Grant-funded GED Program
Community Education GED Program
Delaware County GED Classes and Testing
ABLE Grant Funded GED® Program
(Funding provided by theBureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education/ Pennsylvania Department of Education)
The mission of the program is to teach basic through higher level skills and to assist learners in developing the job readiness skills and credentials that will enable them to move into the workforce, training programs and/or higher education. Classes are open to anyone age 18 or older and are at no cost to the participant.
Learners may attend classes on college campuses and community locations. Days and times vary by location, but all classes meet three hours per class, twice a week for 10 weeks. Sessions begin September, January and April.
Enrolled learners who obtain a GED® diploma are eligible for a College application fee waiver and invited to a graduation ceremony held annually on the Marple Campus.
Applications for the program are available on all College campuses and may be printed from this website (see link below)
More information is available by contacting the Downingtown Campus ABLE office:
- Jody Harman, program coordinator
- Jeri Fakete, program assistant
GED Program, 100 Bond Dr., Downingtown, PA 19335
Community Education GED Program (Advanced)
This program is designed to prepare learners for success in the examinations. Areas of preparation include: reading, writing, English, math, natural science and social studies. Students should be at an 8th to 10th grade level before registering for this course.
Classes are open to anyone needing to prepare for the examinations. For class and registration information, please call 610-359-5025.
Testing Center Location
Delaware County Community College - Marple Campus
901 S. Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063.
Registration for the Exam
NOTE: Candidates must register by the Friday before the testing date. Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
- Candidates must apply in person with required identification at the Assessment Center, room 2195 in the Academic Building. Payment is due at the time of registration.
- Two forms of identification are required. One must be a Pennsylvania state or federal government issued photo ID, such as the driver’s license or state identification card. The second ID must have the candidate’s name and address, such as a bank statement, an insurance card, or utility bill. For other examples call the Assessment Center at 610-359-5322.
- Candidates 16 or 17 years of age must bring additional required information.
- Students must call 24 hours prior to the exam if they cannot attend 610-359-5322.
- Students must arrive at the testing room by 4 p.m. on the day of the exam. Testing will start promptly at 4:30 pm. Testing will take 4 to 4.5 hours each evening.
- Students must bring their government issued ID and receipt on the night of testing.
Cost of Testing
- Battery of 5 tests: $95
- Individual Retests: $25