GED® Science Test Scoring

If you’re preparing to take the GED Science test, you might be wondering how the test is scored. 

First of all, your score is based on the number of correct answers. There is no difference between answering incorrectly and not answering at all, so always make your best guess. The raw score is placed on a scale from 100 to 200. To pass the test, you need a score of at least 145. 

Scoring higher on the GED Science test can have some advantages. If you score between 165 and 174, you may be able to avoid placement testing or developmental education requirements in college. And if you score between 175 and 200, you could earn up to three college credit hours in Science. In other words, scoring high on the GED Science test can save you time and money!

Another good thing about GED scores is that they never expire. Once you pass the test, you never have to take it again. If you don’t pass the GED Science test on your first try, you can always retake it at a later date. In most states, you can retake the test twice as soon as you want, but you may have to wait a couple months if you need more than three tries.

After taking the GED Science test, you can access your scores online within 24 hours. You’ll receive an email notifying you that your scores are ready, and then you can log in to the GED website to view your results.

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