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St. Philip's College Library 

MLK Campus: (210) 486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: (210) 486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123

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St. Philip’s College is designated as an Authorized Pearson Vue Test Center for the administration of the General Educational Development Computer Based Test (GED-CBT) under the guidelines of the GED Testing Services and Texas Education Agency (TEA).

The GED tests give you the opportunity to earn a certificate of high school equivalency. You must score a minimum total score of 600 with no individual test score less than 150 on all 4 exams to receive a Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency.

GED Policies and Schedule

GED Candidates must sign-up at ww.ged.com to schedule the GED test or through the Pearson Vue call center at 1-877-EXAM-GED (877-392-6433).  The cost for the GED-CBT is $135 for the entire test, and $33.75 for each section payment is due upon registration.  
 

GED Policies and Schedule 

Required items for all examinees to bring the day of testing:

  1. Government issued identification (Texas DL/Texas ID, Military ID, Passport/Visa, or Consulate ID)
  2. Proof of Texas Residency (if you do not have a Texas ID/DL)
  3. Be 18 years of age or older (for age exceptions visit TEA eligibility requirements)

Testing Dates & Times

GED Test Dates & Times  

On testing days, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment. 

Test  Time Limit 
Reasoning through Language Arts 150 minutes
Science 90 minutes
Mathematical Reasoning 115 minutes
Social Studies 90 minutes

GED-CBT 2014 Passing Score

A minimum total score of 600 points with no individual test score less than 150 on each of the four exams.  

GED Retesting

If you fail an exam, you can retake it two times at a reduced price within twelve months of the original failed exam.  After the first three attempts, you will have to wait an additional 60 days between retake

Accessibility

GED-CBT test takers seeking accommodations for a documented disability may request it through the registration process at www.ged.com.  

  • answer yes when asked "Do you need to request accommodated testing conditions for a documented disability?" and you will receive further instructions via email.  For detailed information on Accommodations, please go to GED Testing Service Accommodations.

 

Contact Information

The GED Testing Center is located in the St. Philip’s College Welcome Center, room 207B. We administer the Official GED-CBT in  room 206B.

  • Office & Information: (210) 486-2532 or (210) 486-2525
  • Test Center#: 70736

GED Records:

Preparation and Practice Tests:

Contact Information

Phone Number:
210-486-2444

Fax Number:
210-486-9195

spc-testcenter@alamo.edu 

Location:
MLK Campus
Welcome Enrollment Center (WEC)
Office: 207-B

Phone:
(210) 486-2444

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday (First Saturday of the month)
9:00 a.m.-1:00p.m.

Important Dates

August 25, 2014
First Day of Classes (Regular 16/Flex I)

August 30, 2014
Regular 16 Week - Weekend Class Begin

September 1, 2014
Labor Day - College Closed

September 2, 2014
Fall Flex I - Census Date

September 8, 2014
Start II (14 Week) - Classes Begin