The Hayward Center for Education and Careers (Adult School)

GED Testing

On-line Test Site

The Hayward Center for Education & Careers (Adult School) is proud to be an official Personvue on-line test site for the GED.   

Test takers can sign up for a single subject or all 4 subjects on-line and take the test at our campus (22100 Princeton Street, Hayward CA, 94541).  We recommend not exceeding 3 exams in one day.

 

Content Areas Duration Price Passing Score Honors Passing Score
Mathematical Reasoning 115 Minutes $35.00 145-169 170-200
Reasoning Through Language Arts 155 Minutes $35.00 145-169 170-200
Science 95 Minutes $35.00 145-169 170-200
Social Science 95 Minutes $35.00 145-169 170-200

Retest fees:

1st retest = $15.00 per content area               

2nd retest = $15.00 per content area

3rd retest = $35.00 per content area

  • After the first three failed attempts of a content area you will be required to wait 60 days before retesting again.  Moreover, after the third failed attempt you must wait 60 days in between each new reattempt (eg. After attempt #4 wait 60 days before test #5, then wait 60 days before you can take test #6, if needed)
  • A test (same content area) can only be repeated a maximum of 9 times in one year.

To register for the GED exam at The Hayward Center: 

  1. Click the following link: GED Testing Services
  2. Click the Register Today button and Create an Account if you are taking the test for the first time.  Otherwise Log In with the Username and Password you previously created.
  3. Follow the step-by-step instructions and be sure to select The Hayward Center as your desired test site.
  4. Mark your calendar in preparation for your test date.
  5. Good Luck!

GED Testing Requirements and Policies

Age Requirement:

  • Individuals age 18 years or older may test whether or not they are enrolled at The Hayward Center.
  • Individuals within 60 days of their 18th birthday may test whether or not they are enrolled at The  Hayward Center.

Exceptions:
1.  A 17 year old may test within 60 days of their original high school graduation date had they stayed in school
     (NOTE: must be documented in writing on official school letterhead)

2.  A 17 year old may test if they have been out of school for 60 days or more and present written documentation with the prospective test taker's name included from either the military, a prospective  employer, or a post secondary institution indicating that the GED is required for entry into their program or work place.
    (NOTE: both conditions must exist and be documented on official letterhead)

Items to Bring on Test Date:

Bring your current driver’s license or another form of government issued picture identification and a copy of your registration receipt.

Do Not Bring:

Any personal items: purse, cell phone, pager, tote bag, portable music players, hand-held electronic games, food or drink items, textbooks, dictionaries, notebooks, unauthorized computational aid, supplies, scratch paper, jackets, coats or hats.  These and any other personal items may not be kept with you while your are testing.  Any items brought into the testing center will need to be left at the front of the testing room where we cannot be held responsible for any lost or stolen items.

You may NOT leave the room during a test.  Please use the restroom before or after a test session.

Once instructions has begun, the door will not be opened.  Please do not knock