GED Testing

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Placer School for Adults is an Authorized Pearson VUE Testing Center

The center provides a variety of testing opportunities for adults and allows candidates to register and schedule their tests online or through the Pearson VUE call center.

We administer tests on Tuesdays and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (except holidays).

To schedule your GED testing appointment use the link provided here: Pearson VUE.  All exam registrations must be done through Pearson VUE. Onsite registration is NOT offered.

The GED is also offered in Spanish. Please use the link for more information: GED Testing Services – Spanish.

You will not have time to take all four GED tests on one day – PSA Counselors recommend only taking one or two subsets of the GED per day. 

Location:   Placer School for Adults Pearson Vue Testing Center <NEW>
3775 Richardson Drive
Auburn, CA 95602
(Across the street from Regional Park)

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Our Commitment to You:  Providing a test center that is…  Quiet  + Free of Disturbances +  Secure  + Comfortable

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The new GED test is a computer-based test, comprised of four subtests:

            Reasoning through Language Arts (155 minutes)

            Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes)

            Science (90 minutes)

            Social Studies (75 minutes)

Test takers should be familiar with a computer keyboard and have basic computer skills, such as using a pull-down menu, cutting and pasting, highlighting and dropping text. The test is scored quickly, with results typically available in three hours or less!  We have GED-approved calculators to loan, or you can bring your own (Texas Instruments TI-30XS).

For more information about GED testing and to register for the test please log in to:  GED Testing Services

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GED Prep Classes

Classes to prepare for the test:

PSA offers General Education Development (GED) classes to prepare for this four-part exam. Classes cover all four subjects with a targeted focus on Math & writing skills. Classes are free of charge.

Steps to obtaining your GED®:

1. Call (530) 885-8585 to schedule your placement appointment.

2. Take classes.

   Auburn: Placer School for Adults 3775 Richardson Drive, Auburn.

   Days: M,W

   Time: 9:30am-12:30am or 5:30pm-8:30pm

 Special drop-in classes are held during the summer. Please call our office to schedule your GED assessment/orientation to get enrolled in study classes for GED.

3. To register and take the GED® test you must visit the GED testing site (ged.com) to select a test center where you want to test, to schedule your test and to pay for your test. All this is done online by the student at ged.com.

4. Counselor Kaeli Hogan, Placer School for Adults, is an excellent resource for GED testers.  She can be reached at (530) 885-8585, extension 6003.

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Helpful GED Website Links

“MyGED” is your start-to-finish tool for the GED program. Sign up now at www.GED.com

To locate a testing center click on this web link:     GED Testing Service

GED Testing