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GED Prep and Testing

GED Test Preparation

The Simi Institute for Careers and Education offers a comprehensive GED® test preparation program.  This includes the GED® practice test, teacher-directed  classroom instruction in math and writing as well as general test preparation with the assistance of qualified instructors.  You may enroll in this program anytime. Enjoy the flexibility offered with our new blended learning program.  Students will be given online access to GED® test preparation after taking the GED® practice test after two standardized tests and 20 hours of attendance.


This course is FREE!

Aug. 13 - Dec. 19


M, T, W, Th

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Room 404



GED Math Preparation

This class provides strategies, study tips and practical applications to help students prepare for the GED® math exam.  Our class focuses on the content and format of the test, as well as the skills needed to achieve a passing score.  Topics covered: Number Sense and Problem Solving, Decimals and Fractions, Ratio, Proportion, and Percent, Data, Statistics, and Probability, Algebra Basics, Expressions, and Polynomials, Equations, Inequalities, and Functions, and Geometry.  20 hours of attendance and two standardized tests are required for participation.


This course is FREE!

Aug. 21 - Dec. 18


T, Th 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Room 210 Miller


GED Essay Writing Preparation

This three-hour class provides strategies, techniques, and practical applications to help students prepare for the Reasoning Through Language Arts section of the new GED® test.  Our class also focuses on the fundamental skills needed to write an organized multi-paragraph essay.  Please sign up in Room 404.  20 hours of attendance and two standardized tests are required for participation.


This course is FREE!

Dates:      Sept. 27; Nov. 8; Dec. 13


Th 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Room 210 Miller


GED Test Information

Simi Institute for Careers and Education is an official testing facility for GED® Testing Service.  Upon passing the exam, test candidates will be issued a high school equivalency credential from the state of California. To register to take the GED® test on our campus, visit GED.com or call 1.877.EXAMGED.  Payment and test scheduling are done online.  Examinees only come to the adult school on their selected test date.


Test Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older (or within 60 days of 18th birthday).

  • Not a graduate of a U.S. high school.

  • Candidates must be California residents with a valid driver’s license, identification card, or government-issued passport.  

Photo ID must be presented at time of testing. Acceptable forms of ID Include a California driver’s license, California ID, or passport with a current picture and proof of California residency. The identification must be current and must include name, birth date, picture, address and signature. In the event that California residency cannot be verified with just one of the above, proof of residency must be provided by bringing an additional document in the form of a bank statement, utility bill or rental agreement.


Test Fees:


$140 full test (4 subject tests)

$35 individual subject test

  • Not recommended to take all 4 subject tests on the same day.