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Your future is calling! By completing the GED test, you can answer the call.
Complete your GED and then go on to college, a better job, the respect you deserve, with the accomplishment of earning your high school credential.
Prospective students can register by completing the registration forms at Starkweather. A $25 (or $5 and proof of government assistance) deposit* will be needed at time of registration. This deposit will reserve your place in the class. Note: Personal checks will not be accepted. Please bring exact amount in cash or cashiers check.
*Refunds will be allowed up to the first day of class and deposits will be returned upon completion of required testing at the conclusion of the semester or year.
Any student who does not meet the minimum score on the initial placement exam will be placed in an alternate class until they are able to achieve basic skill level.
The class days and times are as follows:
- Monday and Thursday (Morning) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- Tuesday and Thursday (Night) 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.*
*Night GED classes are held in Canton High School Library. Canton High School is located at: 8415 Canton Center Rd., Canton, MI 48187
The GED examination is accepted by some colleges and industries, as well as civil service, as an alternative to a high school diploma. It is not a high school diploma; it is a certificate of equivalency.
All GED testing is run through certified Pearson-Vue testing centers.
For registration and locations follow this link to https://ged.com.
Plymouth Canton School district residents who register at the beginning of a semester and attend our GED prep courses can receive vouchers covering most or all of the testing fees and use of materials to prepare. Exam voucher pre-requisite: Students must be able to read and write at the ninth grade level. Students must also be pretested with the TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education) before registering for class and show an improvement on a post test of the TABE before taking the GED test.
The examination covers the following five subject areas: Writing Skills, Social Studies, Science, Literature, and Mathematics.
The GED Certificate offers many opportunities to adults such as:
- Job Advancement
- College Admission
- Personal Satisfaction
Prepare for the five components of the GED exam in one of our GED Preparatory programs:
- Language Arts
- Social Studies
Exam prerequisite: Students must be able to read and write at the ninth grade level. Students must also be pretested with the TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education) before registering for class and show an improvement on a post test of the TABE before taking the GED tests.
- Students who score below the 7th grade reading level will be placed ina Pre0GED class until they are post tested with the TABE and achieve a 9th grade reading level. At that time they will be placed in the regular GED Prep program.
- Pre-GED classes run concurrently with GED Prep classes (Monday and Thursday 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday evening 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.) in a seperate classroom and with a different teacher. (Evening classes are at Canton High School in the Library).
Complete your GED and then go on to college, get a better job, the respect you deserve, and the accomplishment of earning your high school credential.
Call for more information (734) 416-4901