General Education Development

The 2014 GED® test is a computer-based, four-subject high school equivalency test. The four subjects are Science, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning, and Reasoning Through Language Arts. After you pass the GED® test, your certificate will be emailed to you as well as your GED® transcript (which can be used  to apply to college, for your job, etc). Click here for more information about the GED test.

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GED Transcript

Official GED Documents Now Online in Rhode Island!

GED Testing Service will fulfill diplomas and transcripts for both new and repeat requests for as far back as there is data available.

  • Initial e-diploma and e-transcript are sent FREE to test-takers who pass the GED® test

  • Students can login to to order FREE Paper diploma

  • Repeat requests or third-party verifications cost $15 for delivering an official copy or verification of the transcript

  • All graduates receive the Smart Transcript

The Student Experience

  1. A test-taker who passes the GED® test will automatically receive an electronic, secure diploma and Smart Transcript, delivered immediately to their email address after their final test is scored

  2. The test-taker can view, print, and request a professionally-printed diploma free of charge

  3. The test-taker can send the transcript to an employer or college of their choice

  4. From that point forward, colleges and employers can search for and order documents for test-takers who have passed the test

To Request a Duplicate or Verify GED® Credentials

  1. Visit

  2. Follow the instructions

  3. Repeat requests and third-party verifications cost $15 to deliver an official copy or verify the transcript

  4. You will need a credit or debit card to complete your online order

  5. If you do not have access to the internet and a credit card, you can pay by money order. Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery.

The Smart Transcript

What does passing the GED® test mean? How do colleges and employers view the achievement? The answer to that lies in the transcript they review.

 With the Smart Transcript from GED Testing Service:

  • Colleges and employers can easily see the skills and abilities a graduate demonstrated and the meaning behind their scores from the transcript links

  • Graduates can receive full recognition and credit for passing the new GED® test and, in some cases, earning the GED® College Ready or the GED® College Ready + Credit distinction

  • Transcripts are delivered securely using Blue Ribbon™ Security, a patented secure delivery system used by more than 1/3 of all high school diplomas

  • Colleges and employers can easily and securely request a graduate’s Smart Transcript at

Click for more details on the Smart Transcript.


Helpline: 1-888-906-4031 (English and Spanish)

Third-Party Vendor Helpline: 1-888-662-0874

Customer service support: /testers/contact-us 

Support also is available from Parchment team via online support


For more information about GED Credentialing™, click the following link:



GED Calculator Resources

Texas Instruments TI-30XS on-screen calculator will automatically be available on the GED® Test for all but a select few Mathematical Reasoning questions, and some Social Studies and Science questions.

A hand-held calculator is also available upon request at RIRAL's test center in Woonsocket (check directly with other test centers for availability).

Test questions may require the use of special keys on the calculator, such as fraction bar, numerator and denominators, exponents, etc.

Need help using the new on-screen GED calculator? Check out the resources below, including a free 90-day trial!

Introduction Video

Calculator Tutorial

Calculator Reference Sheet

TI-30X Multiview Guide Book

FREE 90-day trial download