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GED Preparation and Testing Information

GED Preparation Information

Beginning in January 2014, a newly overhauled GED is being used in Colorado. Colorado uses GED to issue High School Equivalency Diplomas, and with the 2014 GED aligned to more rigorous standards, having this diploma will reflect test taker's readiness for postsecondary education and the workforce. The Colorado GED Testing Program provides oversight and resources to GED Testing Centers in the state of Colorado, as well as information and resources for test takers.

 What's New?

  • The 2014 GED will be taken exclusively on the computer.
  • The test will continue to be taken in-person at approved testing centers, not online.
  • The 2014 GED is aligned with new state standards, so those that pass demonstrate they meet rigorous standards of high school completion and college and career readiness.
  • Test takers will get their scores reported back the same day they test, within 3 hours of completion.
  • Scores will provide detailed personalized feedback on specific skills that can be improved for a higher score, and targeted study recommendations.
  • The 2014 GED will focus on critical thinking and problem solving skills, testing 4 content areas:
  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Science
  • Social Studies

See more at: http://www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged

Coming soon…

2014 Computer-Based GED Testing administered by Aurora Public School's Community GED Office

GED testing sites coming soon…

 Cost coming soon…

 Community Partner Resources for GED preparation

The Learning Source, in partnership with the Community College of Aurora, offers GED preparation. For more information and enrollment dates, call 303-922-4683, or e-mail: Pamela@coloradoliteracy.org

Emily Griffith Opportunity School also offers GED classes, 1250 Welton St., Denver, Colorado, or call 303-575-4700

Online and Other Resources:

Colorado Department of Education:  www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged
Arapahoe Douglas Works: Phone 303-636-1277

GED Exam Information

Recorded GED exam information, locations and dates, call: 303-326-1081
Aurora Public Schools/GED Testing Office - Diane Johnson: 303-326-2112

 GED Testing Requirements

  • Current, valid government picture identification with date of birth and signature is required
  • All testers must first go through a one hour orientation. For more information on GED testing, go to  www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged
  •  Testing dates change every month
  • The GED is also available in Spanish—call the GED office for more information (303-326-1081)

If you started the GED any place other than an Aurora Public Schools site, you must contact the Colorado Department of Education for testing conditions:

 Colorado Department of Education, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203-1799.  For K-12 information:  303.866.6600; Higher Education information call  303-866-2723, or online at www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged

Note:  Alternate versions of the GED are available through Special Testing services and must be approved by the GED Testing Service as well as the State. 
This would include alternate format, Braille, Audio only, large print, etc.  Information also available online at www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged

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