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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 are Below Passing, Passing for High School Equivalency, Pass+, and Pass++. Below is a breakdown of the descriptors for all four subjects by performance level in an easy-to-read chart.

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.