If you haven’t graduated from a high school, holding a high school equivalency credential – GED certificate -might give you more job opportunities or a brighter future with higher education than those who do not earn any diploma. So why don’t you prepare for the GED exam right now? 

To start your journey with the GED test, let’s make sure you know how to study for the GED?. Besides, you also need to keep yourself updated with GED policies and requirements of the state that you intend to take the test. In this paper, we place more emphasis on the GED in Georgia. Take a gander at the following information to comprehend Georgia GED requirements, retake policies, testing centers, FAQs and so on. Let’s get started! 

 

1. Georgia GED requirements

 

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Georgia GED requirements

Individuals who want to take the Georgia GED exam must meet the following requirements as follows: 

  • They are at least 16 years old. Those who are 16 or 17 years of age must attend a state-approved adult education program and be approved to test. Please contact your local Adult Education Center for detailed information. 
  • They haven’t graduated from an accredited high school
  • They aren’t enrolled in a regular high school currently. 
  • They have a valid photo ID (driver’s license, state identification card, military ID or Passport)

 

2. GED Cost In Georgia

On the first hand, if you opt for taking the GED test in person at a testing center, each subject-area test will charge you $40 ($ 160 for the full battery)

On the other hand, if you want to take the Online Proctored GED test, the testing fee will increase by $6 to $46 for each subject-are subtest ($184 for the full battery).

3. GED registration process

To register to for the GED test, please follow our guidance below: 

Step 1: Visit the official GED Testing Service – www.ged.com – or call 1-877 EXAM GED to register, schedule your testing appointment. 

Step 2: Pay for the GED test by either credit or debit cards. 

It should be noted that your testing centers will be displayed based on your zip code after you create an account and register for a test successfully. 

Step 3: Bring a valid photo ID (driver’s license, state identification card, military ID or Passport) with you on test day. 

4. Georgia GED retake policies 

You are allowed to retake your GED test to get an expected passing score. More specifically, you can take each subject-area test three times without any waiting period. However, after the third try, you must wait 60-days after their last attempt before you retake your GED test.  

If you take your first two retakes within 12 calendar months, you will be charged $20. However, any additional retakes will charge you $40. 

5. Georgia GED transcript and diploma

In Georgia, GED holders who enroll in one of the 17 areas funded by the HOPE Career Grant programs might attend technical college with free tuition. 

GED graduates may get their high school equivalency credentials or transcripts in the mail within 2-3 weeks from the final test date. You also order duplicate official transcripts or diplomas. 

6. GED Testing Sites In Georgia

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GED Testing Sites In Georgia

Here is a list of GED Testing Centers in Georgia. Let’s find the closest one near you. 

  • Latanya Overby, GED Administrator

Technical College System of Georgia

1800 Century Place NE, Suite 300B

Atlanta, GA 30345-4304

(404) 679-4959

  • Abbeville

Wilcox State Prison

Scheduling Only

470 S. Broad Street

Abbeville, GA 31001

229-467-3000

  • Acworth

Chattahoochee Technical College

North Metro Campus

5198 Ross Road

Acworth, GA 30102

770-975-4271

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Chattahoochee Technical College – DOC

North Metro Campus

5198 Ross Road, Bldg. G

Acworth, GA 30102

770-975-4272

  • Albany

Albany Technical College – DOC

Cuthbert

Turner Job Corps

1704 S. Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229-430-0691

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Albany Technical College

1705 S. Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229-430-0691

  • Alpharetta

Gwinnett Technical College – 

Alpharetta/North Fulton

2875 Old Milton Parkway

Alpharetta, GA 30004

470-282-5420

  • Alto

Lee Arrendale State Prison

Scheduling Only

2023 Gainesville HWY S.

Alto, GA 30510

706-776-4777

  • Americus

South Georgia Technical College – DOC

McLain Center

900 South Georgia Tech Pkwy.

Americus, GA 31709

229-931-4998

  • Athens

Athens Technical College

800 U.S. Hwy. 29 N., Bldg. K

Athens, GA 30601

706-583-2551

Athens Technical College – DOC 1

800 U.S. Hwy. 29 N

Athens, GA 30601

706-357-0014

Athens Technical College – DOC 2/3

440-3 Dearing Extension

Athens, GA 30606

706-357-5281 X4

  • Atlanta

Atlanta

FBOP FPC

FBOP USP

600 McDonough Blvd. SE

Atlanta, GA 30315

404-635-5100 x550

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Atlanta Technical College

Professional Assessment Center

1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Bldg. G

Atlanta, GA 30310

404-225-4681

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Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library

