GED Classes Alpena, Michigan

On this page, you can find all GED® prep class sites and testing centers in the Alpena area.

Michigan uses multiple options for HSE (High School Equivalency) testing, the HiSET, GED, and TASC exams.

HSE testing is for people who never graduated high school and gives them the opportunity to earn an equivalent degree.

All HSE exams measure knowledge at a level similar to that of a graduating HS student.

There are four independent GED modules (subtests) in Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, and Science.

You may take one subtest at a time and your scores count for two years from your first registration.

The HiSET and TASC options have separate writing and reading tests so five overall that can also be taken separately.

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TASC and HiSET testing can be done on paper or on a computer. The GED is fully computer-formatted.

HSE prep facilities in Alpena

Alpena Public Schools-ACES Academy (discontinued?)
700 Pinecrest Ave, Alpena, MI 49707, Phone: (989) 358.5180

Michigan Works! Alpena
315 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707, Phone: (989) 362.2575

Alpena County Library READ Program
211 N First St, Alpena, MI 49707, Phone: (989) 356.6188 ext. 15

Prep sites around Alpena (cities by alphabet)

MI GED Requirements

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Elkland Center
12519 State St, Atlanta, MI 49709, Phone: (989) 362.2575

Cheboygan Alternative School
7461 N Straits Highway, Cheboygan, MI 49721, Phone: (989) 358.5180

Michigan Works! Cheboygan
11153 N Straits Highway, Cheboygan, MI 49721, Phone: (989) 362.2575

Iosco County Michigan Works!
1230 E U.S. Highway 23, East Tawas, MI 48730, Phone: (989) 362.6407

Michigan Works! Lincoln
202 S 2nd St, Lincoln, MI 48742, Phone: (989) 362.2575

Mio High School
1110 W 8th St, Mio, MI 48647, Phone: (989) 362.2575

Michigan Works! Onaway
20709 State St, Onaway, MI 49765, Phone: (989) 362.2575

Onaway Industrial Arts Institute (Alpena Public Schools)
20902 Washington Ave, Onaway, MI 49765, Phone: (989) 358.5180

Presque Isle County Library
181 East Erie St, Rogers City, MI 49779, Phone: (989) 362.2575

St. Ignace Adult Education
412 N State St, St. Ignace, MI 49781, Ph: (906) 984.2150

TBAISD Career & Technical Center
880 Parsons Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686, Phone: (231) 922.7825
All Traverse City GED sites are listed here

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Alpena area HSE testing sites

Alpena Community College
665 Johnson St, Alpena, MI 49707, Phone: (989) 358.7406

Iosco County Michigan Works!
1230 East Hwy 23, East Tawas, MI 48730, Phone: (989) 362.6407

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GED passing score

The new GED program was rolled out across the country a few years ago but initially, the passing score on each individual GED subtest was set too high so it was reduced to 145 (on a 100-200 scale). Apparently, it was set too high in comparison to what high school graduates must command. So the minimally required score became 145 instead of the earlier 150. Read this website’s News articles for details. TASC and HiSET are scored differently.

The GED (General Education Development) program offers adults who never finished high school the chance to earn a diploma that is accepted in the same way as standard high school diploma across the nation.  institutions. To learn if you qualify, go to GED in Michigan, and you can also check out this link to all GED programs across the U.S. Online GED testing is NOT an option. Websites that come with a different message are fraudulent.

GED registration

If you want to register for the GED exam you need to do that online. Go to and create your account with MyGED. Here you can find all information about scheduling your tests, how to pay, and so on. MyGED is the portal where you will be guided through the entire process of preparation, testing, school information, job options, and a lot more.

Prepare well

One thing is certain: to be successful on the GED, HiSET, or TASC exam, you must prepare well. This page lists all prep facilities in Alpena and the surrounding area. Online HSE testing is NOT possible, but you may get all set perfectly well through online prep courses. You can find free online video lessons and practice tests on this website that will get you there fast.

One subtest at a time

The GED exam contains four individual tests and is modular. Prepare for one or several of the subtests at a time and register and pay only for what you will take. Your scores are valid for two years. Please note that online testing is NOT possible. You must show up at a state-designated testing site and take the tests in person.

The Basics of GED Test Prep Courses

GED stands for “General Educational Development.” It is a test developed by the American Council on Education to measure proficiency in high school-level science, mathematics, social studies, reading, and writing. For those who did not complete high school, the GED is a way to earn an equivalency credential in lieu of a diploma. Because of this, the GED is often commonly referred to as the “General Education Degree” or “General Education Diploma” but that’s not what GED stands for.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 13 million adults in this country have a GED certificate, so it is one of the most popular and viable options for those who never completed high school. It is also the only high school equivalency credential recognized in all 50 states. The GED is also the first step toward a college degree, should you choose to take that path. The same ACE study found that over 96% of colleges accept a GED to satisfy their admission requirements.

Test format

You are eligible to take the GED if you: • Are at least 18 years old or older • 16 or 17 with appropriate state paperwork granting a waiver • Are not enrolled in high school. The GED is offered in two languages, English and Spanish (in most states). It is computerized and must be taken in person at one of nearly 3,500 approved testing centers nationwide. It consists of four separate tests in the following subject areas: Literacy (RLA), Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies.

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