The computer-based PRAXIS is offered at the University of Memphis , and the University of Tennessee at Martin. The paper-based PRAXIS is offered at Lane College and Union University in Jackson and the University of Tennessee at Martin. Check www.ets.org for dates and registration information.
It is a Tennessee state requirement.
There is no charge for taking the COMPASS the first time.
Placement in developmental courses is based on results from the ACT or COMPASS.
Yes, you may retest the COMPASS or ACT; however, there is a waiting period of 60 days for the ACT and 90 days for the COMPASS before you can retake the test.
After the COMPASS is completed, the scores will be processed and explained.
No. However , the computer-based PRAXIS is offered at Lambuth University in Jackson and by the University of Tennessee at Martin. The paper-based PRAXIS is offered at Lane College and Union University in Jackson and at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Check www.ets.org for dates and registration information.
If you are under the age of 21, you will take the National or Residual ACT.
Please bring a photograph ID, pencils, scratch paper and a calculator.
A minimum score of 410 must be achieved on each subject area and an overall battery average of 450.
There is a 30 day waiting period before you can take the GED test again.
The State GED Office in Nashville issues the GED diplomas. It typically takes 6-8 weeks after the student receives their score transcript in the mail.
You must contact the GED Testing Center where you took the test.
If it is your first time to take the GED, you must take the practice test administered by the Dyer County Literacy Program.
The GED tests are sent off to a national service for scoring.
The current cost of the GED is $65.00 for the full test.
The practice test is administered at the Dyer County Literacy Program located in the Dyer County Adult Education Center at 115 King Ave., Dyersburg, TN 38024.
The average for all five subject area tests must be 450.
The student completes a form that is sent to the State GED Office in Nashville. There is no cost for a duplicate diploma.