GED/ONLINE TESTING SERVICES
GED Testing Services
The GED/Online Testing Center offers GED Testing Services to students within the five counties of Bolivar, Coahoma, Quitman, Sunflower and Tunica Counties. The General Education Development (GED) test is administered to those persons who desire to earn a high school equivalency diploma if they were unable to complete their high school education.
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The GED Test consists of language arts; writing, language arts reading, math, science and social studies. The cost for the initial test is $40. Should you not pass a section or sections of the test, you may retake that section or sections at a cost of $12 each. You may take the same section of the test only three times during a calendar year.
Information about accommodations for candidates with disabilities or for scheduling retests please contact the Chief GED examiner at (662) 621-4209
Effective February 1, 2012, the GED testing fee will be $75.00 for the full battery and $15.00 for each part.
- You are not enrolled in a secondary school.
- You are not a compulsory-school-age child. A “compulsory school-age child” means a child who has not attained the age of (17) years on or before September 1 of the calendar year.
- Must show an official statement from the last school attended giving date the applicant officially withdrew from school or regular high school class graduated.
- Must attend registration and complete a notarized GED Applicationand Demographic Form. You may download the GED Application by clicking on thislink. The GED Application must be notarized. A Notary Public is available at the GED/Online Testing Center on the Coahoma Community College Campus on Fridays from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Demographic Form is only available at the GED/Online Testing Center on Fridays from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
|Location:||Coahoma Community College
Curry Hall Room 6
3240 Friars Point Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614
|Day:||EVERY TUESDAY during regular school terms|
|Contact:||Linda D. Robinson
Chief GED Examiner
|Schedule:||Click here to view the Testing Schedule for the CCC Main Campus testing site.|
|Location:||Workforce Development Center
510 Sunbelt Drive
Clarksdale, MS 38614
|Day:||FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAY of every month|
|Schedule:||Click here to view the Testing Schedule for the Workforce Development Center testing site.|
|Location:||United Family Life Village
1769 Pearman Road
Cleveland, MS 38732
|Day:||THIRD AND FOURTH MONDAY of every month|
|Schedule:||Click here to view the Testing Schedule for the Ned Tolliver Center testing site.|
To request a copy of your GED Transcripts, please complete the GED Transcript Request Form (Insert Link to GED Transcript Request PDF) and mail it along with a $5.00 money order, cashier or certified check (cash, personal checks, debit or credit cards WILL NOT be accepted) to:
State Board for Community and Junior Colleges
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
GED Classes in the Coahoma Community College District
Workforce Development Center
Contact: Pariscene Wilson, Director, Adult Basic Education
662-621-4307 or 662-621-4314
Mississippi Virtual Community College
GED on Television
Visit the Mississippi Public Broadcasting website: http://www.etv.state.ms.us/educators/EduAdultLearning.htm
Requirements for COMPASS Testing
1. The COMPASS test is required for students under the age of twenty-one (21) who have not taken the ACT test. Even if a student has taken the ACT Residual for admission to Coahoma Community College, the student must take the COMPASS test before registering for classes.
2. Students who have taken the ACT and submitted their scores to the Office of Admissions and Records may elect to take the COMPASS test in order to challenge placement in a Math, Reading, or English course.
3. Students over the age of twenty-one (21), who have not taken the ACT arestrongly encouraged to take the full battery of the COMPASS test BEFOREregistering for college-level courses. If a student enrolls in a college-level course and does not have the skills needed to succeed in that course, the student will be referred for further testing, advising, and placement including taking the COMPASS test.