FPC wants to help you further your education through GED Services
Frank Phillips College is committed to the GED program and helping people complete their high school equivalency. To show our dedication to you, Region XVI and Frank Phillips College has developed a consortium that provides complete General Education Development services. Services include GED preparation and instruction for basic skills, workforce, or college entry. There is no charge for these GED classes. Instruction is individualized, and an individual assessment is given upon entry to the program. Students may begin GED testing whenever mastery of the needed skill is achieved.
GED Preparation Classes
The GED Prep classes are Wednesday & Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in CLC room 15 on the Frank Phillips College campus. These classes will prepare you to take the GED test. There is no cost for the classes! For more information concerning registration dates and GED testing contact Student Services at 806- 457-4200 x751 or come by room 19 in the Library Building.
GED Testing Information
THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE
GED Testing Eligibility
The tests are offered to Texas residents age 18 or older. Seventeen-year-olds who want to take the tests must present a written statement signed by a school official of the last school attended and a parent or guardian stating that the student is no longer enrolled in school and that they have permission to take the GED test. (Please contact our Testing Office for this form.) Sixteen-year-olds may test only if the test is recommended by a public agency having custody under a court order. The recommendation must be in writing on letterhead and include the applicant’s name, date of birth, and cause number. It must be signed by an official of that public agency.
Registering for the GED
All examinees must attend the registration before testing will be permitted. Items needed include Gov. photo identification, Social Security card, fees and appropriate eligibility document if under the age of 18.
Registration will be located in the Classroom Learning Complex room 15 at 8:00 am. Please check the testing calendar on the FPC home page for available dates.
GED Testing Fees
The GED testing fee of $85 must be paid in full when you report for registration. This fee is payable by cash, check, or money order. This fee will cover testing sessions, your score report and, if appropriate, your state certificate. If you are enrolled with an agency that is paying for the tests, be sure you have the proper billing or invoice documents with you when you report for registration
Retesting for the GED
In order to retest, you must wait six months before retesting, participate in an adult education program, or have a certified teacher tutor you. When the teacher/instructor determines you are prepared, you may retest. Written permission from the teacher/instructor is necessary for retesting. Retesting fees are $17.00 for each subject.
Testing Times for the GED
GED testing will be available during the months
of February-April, June-July and October.
Identification Required for GED
All students must present photo identification each time they test. Acceptable forms of ID include a Texas driver’s license, a Department of Public Safety (DPS) ID, a military ID, or a passport.
GED Test Results
You will receive your scores or certificate in the mail two to three weeks after taking the last test. Inquiries should be made with the Texas Education Agency at (512) 463-9292.
The passing standard for Texas is a minimum score of 410 on each test and an average of 450 overall (2250 total points).
GED Testing Room Location