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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

Free classes are offered to help prepare you to take the GED test. For more information concerning registration dates and GED testing, contact the Office of Educational Services at 806-457-4200 x 777 or come by CLC 22.

GED Testing Information

The GED test is offered in English at Frank Phillips College. There are four subject areas: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies. Each test is a different length:

Reasoning through Language Arts – 150 minutes

Mathematical Reasoning – 115 minutes

Science – 90 minutes

Social Studies – 90 minutes

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

Go to https://ged.com/ to create an account and register to take the GED. Once you have created an account, you may choose Frank Phillips College as your testing site to view the dates and times available for testing.  

Registration times are posted monthly and may vary depending on the month that you want to test.  Please call the GED Testing Center and inquire about registration date, time, and location on campus (806-274-5311 ext. 751 or 721 for more details).

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

All testing fees are processed through https://ged.com The cost for the GED is $33.75 per subject for a total cost of $135. You may register to test in one to three subjects per testing day. A discount is given for up to two retakes of the same subject.

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

The Frank Phillips College testing schedule is available on https://ged.com The GED is offered approximately twice per month. Testing occurs on Fridays during the regular school year and on Thursdays during the summer months. Please check the GED website for exact testing dates and times.

GED testing will be available during the months of February-April, June-July and October.

Please call 806-457-4200, ext. 751 or 721 for specific testing times.   Testing will be blocked into three sections.  Section one will be Writing, section two will be Math, and section three will be Science, Social Studies, and Reading.  Testing is usually administered on the second Friday of the month with all day testing available (Sections 1 & 2).  Section three of the GED will also be given on the following Friday.  Only section 3 may be taken on the third Friday.

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

GED Test Results Scores are available the same day you test by logging into your account on https://ged.com/

Passing Scores

Each subject has a passing score of 150. To receive your GED Certificate, you must score at least 150 in each of the four subjects, for an overall score of at least 600.

GED Testing Room Location

On the day of testing, report to the Classroom Learning Complex (CLC), Room 18. The CLC is the first building on the right when you enter the main campus.


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