According to the GED Testing Service, passing grades are based on scores, not percentages. Although some states set their own passing standards, most follow the Testing Service standard, which is a combined score of at l... More »

A good GED test score indicating college readiness is 170 points for each of the four main content areas. A passing score for GED testing is achieved when at least 150 points are earned in each test content area. More »

According to the GED Testing Service, a perfect score is 800 points on each content area for a total standard score of 4,000 as of 2014. The standard score compares the test taker to a graduating high school senior. More »

As of 2014, students can usually expect to receive GED scores within 24 hours of completing the test. The increased turnaround time is the result of an automated scoring system applied to 97 percent of submitted GED exam... More » Education Standardized Tests

The GRE does not give passing or failing grades. Higher scores are better, but what score constitutes a "good" score depends on the student's goals. More »

In New York State, GED test scores can be accessed by mail or online through the New York State Department of Education's website. The state has discontinued use of the automated phone system that allowed test takers to ... More »

The American Council on Education offers the General Educational Development, or GED, across the United States for people who do not have a high school diploma. The GED test is available by making an appointment using th... More »