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Registration for Fall 2015 GED Prep classes is August 26th (returning students) and August 27th (new students). Scroll down for more information about our GED Prep classes.

Registration Information for taking the GED Test


Adults who have not completed high school may take the GED Exam to demonstrate that they have the academic and thinking skills normally gained through a high school completion program. Individuals who pass all sections of the GED Test are awarded a Connecticut State High School Diploma.

The GED Test is taken on the computer at a certified GED testing center. Danbury is a test site, and offers the GED Test on a monthly basis September - June. Testing is not offered in July or August. The testing dates are available on  GED.com after applicants have completed the registration process. Once the registration process is complete, applicants are able to select the test section, date and testing center. 

Click here for our test taker registration How to Guide 


For more information on the GED test, visit GED.com or click here to visit the State of CT GED website. Click here for  CT Policies from GED Testing Service

To begin the registration process to take the GED exam, applicants must first go to GED.com to set up an account. Once your account is set up, you may visit WERACE for registration completion.  Applicants wishing to complete the registration process may visit us in person  Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at  10 Crosby Street in Danbury; however it is recommended that you call first to make a GED counseling appointment. For more information, or to make a GED counseling appointment, For information about registering for the test, please call WERACE at 203-797-4731.

 Applicants must be prepared to show evidence of passing two practice tests, and must provide one of the following valid forms of ID:
  • CT Driver's Permit,
  • CT Driver's License,
  • CT Identification Card or
  • PASSPORT

The identification must include your LEGAL name, date of birth, photo and signature.

The following age guidelines apply:

Applicants who are 17 years old must submit documentation that a parent or guardian has signed them out of a Connecticut high school and that they have been out of school at least six months.  

Applicants who are 18 years old must submit an official letter from the last Connecticut high school attended certifying that their class has graduated or that they have been withdrawn from school for at least 6 months.  

Applicants who are 21 years of age or over must pay a $13.00 administration fee (exact change preferred).  This fee is waived for veterans.  Students under age 21 do not pay an administration fee.

 If you are a student with a disability who requires accommodations, please click here for  accommodations FAQ's from GED Testing Service . For more information, click here for the   CSDE accommodations information page, or speak with our guidance counselor for more information.

 
CLASS REGISTRATION DETAILS
 
Registration includes orientation and placement surveys. Please plan on a 2 hour visit.
 
Register for day classes at 10 Crosby Street. 
9:00 am -  2:00 pm

Register for evening classes at Danbury High School at 43 Clapboard Ridge Road 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
(must arrive by 7 pm)



 
                                                             GED Prep Classes

WERACE offers a GED preparation program to help students prepare for the GED examination.  Classes prepare students for all sections of the exam with a focus on reading, writing and mathematics. Students may also enroll in Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes then progress to GED classes when ready. 

GED classes are offered both day and evening.  Daytime classes are offered at 10 Crosby Street, Danbury, and evening classes are offered at Danbury High School, 43 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury.  

Students who are 17 years old must submit documentation that a parent or guardian has signed them out of a Connecticut high school and that they have been out of school at least six months.  Students who are 18 years old must submit an official letter from the last Connecticut high school attended certifying that their class has graduated or that they have been withdrawn from school for at least 6 months.

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