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Test Takers

The 2014 GED

Beginning January 2014 there is a newly overhauled GED in Colorado.  Colorado uses GED to issue High School Equivalency Diplomas, and with the 2014 GED aligned to more rigorous standards, having this diploma will reflect test taker's readiness for postsecondary education and the workforce.  Learn more below and sign up at to study for and schedule your GED test.

Office Hours

By appointment only
Contact Marina Estrada to make an appointment.


GED Ready Practice Test Guarantee

If you take the GED Ready practice test between Sept. 22 and Dec. 31, 2014, earn the "Likely to Pass" score, and take the corresponding GED test subject within 60 days and do not pass, you are eligible for a free retake in that subject.  For more information on the GED Ready Practice Test Guarantee, including eligibility and scheduling, view the GED Ready practice test FAQs.


GED Testing Service provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations to individuals with documented disabilities who demonstrate a need for accommodations. 

Age Waiver

Typically the GED Test is only available to individuals seventeen (17) years of age and older. However, sixteen (16) year olds are able to take the GED Test if they are approved by the Colorado GED Office for a GED Age Waiver.

Colorado Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Find a Local Testing Center 

You must register and schedule your test at before going to a testing center.

Find a Local Preparation Program 

Order Diplomas and Transcripts

You must order your diploma or transcript through Diploma Sender.  These are not issued automatically and the Colorado GED Office does not provide these documents.

Register for the 2014 GED

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Contact Us

Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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