SCC is an official GED testing Center. The GED test is composed of five broad areas: writing, reading, math, social studies and science. An individual wishing to take the GED examination should come to SCC for an initial interview and exam preparation. At the time of application, a testing schedule will be given to the applicant. Testing sites are located in BrysonCity, Franklin and Sylva. For more information call 339-4426 or 339-4486. SCC offers a wide variety of GED preparation classes at no charge. Test cost is $25.00
Individuals receiving a total passing score of 2250, with no single test score below 410, are awarded a High School Equivalency Certificate by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. This certificate is generally accepted on the same basis as a high school diploma when making application for employment, seeking a job promotion or applying for admission into a college or university.
Preparation: An individual wishing to take the GED Examination should enroll in the Adult Basic Education program.
In order to take the GED examination, an individual must:
Be at least 16 years of age.
Submit a completed application and required credentials. (Applications are available at all College locations)
Testing: In the event that any single test score, or the total score, is unsatisfactory, a retest may be taken after further study.
Test Sites: At the time of application, a testing schedule will be given to the applicant. GED testing sites are located in Bryson City, Cashiers, Franklin and on Jackson Campus. For additional information call 828.339.4486 or 800.447.4091, ext. 4486.