One Margaret Mitchell Square

Atlanta, GA 30303

404-730-1837 

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Fulton County Library System

1463 Pryor Road

Atlanta, GA 30315

404-612-4001

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Metro Re-entry Facility – DOC GDC

Registration Only

1301 Constitution Road SE

Atlanta, GA 30316

404-460-2333

  • Augusta

Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Bldg. 1300

Augusta, GA 30906

706-771-4153

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Augusta Technical College – DOC

3200 Augusta Tech Drive

Augusta, GA 30906

706-771-5710

706-771-4153

  • Bainbridge

Bainbridge Probation Substance Abuse Treatment Center

Scheduling Only

225 State Hospital Road

Bainbridge, GA 39817

229-248-2463

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Southern Regional Technical College

315 S. Boulevard Drive

Bainbridge, GA 39819

229-248-2517

  • Blairsville

North Georgia Technical College

Shirley Miller Building

38 Blalock Street, Room #508

Blairsville, GA 30512

706-439-6329

  • Brunswick

Coastal Pines Technical College

3700 Glynco Parkway

Brunswick, GA 31525

912-262-4997

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Coastal Pines Technical College – DOC

3700 Glynco Parkway

Brunswick, GA 31525

912-262-4326

  • Buford

Phillips State Prison

Scheduling Only

2989 W. Rock Quarry

Buford, GA 30519

770-932-4500

  • Calhoun

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Gordon County

1151 HWY 53 Spur

Calhoun, GA 30701

706-764-3817

  • Canton

Chattahoochee Technical College

1645 Bluffs Parkway, Room A202

Canton, GA 30114

706-253-4318

  • Carrollton

West Georgia Technical College – DOC

97 S.HWY 16

Carrollton, GA 30117

770-537-6061

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West Georgia Technical College – DOC

Adult Education

997 Newnan Road, Room 205-A

Carrollton, GA 30116

678-664-0561

  • Cartersville

Bartow County Detention Center

Registration Only

104 Zena Drive

Cartersville, GA 30121

678-721-3041

  • Chester

Dodge State Prison

Scheduling Only

2971 Old Bethel Road

Chester, GA 31012

478-289-2748

  • Clarkston

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

495 North Indian Creek Drive

Clarkston, GA 30021

404-297-9522

  • Clarksville

North Georgia Technical College – DOC

1701 HWY 197 North

Clarksville, GA 30523

706-754-7813

  • Columbus

Columbus Technical College

Library Building

928 Manchester Expressway, Room 606

Columbus, GA 31904

706-649-1822

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Columbus Technical College – DOC

928 Manchester Expressway, Room 606

Columbus, GA 31904

706-649-1800

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Muscogee County Jail – DOC TCSG

Registration Only

7175 Sacerdote Lane

Columbus, GA 31907

706-641-5807

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Muscogee County Prison – DOC

Scheduling Only

700 10th Street

Columbus, GA 31901

706-641-5334

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Rutledge State Prison

Scheduling Only

7175 Manor Road

Columbus, GA 31906

706-568-2340

  • Commerce

Lanier Technical College –

Jackson County ALC

631 S. Elm Street

Commerce, GA 30529

770-535-6277

  • Conyers

Rockdale County Jail- DOC

911 Chambers Drive

Conyers, GA 30012

770-278-8242

  • Cumming

Lanier Technical College

Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical

3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Bldg. C, Room 204

Cumming, GA 30041

404-375-1103

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Lanier Technical College – DOC

Forsyth County Jail

202 Veterans Memorial Blvd.

Cumming, GA 30040

770-531-6407

  • Dahlonega

Lanier Technical College

150 B Johnson Street

Dahlonega, GA 30533

706-867-2862

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Lumpkin County Center – DOC

150 B Johnson Street

Dahlonega, GA 30533

706-296-4902

  • Dallas

Chattahoochee Technical College

400 Nathan Dean Bvd., Bldg. A, Room 224

Dallas, GA 30132

706-253-4318

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Paulding RSAT – DOC

1295 Industrial Blvd. N.

Dallas, GA 30720

770-443-7807

  • Dalton

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Adult Education Program

Whitfield Murray Campus

2310 Maddox Chapel Road, Bldg. A, Room 128

Dalton, GA 30720

706-764-3817

  • Danielsville

Athens Technical College

Madison County High School

600 Madison Street

Danielsville, GA 30633

706-583-2551

  • Davisboro

Washington State Prison

Scheduling Only

13262 HWY 24

Davisboro, GA 31018

478-348-5814

  • Dawsonville

Lanier Technical College – ALC

388 HWY 9 North

Dawsonville, GA 30534

404-375-1103

  • Decatur

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office – DOC

Scheduling Only

4415 Memorial Drive

Decatur, GA 30032

404-298-8183

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College

2460 Wesley Chapel Road

Decatur, GA 33035

404-297-9522 x2511

  • Douglas

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

706 W. Baker HWY

Douglas, GA 31533

229-333-2125

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Wiregrass Georgia Technical College – DOC

