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GED Prep and Testing

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GED Test Preparation

This independent study program includes the GED® practice tests, teacher support as needed, online resources and extended hours for the learning lab. Both a traditional classroom lab and a blended home study program are available. Students will be given online access to GED® test preparation and the blended home study program after taking a standardized math and reading test and completing 12 hours of attendance. The blended home study program has attendance requirements and requires a minimum of five hours of study per week. Mandatory state pre and post testing is required to determine the appropriate level of service. Register at any time.

PLEASE NOTE: This program may have a wait list depending on teacher availability.

This course is FREE!

Fall 2024

Dates: August 6 - December 19, 2024

Days: Monday - Thursday

Times: M/W/Th: 9:00 am - 7:30 pm; Tues: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Room: 404

Prerequisites: None


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 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.


Register today for the next available seat.



Kris Owen

805.579.6200 ext. 1615