In this article, you can discover all GED® prep facilities and testing sites in the Nampa region. Idaho uses the totally computerized GED exam for its high school equivalency (HSE) testing program.
The GED test is available online and at state-recognized testing facilities.
The GED exam offers individuals who couldn’t complete high school another shot at earning an equivalent diploma.
Testing takes place at a level similar to that of graduating high school seniors.
There are four GED subtests in Mathematical Reasoning (Math), Science, Reasoning through Language Arts (Literacy), and Social Studies.
You can take one of the four GED subtests (also referred to as modules) at a time.
In the past, online GED testing was not offered. You needed to show up, in person, at an official Idaho GED testing site.
Now, with the introduction of an online, proctored GED testing option, that has changed. Read more below
Nampa GED prep classes
College of Western Idaho Adult Learning Center-Nampa (Canyon County Center)
2407 Caldwell Blvd – Nampa – ID 83651 – Ph: (208) 562.2068/3000
Centennial Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
3201 Ridgecrest Dr – Nampa – ID 83687 – Ph: (208) 442.4500
Lighthouse Rescue Mission
304 16th Ave N – Nampa – ID 83686 – Ph: (208) 461.5030
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GED prep sites around Nampa (cities in alphabetic order)
College of Western Idaho Adult Basic Education
1464 University Dr – Boise – ID 83725 – Ph: (208) 562.2139
You can see all Boise options on our Boise area page
Treasure Valley Community College (Harney County Outreach Ctr)
1100 Oregon Ave – Burns – OR 97720 – Ph: (541) 573.1576
Harney County Education Service Center
450 North Buena Vista Ave – Burns – OR 97720 – Ph: (541) 573.2122
Caldwell Career Ctr GED Classes
4514 Thomas Jefferson St – Caldwell – ID 83605 – Ph: (208) 364.7781
Treasure Valley Community College-Caldwell
317 Happy Day Blvd – Ste 160 – Caldwell – ID 83607 – Ph: (208) 454.9911
Emmett Adult Education
288 Hwy 16 – Ste 107 – Emmett – ID 83617 – Ph: (208) 562.2040
Treasure Valley Comm. Coll. Adult Education (Oregon Trail Bldg)
650 College Blvd – Ontario – OR 97914 – Ph: (541) 881.5865
Four Rivers Community School (TVCC)
2449 SW 4th Ave – Ontario – OR 97914 – Ph: (541) 881.5865
Snake River Prison GED Instruction
777 Stanton Blvd – Ontario – OR 97914 – Ph: (541) 881.4739
Not available to the public
Payette Public Library (CWI)
24 S 10th St – Payette – ID 83647 – Ph: (208) 562.2040
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Nampa area GED testing centers
College of Western Idaho GED-Nampa Campus
Micron Center for Professional Technical Education (Suite 2105)
5725 E Franklin Rd – Nampa – ID 83687 – Ph: (208) 562.2440
College of Western Idaho Ada County Campus (Lynx Bldg)
Black Eagle Business Park
9300 W Overland Rd – Boise – ID 83709 – Ph: (208) 562.2542
Boise State University (Student Success Hub, Rm 213)
2055 West Cesar Chavez Ln – Boise – ID 83725 – Ph: (208) 426.2762
McCall Coll. GED Testing Center (Ste 127)
106 E Park St – McCall – ID 83638 – Ph: (208) 634.3456
Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Blvd – Ontario – OR 97914 – Ph: (541) 881.5595
New online test-taking option
Sitting for the GED test via the internet was, until recently, not possible. There just was no online GED test. If you wished to earn an Idaho GED credential, your personal appearance at one of Idaho’s official GED test sites was required.
Well, now that has all changed with the arrival of an online proctored GED testing option. An online proctor guides you through the process and checks if you do it all according to the regulations. For more information, visit this page: ‘Online GED Testing Introduced’.
GED passing score
The GED passing score is 145 on each subtest so you must score 580 points or more overall, and averaging is not possible. There is no need to take the battery of four tests in a row. The GED exam includes four individual tests (modules) that you can take one by one at the time you are prepared enough for one of them. You may also register, and pay, for one test when you feel secure to do so.
Last Updated on January 26, 2021.