706 W. Baker HWY

Douglas, GA 31533

229-333-2100 X1236

  • Douglasville

West Georgia Technical College

4600 Timber Ridge Drive

Douglasville, GA 30135

770-947-3898

  • Dublin

Oconee Fall Line Technical College

560 Pinehill Road

Dublin, GA 31021

478-274-7787

  • Elberton

Athens Technical College

Elbert County Campus

1317 Athens HWY

Elberton, GA 30653

706-583-2551

  • Fitzgerald

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

667 Perry House Road

Fitzgerald, GA 31750

229-333-2125

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Wiregrass Georgia Technical College – DOC

667 Perry House Road

Fitzgerald, GA 31750

229-333-2100 x1236

  • Forsyth

Burruss CTC

Scheduling Only

1000 Indian Springs

Forsyth, GA 31029

478-994-7784

  • Fort Gordon

Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy

Scheduling Only

40006 Brems Circle

Fort Gordon, GA 30905

706-823-8000

  • Fort Stewart

Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy

Scheduling Only

16th Street & Niles Avenue

Fort Stewart, GA 31315

912-876-1742

  • Gainesville

Lanier Technical College

Nathan Deal Economic Development Center

2535 Lanier Tech Drive

Gainesville, GA 30507

770-533-6995

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Lanier Technical College – DOC

Hall City Jail

1700 Barber Road

Gainesville, GA 30507

770-531-6407

  • Garden City

Coastal State Prison

Scheduling Only

200 Gulfstream Road

Garden City, GA 31418

912-965-6330

  • Glennville

Smith State Prison

Scheduling Only

9676 HWY 301 N

Glennville, GA 30427

912-654-5000

  • Greensboro

Athens Technical College

Green County Campus

1051 Athens Tech Drive

Greensboro, GA 30642

706-583-2551

  • Griffin

Southern Crescent Technical College

501 Varsity Road

Griffin, GA 30223

770-229-3176

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Southern Crescent Technical College – DOC

501 Varsity Road

Griffin, GA 30223

770-339-3177

  • Grovetown

Augusta State Medical Prison

Scheduling Only

3001 Gordon HWY

Grovetown, GA 30813

706-855-4700

  • Hardwick

Baldwin State Prison

Scheduling Only

300 Laying Farm

Hardwick, GA 31034

478-445-5218

  • Hartwell

Athens Technical College

Hart County

110 Benson Street

Hartwell, GA 30643

706-583-2551

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Whitworth Women’s Facility

Scheduling Only

414 Valley Hart

Hartwell, GA 30643

706-856-2601

  • Hawkinsville

Pulaski State Prison

Scheduling Only

373 Upper River Road

Hawkinsville, GA 31036

478-783-6000

  • Helena

Telfair State Prison

Scheudling Only

210 Longbridge Road

Helena, GA 31037

229-868-7721

  • Hinesville

Savannah Technical College

Liberty Campus

100 Technology Drive

Hinesville, GA 31313

912-408-3024

  • Hiram

Cobb County School District Paulding Site

140 Bethel Church Road

Hiram, GA 30141

678-594-8011

  • Homer

Lanier Technical College

127 Hudson Valley Drive

Homer, GA 30547

706-677-4302

  • Jackson

Georgia Diagnostic & Classification Prison

Scheduling Only

2978 HWY 39

Jackson, GA 30233

770-504-2024

  • Jasper

Chattahoochee Technical College – DOC

Appalachian Campus

100 Campus Drive, Bldg. 400

Jasper, GA 30143

706-253-4318

  • Jefferson

Lanier Technical College – DOC

Jackson Correctional

265 I.W. Davis Road

Jefferson, GA 30549

404-375-1103

  • Jesup

Coastal Pines Technical College

1777 W. Cherry Street

Jesup, GA 31545

912-427-1600

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Jesup 

FBOP FCI

FBOP FPC

FBOP FSL

2600 HWY 401 S

Jesup, GA 31599

912-427-0870 x5729

  • Jonesboro

Clayton County Public Schools – DOC

137 Spring Street

Jonesboro, 30236

770-515-7610

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Eula Hilborn Ponds Perry Center for Learning

Adult Education

137 Spring Street

Jonesboro, 30236

770-515-7610

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National Youth Placement Center – DOC

