Casa Grande Center: 1015 E. Florence Blvd., Casa Grande. 520-494-5950
Maricopa Campus: 17945 W. Regent Rd., Maricopa. 520-494-6400
Signal Peak Campus: 8470 N. Overfield Rd., Coolidge. 520-494-5444
Aravaipa Campus: 80440 E. Aravaipa Rd., Winkelman. 520-357-2800
Superstition Mountain Campus: 805 S. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction. 480-677-7731
San Tan Campus: 3736 E. Bella Vista Rd., San Tan Valley. 480-677-7825
Eloy Santa Cruz Library: 1000 N. Main St., Eloy, AZ 85131
Gila River Indian Community: 192 S. Skill Center Rd., Sacaton, AZ 85147
The GED Test
The website GED.com provides more information about the content of the test and enables students to set up a MyGED account. A MyGED account is required to take the GED test. The MyGED account will allow you to schedule the test and pay for it. There are five subjects tested: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, Social Studies, and Civics. The test currently costs $149 or $35 for RLA, SS, SCI, MAT. The Civics test is $9.
GED testing is available at Signal Peak, Superstition Mountain, and Aravaipa Campuses. For more information, click here.
Scholarship Opportunity for GED Students!
CAC’s GED 1-Semester Scholarship
Target: Students who pass the GED examination taken through the Central Arizona College GED Testing program
Enrollment Requirements: Must enroll in a minimum of 1 credit hour with a maximum of 12 credit hours in the semester immediately following notification from CAC of scholarship eligibility.
Renewal Requirements: This scholarship is non-renewable.
Value: The amount equivalent to in-state tuition up to 12 credit hours.
Target: Students who complete 12 or more attendance hours in a CAC HSE class, and who pass all 5 GED tests (either at a CAC location or remotely).
Pre Testing - TABE
Why TABE test?
The Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) test is an assessment for students in GED preparation classes to identify what areas a student should focus on in their studies to be able to pass the GED tests. Student will take the TABE test during the first week of class. Instructors will review the results with the student to create an education plan. To review progress and assess readiness, students will be invited to progress test after 40 hours of instruction have been completed. Based on results, students and instructors can adjust the education plan and keep moving toward passing the GED tests.
TABE subtest focuses on spelling, punctuation, grammar, sentence and paragraph structure, etc.
TABE subtest focuses on vocabulary and reading comprehension.
TABE subtest focuses on basic math, fractions, percentages and the decimal system.
*TABE (INFORMATION FROM DRC INSIGHT)
Other ways to earn a GED
1.) The College Credit Pathway is an option for adults seeking to obtain their High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma in Arizona. Effective July 1, 2018, adults can earn their HSE Diploma by demonstrating completion of 25 specific college credits along with passing the AZ Civics Test.
25 Required College Credits*
Arizona Civics Test
2.) HSE PLUS Career Readiness Pathway is an option for individuals enrolled in WIOA Title II Adult Education. Eligible individuals must be actively enrolled in a Title II program.
•High School credits
•2014 GED tests passed
•WIOA Title II Adult Ed. classes
•Career Readiness Credential
•Employment or internship
•Industry Recognized Credentials
•English Language Arts (4 pts)
•Mathematics (4 pts)
•Science (3 pts)
•Social Studies (3 pts)
Individuals must earn 8 points by using a combination of the different eligible sources in this area.