Performance Level Descriptors

Want to know what your student’s scores mean? Find out with these Performance Level Descriptors. Each explains the skills a student demonstrates in order to score into each performance level on the GED® test and the GED Ready® practice test.

GED® Test Performance Level Descriptors

The four performance levels for the GED® test are Below Passing, Passing for High School Equivalency, GED® College Ready, and GED® College Ready + Credit.

GED Ready®: The Official Practice Test

The three performance levels for GED Ready® practice test include Red Zone – Not Likely to Pass, Yellow Zone – Too Close to Call, and Green Zone – Likely to Pass.