137 Spring Street

Jonesboro, 30236

770-515-7610

  • LaGrange

West Georgia Technical College

La Grange West

One College Circle

LaGrange, GA 30043

706-756-4619

  • Lawrenceville

Gwinnett Technical College – GED

5150 Sugar Loaf Pkwy, Bldg. 100, Room 416

Lawrenceville, GA 30043

678-226-6399

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Gwinnett Technical College – DOC

5150 Sugar Loaf Pkwy

Lawrenceville, GA 30043

678-226-6323

  • Leesburg

Lee State Prison

Scheduling Only

153 Pinewood Drive

Leesburg, GA 31763

229-759-3110

  • Ludowici

Long State Prison

Scheduling Only

1434 US HWY 84 E

Ludowici, GA 31316

478-472-3400

  • Macon

Central Georgia Technical College

3300 Macon Tech Drive, Bldg. J, Room 141

Macon, GA 31206

478-757-2508

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Central State Prison

Scheduling Only

4600 Fulton Mill Road

Macon, GA 31208

478-471-2908

  • Marietta

Cobb County Schoo District

240 Barber Road, GED Testing Room 16

Marietta, GA 30060

678-594-8011 x247

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Cobb County Schools – DOC

240 Barber Road

Marietta, GA 30060

678-332-6023

  • Milledgeville

Central Georgia Technical College

54 HWY 22 W

Milledgeville, GA 31061

478-445-2230

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Riverbend Correctional Facility – DOC GEO

Scheduling Only

196 Laying Farm Road

Milledgeville, GA 31061

478-414-2345

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YCA Milledgeville

Registration Only

341 Baland Circle

Milledgeville, GA 31601

478-475-3722

  • Monroe

Athens Technical College

Walton County Campus

212 Bryant Road

Monroe, GA 30655

706-583-2551

  • Moody AFB

US Military NTC Wiregrass

Georgia Technical College

Moody AF- DoD

23 FSS/FSDE

3010 Robinson Road

Moody AFB, GA 31699

229-253-9571

  • Morgan

Calhoun State Prison

Scheduling Only

27823 Main Street

Morgan, GA 39866

229-849-5000

  • Moultrie

Southern Regional Technical College

800 Veterans Pkwy N, Room B220

Moultrie, GA 31788

229-891-7000

  • Mt Vernon

Montgomery State Prison

Scheduling Only

650 Mt Vernon/Alston Road

Mt Vernon, GA 30445

912-583-3600

  • Newman

West Georgia Technical College

Coweta Campus

200 Campus Drive

Newman, GA 30263

770-755-7856

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West Georgia Technical College – DOC

Coweta Campus

200 Campus Drive

Newman, GA 30263

706-756-4619

  • Newman

West Georgia Technical College

Coweta Campus

200 Campus Drive

Newman, GA 30263

770-755-7856

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West Georgia Technical College – DOC

Coweta Campus

200 Campus Drive

Newman, GA 30263

706-756-4619

  • Oglethorpe

Macon State Prison

Scheduling Only

2728 HWY 49 S

Oglethorpe, GA 31068

478-472-3400

  • Pelham

Autry State Prison

Scheduling Only

3178 Mount Zion Church

Pelham, GA 30453

229-294-2940

  • Reidsville

Georgia State Prison

Scheduling Only

300 1st Avenue S

Reidsville, GA 30453

912-557-7301

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Rogers State Prison

Scheduling Only

1978 Georgia HWY 147

Reidsville, GA 30453

912-555-7771

  • Rincon

Savannah Technical College

Effingham Campus

2890 HWY 21 S

Rincon, GA 31326

912-443-4148

  • Rock Springs

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

2i65 Bicentennial Trail

Rock Springs, GA 30739

706-764-3817

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College – DOC

2i65 Bicentennial Trail

Rock Springs, GA 30739

706-295-6972

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Walker State Prison

Scheduling Only

97 Kevin Lane

Rock Springs, GA 30739

706-764-3632

  • Rome

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive, Bldg. E-102

Rome, GA 30161

706-295-6975

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College – GNTC

Floyd County DOC

One Maurice Culberson Drive

Rome, GA 30161

706-295-6975

  • Sandersville

Oconee Fall Line Technical College

North Campus

1189 Deepstep Road, Room 117

Sandersville, GA 31082

478-553-2079

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Oconee Fall Line Technical College – DOC

