What is the GED/High School Diploma Equivalency? The General Education Development (GED) exam is a battery of four tests administered nationally in order to provide high school equivalency certification. You will be tested in math, science, social studies, and reasoning through language arts. To qualify for a New Mexico High School Diploma, you must earn a minimum standard score of 150 in each test.
How can a GED be used? The GED may be used for entrance into post-secondary education vocational schools, colleges, and universities, the U.S. military, and employment opportunities.
What are the eligibility requirements to take the GED test?
Must be at least 16 years of age
Cannot be enrolled in an accredited public or private school
Cannot be a qualified high school graduate, earned a HS diploma, or an equivalency certificate, in the US or Canada.