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General Educational Development

The GED (General Educational Development) is designed as an alternative to the high school diploma. Upon completion of the GED program, individuals are empowered to pursue higher levels of education and/or careers of their choice.
To be eligible for a GED the student must:
  • be officially withdrawn from the last school attended;
  • be at least 17 years old;
  • have a notarized letter of permission from parent or guardian if under 18;
  • have a court order to apply if age 16 and ordered to enroll by a judge;
  • have current identification, such as a driver’s license or student I.D.
  • GED class
    Classes in English and Spanish

    Check the Irving Public Library Wiki for more information regarding GED classes throughout the Metroplex.

    Taking the GED test
    All tests are given by appointment only.

    Local Testing Centers

    Carrolton-Farmers Branch ISD
    1820 Pearl Street
    Carrollton, 75006
    (972) 968-5675

    Mountain View College
    4849 W. Illinois Ave.
    Dallas, 75211
    (214) 860-8778

    GED test scores are usually sent to the instructor by the testing center. Certificates are mailed to students two to three weeks after testing is completed by the GED Division of the Texas Education Agency in Austin.
    How to obtain a copy of your certificate
    or the testing center where you took the exam.