1189 Deepstep Road

Sandersville, GA 31082

478-553-2080

  • Savannah

Savannah Technical College – DOC

5717 White Bluff Road

Savannah, GA 31405

912-443-4148

  • Statesboro

Ogeechee Technical College

1 Joe Kennedy Blvd.

Statesboro, GA 30458

912-871-1693

  • Stockbridge

Pearson Professional Centers-Atlanta

The Grand Professional Building

239 Village Center Pkwy., Suite 280

Stockbridge, GA 30401

678-565-7442

  • Swainsboro

Emanuael Women’s Facility

Scheduling Only

714 Gumlog Road

Swainsboro, GA 30401

478-289-2748

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Southeastern Technical College

346 Kite Road

Swainsboro, GA 30401

478-289-2257

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Southeastern Technical College

Academic Mobile 8

346 Kite Road

Swainsboro, GA 30401

478-289-2248

  • Thomaston

Southern Crescent Technical College

1533 HWY 19 S, Bldg. A

Thomaston, GA 30286

706-646-6121

  • Thomasville

Southern Regional Technical College

15689 U.S. HWY 19 N

Thomasville, GA 31792

229-225-5293

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Southern Regional Technical College – DOC

15689 U.S. HWY 19 N

Thomasville, GA 31792

229-225-5292

  • Thomson

Augusta Technical College

388 Tech Drive

Thomson, GA 30824

706-595-0166

  • Tifton

Southern Regional Technical College

52 Tech Drive, Room D 117/118

Tifton, GA 31794

229-391-2600

  • Trion

Hays State Prison

Scheduling Only

777 Underwood Road

Trion, GA 31794

706-857-0400

  • Unadilla

Dooly State Prison

Scheduling Only

1412 Plunkett Road

Unadilla, GA 31091

478-627-2000

  • Valdosta

Valdosta State Prison

Scheduling Only

3259 Val Tech Road

Valdosta, GA 31603

229-333-7900

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Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

4089 Val Tech Road, Berrien Hall, Room 107

Valdosta, GA 31602

WGTC – 229-219-1235

Mobile Public 1 – 229-333-2100

DOC –  229-333-2100 x1236

  • Vidalia

Southeastern Technical College

100-A Brinson Road

Vidalia, GA 30474

478-289-2257

  • Warner Robins

Central Georgia Technical College

80 Cohen Walker Drive

Warner Robins, GA 31088

478-218-3368

DOC 1 –  478-929-6790

DOC 2 –  478-757-2674

DOC 3, 4, 6 –  478-988-6851

McEver – Registtration Only –  478-218-3288

Milledgeville YCA –  478-757-2674

  • Washington

Athens Technical College

Washington-Wilkes Career Center

22 Lexington Avenue

Washington, GA 30673

706-583-2551

  • Waycross

Coastal Pines Tecnnical College

Economic Develpment Building 6000

1701 Carswell Avenue

Waycross, GA 31503

912-287-5856

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Coastal Pines Tecnnical College – DOC

1701 Carswell Avenue

Waycross, GA 31503

912-285-6474

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Ware State Prison

Scheduling Only

3620 N Harris Road

Waycross, GA 31503

912-285-6400

  • Winder

Lanier Technical College

Barrow County AEC

163 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winder, GA 30680

770-531-3361

  • Wrightsville

Johnson State Prison

Scheduling Only

290 Donovan Road

Wrightsville, GA 31096

478-864-4100

7. GED Quick Facts

Here are some quick facts about the GED in Georgia. 

  • Fact 1: GED preparation classes are available at no charge. Please keep in touch with your local Adult Education Center to get more information about these classes. 
  • Fact 2: The Online Proctored GED or OP GED test might be taken 24 hours from home per day. 

 

8. Free Georgia GED Practice Tests Online 

GED Test Pro provides you with a number of free online GED practice questions covering 4 GED subjects: Mathematical Reasoning, Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science. Each practice question is accompanied with a detailed explanation. 

With GED Test Pro, you might sharpen your high school knowledge, enhance your confidence and readiness for your upcoming test. Now, let’s start to take GED online practice tests to get well-prepared for your Georgia GED exam. 

9. Frequently Asked Questions about GED In Georgia

9.1. What is the GED test?

The GED (General Educational Development) exam is a four-subject high school equivalency test which assesses your current skills required by most high schools and requested by colleges and employers. 

The four subjects consist of: 

  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Reasoning through Language Arts

145 is a passing score you must achieve to pass each GED subject-area test.

9.2. Do I have to be a resident of Georgia to take the GED test in Georgia?

No. There is no resident requirement to take the GED test in Georgia. 

9.3. What is the expiration date for my GED test?

In Georgia. GED test scores haven’t expired since 2014. Furthermore, there are no scheduled  plans for expiration.