Thursday, April 20, 2:00 – 6:30 pm
Friday, April 21, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday, May 11, 2:00 – 6:30 pm
Friday, May 12, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


Accommodations may be available for individuals with disabilities. Accommodations might include additional testing time, individual testing area, additional breaks, etc. To apply for accommodations visit ged.com and create an account.

Overwhelmed and not sure where to begin?
Contact: Adult Basic Education
Penny Jahnke or Julie Sager at 507-379-4866.

E-mail: Penny.Jahnke@alschools.org 


Registering for the Test:

Go to www.ged.com to establish an account and register for the test!


Preparing for the GED Test:

* Albert Lea Adult Basic Education offers FREE GED Prep classes! Call: 507-379-4866 or email penny.jahnke@alschools.org or julie.sager@alschools.org for more information!

* GED Testing Service offers myGEDTM  at www.GED.com as a start-to-finish online program to help you succeed. This personalized program guides you through the entire testing process and helps you find study help, prepare for test day, access your personal study plan and learn about colleges and jobs. 


Scores from before 01/01/2014 have EXPIRED.
Computer based test
Total testing time is 7 hours

o    Reasoning Through Language Arts test is 150 minutes

o    Mathematical Reasoning test is 115 minutes

o    Social Studies test is 90 minutes

o    Science test is 90 minute

You can take any combination of tests


Restrictions: You must be 19 in the state of Minnesota to take the GED Tests. If you are under 19 you can apply for an age waiver. Talk to Albert Lea Adult Basic Education for more information. 

Cost: Each GED test costs $30.00 in the state of Minnesota. You must register and pay online (ged.com). You may pay for tests one at a time. The total cost for all four tests is $120.00. GED Practice Tests can be taken online for $6.00 per subject.

Testing Sites: The official GED Test will be administered at a GED Testing Facility of your choosing. To find the nearest testing facility visit GED.com. Albert Lea Adult Basic Education is a registered Pearson Vue Testing Center! Look for Albert Lea when you register