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GED Exam Information

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. 

To begin the registration process, applicants must first go to GED.com to set up an account. Once your account is set up, you may contact WERACE for registration completion.  Applicants wishing to complete the registration process must call to make a counseling appointment. Appointments are available  Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at  10 Crosby Street in Danbury.  Applicants must be prepared to show evidence of passing two practice tests, and must provide one of the following valid forms of ID:  

* CT Drivers Permit     * CT Drivers License      * CT Identification Card     * Passport (must also provide proof of residency)

Identification MUST include your legal name, date of birth, photo and signature.

Please call us  at  203-797-4731 to make a GED counseling appointment or for more information.

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letter from the last Connecticut high school attended certifying that their class has graduated or that they have been withdrawn from school for at least 6 months.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.

Click here for our test taker registration How to Guide 

Click here for  FAQ's for each subject test

For more information on the GED test, visit GED.com or click here to visit the State of CT GED website