GED preparation classes are designed to prepare students to successfully pass the GED examination or improve their reading, grammar, spelling, composition, interpreting Literature and the Arts, science and mathematics to the 12th grade level.
The Burbank Adult School has been designated as an official agency to administer the General Education Development (GED) Test. Pre-registration is required for testing. The test is given over a two-day period. Please see upcoming test dates below:
Test Dates - Spring 2013:
January 18 - Science/Social Studies/Reading
January 25 - Math/Writing
February 15 - Science/Social Studies/Reading
February 22 - Math/Writing
March 8 - Science/Social Studies/Reading
March 15 - Math/Writing
April 5 - Math/Writing
April 19 - Science/Social Studies/Reading
April 26 - Math/Writing
May 10 - Science/Social Studies/Reading
May 17 - Math/Writing
The testing fee is $125 and must be paid in cash. However, students who complete a minimum of 40 hours of GED preparation classes through the Adult School pay only $95 for the GED testing fee. Students must complete the 40 hours prior to registration to be eligible for the discount. Current photo ID showing date of birth, current address, and signature are required at each test taken. Please call (818) 558-4611 for more information.
Q. How do I know if I am ready to prepare for the GED battery of tests?
A. Contact the Burbank Adult School to set up an appointment to take the necessary assessments needed to know whether or not you are prepared for the official GED exam.
Q. When can I get started?
A. Right away. Just call to set up an appointment for an assessment of your skills.
Q. How much does it cost?
A. The Burbank Adult School provides GED preparation classes at no charge to students.
Q. How long will it take me to prepare for the GED battery of tests?
A. This is the most frequently asked question. It depends on each student's individual needs. It also all depends on your reading level, how often you study, and your level of attention to study.
Q. How will I know when I am ready to take the official GED tests?
A. Periodic progress tests will help you measure your readiness for the official tests. To be fully prepared for the tests you will want to earn a score of 500 on each of the five subtests. Your teacher will also let you know when you are prepared.