GED® test subjects
The four subjects tested on the GED® are Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA), Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies.
Ohio GED® scoring requirements
The passing score for high school equivalence is 145, for all test
The new “GED® College Ready” performance level (score of 165-174) signifies readiness to enter credit-bearing college courses.
The new “GED® College Ready + Credit” level (score of 175-200) signifies that a student qualifies for up to ten hours of college credit.
The GED® test continues to measure the problem solving and critical
thinking skills valued by employers and necessary for adults to succeed in the
workplace and career or college programs:
Below Passing: 100 – 144
Passing Score: 145 – 164
Passing Score (GED College Ready): 165 - 174
Passing Score (GED College Ready + Credit): 175 – 200
The cost of the GED® test is $120. Voucher codes are available by contacting the Career and Academic Readiness Education office at
takers: must be a resident of Ohio. Only first time test takers
are eligible for a voucher code.
To prepare for the GED
exams, contact the Career and Academic Readiness Education office at Mid-East
Career & Technology Centers by calling 740.454.7242 or 800.350.1242.