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Grant-funded GED Program

Community Education GED Program

GED Testing

Delaware County GED Classes and Testing

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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)

Spring 2014 Schedule & Application >>

More information is available by contacting the Downingtown Campus ABLE office: 

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.

View the Community Education Catalog >>


Testing Center Location
Delaware County Community College - Marple Campus
901 S. Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063.

Registration for the Exam

Registration is online through www.ged.comPlease note: You must be at least 16 years old to sign up for MyGED™.

Cost of test: Total test $120. Payment is made online. You may schedule for one or more tests at a time. The cost per subject is $30. Sign up online through any computer, tablet or smartphone.

The 2014 GED® Test Specifications
Four content areas:

  • Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
    - Section 1 (35 minutes*)
    - Section 2 (45 minutes)
    - Student Break (10 minutes)
    - Section 3 (60 minutes*)
    *The time allotted for sections 1 and 3 may vary slightly, but the total test time will always be 150 minutes.
  • Mathematical Reasoning (90 minutes)
    - Part 1 - calculators not allowed
    - Part 2 - calculators allowed
  • Science (90 minutes)
  • Social Studies (90 minutes)
    - Section 1 (65 minutes)
    - Section 2 (25 minutes)
  • English and Spanish
  • 3 opportunities to test per year, per content area
  • Delivered on computer (not online)
  • Paper testing only available as an accommodation

The 2002 GED® Test
To request a transcript visit: