For information, call:

334-556-2373 (Wallace Campus)
334-687-3543, ext. 4249 (Sparks Campus)

GED® Testing Frequently Asked Questions

Wallace Community College is pleased to offer the 2014 GED® Test- the new computer-based GED® test that replaced the paper-based 2002 version. The new test measures the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills that colleges and employers are looking for. The test is comprised of four content areas:

  • Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
  • Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes)
  • Science (90 minutes)
  • Social Studies (70 minutes)

  • Alignment from day one to national and state college and career readiness standards
  • Same day scoring
  • Detailed score report including college and career readiness information
  • Flexible testing and pay as you go options

The cost of the test is $120.00 for the complete battery or $30.00 per content area. There are 4 content areas which can be taken individually or as selected by the examinee. Examinees must register online at: www.GED.com or call 1-877 EXAM GED (392-6433) to register, schedule and pay for the GED® test on computer. Credit and debit cards are acceptable forms of payment.

Dothan Campus, Gary Hall
1141 Wallace Drive, Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 556-2373

Sparks Campus, Administration Building
Room A-1
3235 South Eufaula Avenue
Eufaula, AL 36027
(334) 687-3543, ext. 4249

Students are required to provide one valid form of identification. The ID must be government issued and non-expired. It also must include the student’s name, address, date of birth, signature, and photograph.

The following ID’s are accepted:

  • Passport
  • Driver’s license
  • Learner’s permit
  • National, state, country identification card
  • Any other form of government issued ID (national or foreign)

**A voter’s ID is NOT acceptable. It is used for voting purposes only.**

Wallace’s Adult Education Department offers FREE GED® prep classes. When students are ready, teachers in these classes will give them GED® Ready practice tests to determine readiness for the official GED® test. Students enrolled in the Adult Education classes may be eligible for a $100 scholarship to help pay for the test. For more information, call 334-556-2373 (Wallace Campus) or 334-687-3543 (Sparks Campus).

1. Receive a Digital Transcript & Diploma

As soon as you pass the 2014 GED® test series, you will receive a secure, electronic PDF document delivered to your email that contains your transcript and diploma. You will have 60 days to download and save the documents. During the 60 days, you may download them seven times free. Save the transcript to a computer, flash drive, the cloud, etc. The digital documents are OFFICIAL documents. You can personally send them to colleges, training centers, employers, etc.

2. ***FREE College Class***

Once you have successfully completed your GED® test, you are automatically eligible to take one (1) free 3-credit hour college level course at Wallace or any Alabama state community college.

If you have already taken and passed the GED® test, here are instructions for obtaining duplicate transcripts and diplomas.

  1. Go to www.ged.com
  2. Click on Grads and Transcripts
  3. Complete Request your Transcripts
  4. Pay $15 with a debit or credit card
  5. OR to place an order by phone call Parchment Exchange Customer Support at 888-906-4031.

Employer Verification:

If an employer or company needs to verify that you have your GED®, the human resources representative may go to this website: http://www.parchment.com/contact-us-ged/

The purpose of accommodations is to provide candidates with full access to the GED® test. However, accommodations are not a guarantee of improved performance or test completion. GED® Testing Service provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations to individuals with documented disabilities who demonstrate a need for accommodations. GED® test accommodations may include things such as a separate testing room, extra testing time, and extra breaks. For more information, visit:

http://gedtestingservice.com/testers/computer-accommodations

All documents and test scores must be turned in to the GED® Testing office in which they are testing:

  • Dothan Campus: Gary Hall, Room 145
  • Sparks Campus: Information Office, A Building

Test Candidate – 16 Years of Age

Step 1: All test candidates should first create an account at www.ged.com

Step 2: Submit Documents- If the test candidate last attended a public school; submit the following documents to the GED® Testing Office:

If the test candidate last attended a private school, church school, or private tutor program, submit the following documents to the GED® Testing Office:

  • Proof of withdrawal from private school, church school, or private tutor program
  • Notarized and signed Parental Permission Form OR

If the test candidate has received a court mandate to complete his/her GED®, submit the following documents to the GED® Testing Office:

  • Official court documentation signed by a judge and filed.

Step 3: Submit Test Scores

All test candidates must submit either TABE or GED® Ready test scores to the GED® Testing Office:

  • TABE test scores (in all three sub-skill tests) at a minimum of ASE Low, with a grade equivalent of 9.0 or higher OR
  • GED® Ready practice test scores in Math and RLA of “Likely to Pass”

Step 4: Provide Proof of Residency- All test candidates must provide proof of Alabama residency.

Step 5: Age Restriction Removal- After the GED® Testing Office has received all documentation and test scores, the test candidate’s age restriction will be removed. The test candidate will then be able to register on www.ged.com.


Test Candidate – 17 Years of Age

Step 1: All test candidate should first create an account at www.ged.com

Step 2: Submit Documents- If the test candidate last attended a public school, submit the following documents to the GED® Testing Office:

If the test candidate last attended a private school, church school, or private tutor program, submit the following documents to the GED® Testing Office:

  • Proof of withdrawal from a private school, church school, or private tutor program
  • Notarized and signed Parental Permission Form

If the test candidate has received a court mandate to complete his/her GED®, submit the following documents to the GED® Testing Office:

  • Official court documentation signed by a judge and filed.

Step 3: Provide Proof of Residency- All test candidates must provide proof of Alabama residency.

Step 4: Age Restriction Removal- After the GED® Testing Office has received all documentation and test scores, the test candidate’s age restriction will be removed. The test candidate will then be able to register on www.ged.com.