GED Preparation and Testing
GED - General Education Development
The Learning Center offers orientations, personal instructors and testing to help you earn your GED and pave the way to the rest of your life. Once you have completed orientation in one of our two convenient location you will be assigned to a GED instructor who will walk through each portion of the GED with you until you are ready to take your test
The GED Test series is a national 5 part exam for high school equivalency. The 5 sections cover Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Science and Math.
Who can try for their GED? Anyone who is 16 or older. Any student under the age of 18 will need documentation stating they have withdrawn from the school system and permissions signed by a legal guardian.
When and where is the GED offered? KPC supports sites in Ninilchik and Tyonek as well as at the Learning Center at the Kenai River Campus. Instruction and testing are available at each of these sites.
What does it cost and how do I get started? There is a $25 non-refundable testing fee, this occurs just once per school year. To get started call 262-0327 to sign up for our next orientation!
Orientation: Orientation is offered twice each month, once at the Learning Center and once at One Stop in Kenai.
Test preparation: Our GED instructors have a range of schedules, from morning to late evening Monday through Friday. They will work with you to develop an individualized learning plan and walk you through each step necessary for you to successfully complete your GED.
Learning Disabilities: Our instructors and test administrator will work with you to complete the necessary paperwork for accommodations as well as offering learning tips. Please see Disability Support Services for more information.
Passing Scores: To pass the GED you must complete all tests with a minimum of 2250 points. This requires an average of a 450 on each test. No test score under 410 will be accepted. A score of 450 is average. Any score exceeding 500 is considered above average.
Testing: Fall Semester: Tuesday: 5pm-8pm, Friday: 10am-Noon
Diplomas: Diplomas take approximately 2-3 weeks from the date of your last test to arrive. When it arrives it will be sent to your most recent mailing address unless you request it to be held for pick-up. If you are in need of transcripts in the future we would be happy to send them free of charge. Any addition copies of your diploma must be requested through the Department of Labor in Juneau at (907) 465-2700 for a $10 fee.