Livermore Adult Community Education


GED Prep class enrollment is now open!


Register online for GED Prep Class Orientation and Testing

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Need help passing the GED exam?

Livermore Adult Community Education can help you.  


Our school offers a GED test preparation class that provides you the opportunity to learn content that will be on the test as well as the chance to practice your test taking skills.




If you are interested in participating in this class, please call our school at (925) 606-4722

or register for GED prep class online.

Eligibility Requirements To Take the GED Test


California High School Equivalency Test Requirements

To obtain an official California High School Equivalency Certificate test takers must meet all of the following State requirements:

  • You have not completed high school.
  • You are a California resident or a member of the armed services assigned to duty in the state of California.
  • You must pass all portions of a High School Equivalency (HSE) Test that has been approved by the State Board of Education taken at a testing center that has been approved by California Department of Education. 


Test takers must also meet one of the following requirements:

  1. You are 18 years of age or within 60 days of your 18th birthday.
  2. You are within 60 days of when you would have graduated from high school had you remained in school and completed the usual courses required for graduation.
  3. You are 17 years of age, have been out of school for at least 60 consecutive days and provide a letter of request from the military, a post-secondary educational institution, or employer that states the need for you to take a HSE Test.
  4. You are at least 17 years of age, have accumulated fewer than 100 units of high school credit and are confined to state or county hospital or correctional agency and you meet additional criteria (click on the link below for more information) 

For the entire list of requirements to be eligible to take the GED exam,

please click HERE (under the "Eligibility Requirements" tab).




GED Testers- Do's & Don'ts


What to bring to testing:

  • Picture ID*
  • Proof of California Residency*

*California issued ID or Driver's License will cover both requirements


What not to bring:

  • Anything that cannot be stored in a small paper bag.*

*Testers cannot bring ANYTHING into the testing room except ID.

More Information on GED Testing 


More Info

To Register for GED Preparation class, click HERE