NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect until at least April 20, 2020.
Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

GED Test Subject Specifications


There are Four Content Areas: 

  1. Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
    • Section 1 (35 minutes*)
    • Section 2 (45 minutes)
    • Student Break (10 minutes) 
    • Section 3 (60 minutes*)
  2. Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes) 
    • Part 1 - (first 5 test questions) calculator not allowed
    • Part 2 - (remaining 41 test questions) calculator allowed
  3. Science (90 minutes)
  4. Social Studies (90 minutes)
    • Section 1 (65 minutes)
    • Section 2 (25 minutes)

*The time allotted for sections 1 and 3 may vary, but the total test time will always be 150 minutes 

There are Seven Different Item Types:

  • Extended response
  • Drag-and-drop
  • Drop-down
  • Fill-in-the-blank
  • Hot spot
  • Multiple choice
  • Short answer