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GED Test

This guide will help you prepare for the GED Test.

What is the GED® Test?

The General Educational Development (GED®) Tests are designed to measure an adult's high school knowledge and skills and are accepted as the equivalent of a high school diploma. The tests are produced and administered by the GED Testing Service of the American Council on Education.

The four subject areas included on the GED® test are:

Mathematical Reasoning

Reasoning Through Language Arts


Social Studies



From: Microsoft Office

How do I take the GED test?

Take a look at Highline's Placement & Testing Center web page to find out:

  • when and where to take the test
  • what you need to take the test
  • GED prep classes in both English and Spanish
  • disability accommodations

Access to King County Library System (KCLS) Online Library

The Highline College Library has partnered with the King County Library System (KCLS) to provide free and automatic access to the entire KCLS Online Library to every Highline College employee and student.