GED Testing & Class Schedule

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GED Testing Schedule

Scottsbluff - John N. Harms Center*

  • Every Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Every Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Chadron - Chadron State College, 1000 Main.  Report to Old Admin Building, room 132*

Sidney - Contact 308.635.6770 for more information and test dates. 

*Advanced registration is required prior to testing! Go to to register. 

WNCC Adult Education Department

Scottsbluff Campus
1601 27th Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Scottsbluff Career Center
505a Broadway, Suite 300
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Guadalupe Center
Entrance on North Side of Building
1200 E. 9th Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Northfield Elementary
Carol Propp
1900 Flaten Ave.
Gering, NE 69341


Gordon High School
Blue House Across from High School
817 North Oak St.
Gordon, NE 69343


Early Head Start Building
255 Chadron Ave.
Chadron, NE 69337


WNCC Sidney Campus
Jeff Maddox
371 College Dr., Room 137
Sidney, NE 69162


Kimball Library
Fred Williams
208 S Walnut
Kimball, NE 69145


**Adult Education Classes will NOT be held on the following dates: 


  • November 23 - 26
  • December 21 - 31


  • January 18 - February 15
  • March 7 - 10 

About the 2014 GED® Test

What is the test format?
The test is on computer.

Will the content change drastically from the current 2002 Series GED® Test?
The content of the 2014 GED® test does differ from that tested on the 2002 Series GED® Test. Refer to the resource on our website called “2002 to 2014: A Content Comparison.”

What is the breakdown of the four tests by time and content?
The GED® test will be about seven and a half hours long with the timing for each subject area as follows:

The Reasoning Through Language Arts test is 150 minutes long and testing is broken down into three sections:

  • Section 1 (35 minutes*) tests all content
  • Section 2 (45 minutes) is the Extended Response portion of the test
  • Student break (10 minutes)
  • Section 3 (60 minutes*) tests all content

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

The Mathematical Reasoning test is 115 minutes long and is one single section.

  • Part 1 – (first 5 test questions) calculator not allowed
  • Part 2 – (remaining 41 test questions) calculator allowed

Students must submit their answers before moving on to the rest of the test. These parts are not timed separately.

The Social Studies test is 90 minutes long and testing is broken down into two sections:

  • Section 1 (65 minutes) tests all content
  • Section 2 (25 minutes) is the Extended Response portion of the test

The Science test is 90 minutes long and is one single section. There are two Short Answer questions included on the test, but they are not timed separately. Students are expected to manage their time and spend about 10 minutes on each of the Short Answer questions.

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Please call 308.635.6770 if you have questions!