topeka Public Schools USD 501

GED® Testing Center

The GED® Tests are developed by the General Educational Development Testing Service (GEDTS) of the American Council on Education in partnership with Pearson VUE. The tests measure the major academic skills and knowledge associated with a high school program. The GED® consists of 4 subject areas and are administered throughout the year at a participating testing center.

Upon successful completion of the GED® Exam you will receive a Kansas State High School Diploma issued by the Kansas Board of Regents.

GED® Test

The new GED® 2014 Test is computer-based. To register for one or more of the four subject areas (Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts/Reading), go to You will need to set up an account. Once that is done, you can find a Testing Center and Schedule a Test on your Dashboard. You can also sign up and take the GED Ready™ practice test.

  • The cost is $30 per test for each of the four subject areas of the GED®.
  • Through December 31, 2014, you can take up to two retakes of each test for $10 per each retake.
  • The cost of the GED Ready™ practice test is $6 per test for each of the four subject areas.
  • The GED Ready™ practice test is not required before taking the GED®Test.

Please see GED Subject Areas for more information on Scoring and what will be on the test.

For more details contact Patty Williamson, Adult Ed Coordinator or call 785-235-7692.