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3563 Rosewood Street
Houston, TX 77004
Phone: 713-313-6838

Jacqueline Y. Rideau
Director of Testing
Phone: 713-313-1351

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Monday – Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday – Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm (Selected tests only)

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What does it mean to “pass” the GED® test?

The GED® test has a passing score of 145 on each test part. Therefore, you will need to reach a score of at least 145 on each part and a total score of 580 across the four-part battery in order to receive your GED® test credential. You may also earn the College Ready score or College Ready + Credit score if you earn the required score on a test subject. Learn more about the College Ready score and the College Ready + Credit score:
  • Below Passing: 100-144
  • GED® Passing Score: 145-164
  • GED® College Ready: 165-174
  • GED® College Ready + Credit: 175-200

How to Register?

All examinees are required to schedule test dates with Pearson Vue 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433). You must create a GED account with Pearson Vue to start your GED® test Please check testing dates for availability and register at

Test Details

FEE The cost for the GED® is $36.25 per test, $145.00 total.
IDENTIFICATION On the day of the test you are required to bring an un-expired driver’s license or state ID as primary identification it must include your name, date of birth, signature, and a recognizable photograph. If you arrive without proper identification you will be turned away and forfeit you exam fees. Provide a valid Texas State ID or Texas DL (if you have an out-of-state ID, you must provide proof of your residency before you begin any testing).
TIME DURATION The GED test is approximately 7 ¼ hours long with the timing for the four-subject examination.
TEST RESULTS Examinees will receive an unofficial score prior to leaving the test center for all tests except Reasoning through Language Arts. Your GED® credential will be mailed to the address that you entered in during registration. Please verify your address is correct to avoid your GED® credential being sent to the incorrect address.
RESCHEDULING If you would like to reschedule or cancel your exam please contact Pearson Vue one business in advance to avoid forfeiting your examination fees at 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433).
RETEST An examinee needing to retest will need to follow the registration process through Pearson Vue.

How to Get a GED Transcript?