High School Equivalency



The GED is administered only on a computer, at approved testing centers. It consists of four (4) content area tests. The GED is published by GED Testing Service (GEDTS).

Content Area Tests

Minimum Passing Score

  • 145 (out of 200) in each content area


  • $37.50 per content area test
  • total of $150 for the complete exam

Test Outcomes

2014 - 2015 Colorado Pass Rate: 88 percent

National Pass Rate: 77 percent

Individual Content Area Colorado Pass Rates:

  • Reasoning through Language Arts: 94 percent
  • Math: 87 percent
  • Science: 94 percent
  • Social Studies: 91 percent