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GED Test Preparation Classes

What is the GED?

  • GED stands for General Education Development.
  • The GED tests measure knowledge of science, social studies, math, reading, and writing.
  • When all GED tests are passed, the certification can be used in place of a high school diploma for applying to jobs or colleges.

How can Metro South help me get a GED?

  • Metro South offers preparation for the GED test.
  • Students work independently at their own pace with the guidance of an instructor.
  • Metro South provides study materials and practice tests.

Requirements:

  • Students must be at least 17 years old.
  • Students must earn a score of 8 or higher on a TABE D English reading test at registration.
  • If the test score is not met, a student will be offered an alternative class to improve their reading skills.

Day Program:

  • Mon & Wed 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Tues & Thur 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Students must attend at least 16 hours per week to stay enrolled in class.

Evening Program:

  • Mon & Wed 4:30 – 7:45 p.m.
  • Students must attend at least 6 hours per week to stay enrolled in class.

Online Program:

  • Some students qualify to study online using Skills Tutor or the i-Pathways program.
  • Students must earn a score of a 9 or higher on a TABE D English reading test to qualify.

How can I sign up for classes?

  • The first step to getting started is to attend a registration session.
  • Please call 952-681-6170 to make an appointment. 

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