General Educational Development preparation provides adults 16 years and older and not enrolled in secondary schools an opportunity to prepare for the GED® Tests and earn a Nebraska high school diploma.
View this GED® Information published by the GED® Testing Service. Information provided includes answers to your questions about GED® testing, sample test questions in all four test areas and general hints on preparing for and taking the GED® tests.
Students who take the GED® exam are tested in Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning. Tests are administrated by an approved testing site. The tests are developed and regulated by the General Educational Development Testing Service in Washington, DC.
Benefits of computerized testing:
One-stop online registration and scheduling available 24/7
Flexible testing appointments for test-takers
Instant test scores
An introduction to basic keyboarding and computer skills
Enhanced test security
Residency: The applicant must have been a resident of Nebraska for a least 30 days immediately preceding the date of application.
16- and 17-year-old applicants must get permission from the Nebraska Department of Education to enter the GED® program, which includes:
A completed State of Nebraska application form
A copy of a person's transcript from the last high school attended indicating the date of withdrawal from school
A completed; signed coy of their NDE 10-005 form (Withdrawal from Mandatory Attendance)
Instructions for Withdrawal from Attendance form
Orientation: Applicants must attend an orientation where students are introduced to the GED® Program, provided with important information and given an assessment to determine individualized needs for improving basic skills for the GED® testing, work or continuing education.
Classes: Classes are offered on a quarterly basis. There is no charge for the classes. Classes are offered mornings, afternoons and evenings in Lincoln and throughout the 15-county area. For more information on times and locations, call 402-437-2716 in Lincoln and 402-228-3468, Extension 1236 in Beatrice.
GED® Testing:GED® Tests: Students are tested in Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning.
Tests are administrated by personnel at an approved testing site. The tests are developed and regulated by the General Educational Development Testing Service in Washington DC. There is NO online GED® testing allowed at this time.
o 2014 GED® tests are computer based.
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Diane Vesely-Robb Director, Adult Education
402-437-2717 Ext. 2717
800-828-0072 Ext. 2717
8800 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68520
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