Earn your GED

The GED (General Educational Development) test is comprised of four separate tests in the subjects of Mathematical Reasoning, Social Studies, Reasoning through Language Arts, and Science. The staff of the Yamhill Valley Academic Transitions are available to help orient you to the process and prepare you in each of these subject areas so you can take the tests with confidence.

GED Prep Class Orientation

The Academic Transitions Center offers an orientation that evaluates your academic strengths and explains the GED process. The cost is $15. The orientation is mandatory for new GED students. Orientations last approximately 3 hours. The following are the steps and dates for upcoming orientations:



  • Pay your $15.00 NON-REFUNDABLE orientation fee at the office
    • If you are sponsored by an agency, bring in a copy of a voucher for the $15.00 fee.
  • Once fee has been paid, you can sign up for one of the following orientation dates for summer term:
    • Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at 9 am
    • Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at 1 pm
  • BSD LAB Orientation (Transition RD/WR) in class Monday, March 28, 2016 @ 11 am


You will be given a pre-test during the orientation session to highlight areas of study that may need more attention, and the Academic Transitions staff will then help you determine an individualized study program. Please call Kevin Brewer at 503.316.3296 or Jorge Anaya at 503.584.7543 for questions.

GED Preparation Classes

There are several classes available at the Academic Transitions Center for preparing for the GED, including math, writing, social studies, science, reading, and various self-paced computerized instructional study programs. Classes cost $70 for the term.

Classes for Summer term will be June 20 - August 13, 2016, Monday & Wednesday mornings 9 am - 12:30 pm.

There will also be open lab times available Tuesday & Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm.

GED Official Testing

Official GED testing is available at the Yamhill Valley campus. Click here for additional information.