GED Testing

Scheduling

To schedule your GED test, please visit www.ged.com!
Location: St. Croix River Education District, 425 S. Dana Ave. Rush City, MN 55069
Test Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM on all specified dates.
Please email: hswanson@scred.k12.mn.us or call: 320-358-1227

Procedure
When entering the SCRED building you MUST wear a mask. If you do not have a mask, we will be able to provide you with one. In order to test or enter the building testers must  follow this protocol.  Building doors remain locked throughout the day. There is a doorbell located to the left of the main doors. Ring the doorbell and a SCRED employee will escort you into the building. 

Identification
You are required to provide identification in order to take your test. You WILL NOT be seated unless you can provide one of the following at your exam appointment:
  • Government-issued driver's license
  • Passport
  • Learner's permit
  • Military ID
  • State ID or any other Government-issued ID
Closures and Cancellations

Building closures due to weather conditions will be broadcasted on the four local News weather stations. If you are running late or cannot make it to your exam please call: Hailey Swanson: 320-358-1227

2020-2021 Testing Dates
Dates are subject to change.

  • October 14, 2020
  • October 27, 2020
  • November 10, 2020
  • November 24 2020 (TENTATIVE)
  • December 2020 - May 2021 TBD


Test Specifications

  1. Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
    • Section 1 (27 minutes*)
    • Section 2 (45 minutes)
    • Student Break (10 minutes)
    • Section 3 (60 minutes*)
    * The time allotted for sections 1 and 3 may vary slightly, but the total test time will always be 150 minutes.
  2. Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes)
    • Part 1 (first 5 test questions) calculator not allowed
    • Part 2 - (remaining 41 test questions) calculator allowed
    As of Friday, February 21, 2014, the standard time allowance on the GED® test - Mathematical Reasoning was increased by 25 minutes. The time allowance for GED Ready® - Mathematical Reasoning was also increased by 13 minutes.
  3. Science (90 minutes)
  4. Social Studies (70 minutes)


Frequently Asked Questions


How old do I need to be to take the test (without exceptions)?
In Minnesota, the minimum age required to take the GED® test is 19 years old.     

Do I need to prove I’m a resident of Minnesota to take the test?
In Minnesota, there is no residency requirement. 

The closest testing center is in a different state. Can I take the exam there?
Minnesota doesn’t have a residency requirement, so they’ll allow you to take the GED® test there.  

How much does the GED® test on cost?
Minnesota charges $20 per module for the GED® test.

Can I take all of the parts at once or do I need to setup different appointment times?
Yes, in Minnesota you can take all test parts in the same day if you can find a testing center with hours that accommodate it. Please note that SCRED meets this accommodation.

For more FAQs and info about the test, please visit: http://www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/policy_mn
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