Civics Test for High School Equivalency Recipients FAQs

1. When does the Civics test law go into effect?
As of Jan. 1, 2017 any one who takes the GED test in Arizona will also have
to pass the Civics test to get their HSE Diploma. The actual Civics Test will
launch on Jan. 3rd in authorized Testing Centers because of the holiday.

2. Where can I take the test?
The test can only be taken at authorized GED/Pearson Vue testing centers.

3. How many questions are on the test and what score do I need to get to
It is a 100 question multiple choice test and you must get 60 questions
correct to pass, the test is untimed.

4. Where do I go to sign up to take the test?
You can schedule and pay for it on just like the other 4 tests. You
can take the test at any time during your GED testing experience, it is a
separate module

5. How many times can I take it and is there any wait time in between takes?
You may take the test as many times as you need to pass and there is no
required waiting time in between tries, although it is recommended that
you study prior to retaking the test.

6. Can I take the test in Spanish?
The test is only administered in English

7. What is the cost of the test?
The cost for the Civics test will be $9.00 per attempt.

8. How can I study for the test?
Please click on the link below for resources to study: 

For other questions please contact the Client Services line at (602) 258-2410

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Information

Important Update Regarding High School Equivalency Testing in Arizona

Prop 300 Dec Report and Wait List DUE to AES

AES-funded Adult Education Providers must submit the Prop 300 Report and Waiting List numbers to AES by Dec. 1, 2013.

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Governor Brewer proclaims February 9-15, 2014 as Arizona Adult Literacy Week!

Janice K. Brewer, Governor of the State of Arizona, proclaims February 9-15, 2014 as Arizona Adult Literacy Week.

Click here to see the Governor’s Proclaimation.

Adult Ed Program Narrative Reports DUE

Adult Education programs must submit the Annual AE Program Narrative Report to Adult Education Services by August 30, 2013. More information and instructions will be provided to program administrators prior to the due date.

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Prop 300 June Report and Wait List DUE to AES

AES-funded Adult Education Providers must submit the Prop 300 Report and Waiting List numbers to AES by Jun, 1, 2013.

Questions? Contact [email protected]

AzCIS Training

Date: Friday, February 22, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: PCAP, Tucson

Contact: [email protected]

Awards Celebration for 2013 Arizona Adult Literacy Week!

Date: Monday, February 11, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 Noon

Location: Rio Salado Conference Center, 2323 W. 14th St., Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000 or (800) 729-1197

Seating is limited.

Contact: [email protected]

Arizona Adult Literacy Week!

Arizona Adult Literacy Week is February 10-16, 2013.

For more information, CLICK HERE.