GED Testing

GED Testing at St. Croix River Education District

    To schedule your GED test, please visit! 

    Take your exam at St. Croix River Education District
    425 S. Dana Ave. Rush City, MN 55069  
    Please email: or call: 320-358-1227
    You are required to provide identification in order to take your test. You WILL NOT be seated unless you can provide one of the following at your exam appointment:

    Government-issued driver's license
    Learner's permit
    Military ID
    State ID or any other Government-issued ID. 


                  Test Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM on all specified dates!  

    *Building Closures due to weather conditions will be Broadcasted on the four local News weather stations

    If you are running late or cannot make it to your exam please call:
    Hailey Swanson: 320-358-1227    
    2018-2019 SCRED Testing Dates:
    *Dates are subject to change*

    September 12, 2018
    September 25, 2018

    October 10, 2018 (Recertification Day - Not Open to Public)
    October 25, 2018 

    November 7, 2018

    December 5, 2018
    December 19, 2018

    January 10, 2019
    January 23, 2019 

    February 12, 2019 
    February 27, 2019

    March 12, 2019
    March 28, 2019

    April 10, 2019

    May 2, 2019
    May 14, 2019 

    June (None)

    July (None)

    August (None)




    1. Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
      • Section 1 (27 minutes*)
      • Section 2 (45 minutes)
      • Student Break (10 minutes)
      • Section 3 (60 minutes*)
      * The time allotted for sections 1 and 3 may vary slightly, but the total test time will always be 150 minutes.
    2. Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes)
      • Part 1 (first 5 test questions) calculator not allowed
      • Part 2 - (remaining 41 test questions) calculator allowed
      As of Friday, February 21, 2014, the standard time allowance on the GED® test - Mathematical Reasoning was increased by 25 minutes. The time allowance for GED Ready® - Mathematical Reasoning was also increased by 13 minutes.
    3. Science (90 minutes)
    4. Social Studies (70 minutes)

                      Frequently Asked Questions                 

    How old do I need to be to take the test (without exceptions)?

    In Minnesota, the minimum age required to take the GED® test is 19 years old.     

    Do I need to prove I’m a resident of Minnesota to take the test?

    In Minnesota, there is no residency requirement. 

    The closest testing center is in a different state.  Can I take the exam there?
    Minnesota doesn’t have a residency requirement, so they’ll allow you to take the GED® test there.  

    How much does the GED® test on cost?

    Minnesota charges $20 per module for the GED® test.

    Can I take all of the parts at once or do I need to setup different appointment times?

    Yes, in Minnesota you can take all test parts in the same day if you can find a testing center with hours that accommodate it.
    *Please note that SCRED meets this accommodation.

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