The Rhode Island GED
Here is a current listing of GED Testing Centers addresses and phone numbers in RI. Many of these centers not only administer the exam but also offer preparation classes as well.
Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center
Phone: 401 847-7171
Mount Hope High School
Bristol, Rhode Island
Phone: 401 762-3841
Community College of Rhode Island-Lincoln
Phone: 401 333-7070
Community College of Rhode Island-Providence
One Hilton Street Providence, RI
Phone: 401 455-6019
Cranston Alternate Education Programs
4 Sharpe Drive
Phone: 401 270-8166
Lily Pads, Building C
33 North Road Peace Dale, RI
Phone: 401 783-0293
RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
255 Westminster Street
Phone: 401 222-8949
Special Testing Accommodations Only
Woonsocket GED Testing Center
191 Social Street Suite 11,3rd Floor
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401 762-3841
About the RI GED
For all of them who are willing to have a good career in future, General Education Development exam, also called as GED exam of Rhode Island is very helpful as it gives you good opportunity to stand head among all the competitors.
Format of GED exam: This exam comprises of 5 different sections like Writing skills (divided into Part 1 and Part 2), Arts and Literature, Science, Mathematics and Social Studies. The test is of multiple choice patterns and it lasts for 7 hours and 35 minutes. In part 2 of writing skill, you need to write an essay within 45 minutes.
How is the scoring done? : The minimum score you can get in all the sections is 200 which is the lowest and 800 is the highest. For getting through the test you need earn 410 score in each section and over all of 2250 score.
Eligibility: It is best to reach out the nearest testing center to check whether you are eligible to take the RI GED exam or not. Generally if you are above 18 years of age and resident of Rhode Island who have not yet graduated is allowed to take up the exam. Those who have joined the under graduation now can also take up the exams.
Registration and the cost of exam: The link http://www.ride.ri.gov/adulteducation/GED.aspx will navigate to Elementary and Secondary Education site of Rhode Island where you will get the list of the testing centers to register. The rate varies and it is best to reach out the nearest testing center and speak with the personals to get the updated cost of the exam.
Preparation for GED: This examination is not that easy to get through and it needs lot of preparation. Elementary and Secondary education of Rhode Island have mentioned that 30 percent of graduating seniors could not pass the examination completely. Even though this figure scares you a bit, there is no need to worry much as till date from 1971, we can see that more 60,000 diploma certifications have been issued from the RI board.
If you make some decent preparation then you can easily pass this examination. When it comes to preparation there are mainly 2 ways for it: one by yourself and the other to join for some testing center to take a guide on the facing the examination. When you opt to make the preparation all by your own, then there are many ways to get prepared. There are lots of study materials available in online where you can download and prepare by your self. One advantage is that you get the updated information every day. There are many materials available in libraries and you also can purchase the books and the materials related to this in the local book stores. There are many training classes available where there will be experienced faculties to train you to face the exam.
You can get the information about these in the nearest training centers or in the community college. GED on TV is the advantageous option for the residents of RI to face the exam which is provided by the educational board of RI.