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HSE/GED Testing Statistics

With the inception of the 2002 edition of the GED tests, the minimum passing score requirements are a total standard score of 2,250, with no score lower than 410.

 

Missouri GED Test Taking Statistics
Fiscal
Year
GED Program Candidates*
Missouri Option Students**
Total Number of Tests Taken
2012
12,029
2,794

14,823

2011
12,446
2,969
15,415
2010
11,990
3,112
15,102
2009
10,700
2,405
13,105
2008
10,113
2,094
12,207
2007
10,031
1,618
11,649
2006
9,768
1,361
11,129
2005
10,136
1,065
11,201
2004
9,877
962
10,839
2003
9,322
366
9,688
Average
10,641
1,875
12,516

 

*GED Credential Program includes both those who have taken preparation classes and those who have not.

**Missouri Options Program began in Fall 2002.  Participants are at-risk youth who take the GED as the academic component of earning a high school diploma.

 

Missouri GED Test Passing Statistics
 
Number passed
% Pass Rate
Fiscal Year GED Program Candidates* Missouri Option Students** TOTAL Adults Missouri Option Students
2012
8,248
1,795
10,043
68.57
64.24
2011
8,804
1,961
10,765
70.74
66.05
2010
8,344
2,047
10,391
69.59
65.78
2009
8,179
1,851
10,030
76.44
76.96
2008
8,122
1,636
9,758
80.31
78.13
2007
7,743
1,325
9,068
77.19
81.89
2006
7,439
1,117
8,556
76.16
82.07
2005
7,727
893
8,620
76.23
83.85
2004
7,633
686
8,319
77.28
71.31
2003
7,136
308
7,444
76.55
84.15
Average
8,962
1,826
10,787
76.22
72.66