Delaware County GED Classes and Testing

GED Classes & Testing

Fall 2015 Classes
Click here for the schedule. Click here for the application. 

ABLE Grant Funded GED® Program

(Funding provided by the Bureau 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. Classes scheduled during the day meet ten hours per week for seven weeks. Sessions begin September, January, March, and May. Evening classes meet six hours per week for 10 weeks. Sessions are offered 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.

Fall 2015 Schedule

Click here for the application. 

Marple Campus
Program Introduction
9:30 a.m.-noon
September 1 & 2

Classes
9:30 a.m.-noon
Mon-Thurs
September 8-October 26 

Program Introduction
9:30 a.m.-noon
TBD

Classes
9:30 a.m.-noon
Mon-Thurs
October 29-December 17
Southeast Center 
Program Introduction
6-9 p.m.
September 15 & 17

Classes
6-9 p.m., Tues-Thurs
September 22-December 1

Program Introduction
12:30-3 p.m., Mon-Thurs
September 15 & 17

Classes
12:30-3 p.m., Mon-Thurs
September 21-November 15
Upper Darby Center
Program Introduction
9-11:30 a.m.
September 3 & 4

Classes
9-11:30 a.m.. Mon-Thurs
September 8-October 26

Program Introduction
9-11:30 a.m., Mon-Thurs
TBD

Classes
9-11:30 a.m.. Mon-Thurs
October 29-December 17

More information is available by contacting the ABLE office: 

Jeff Kriebel, Program Coordinator
484-237-6244, 610-723-4095
Email

Jeri Fakete, Program Assistant
484-237-6246
Email

 

GED Program, 100 Bond Dr., Downingtown, PA 19335


Community Education GED Program (Advanced)

This series of courses help you prepare for the new 2014 GED® test leading to the Pennsylvania High School Equivalency Diploma. Students should be at an 8th-10th grade proficiency level before registering for these courses. Call 610-359-5025 for course questions.

Register for Classes >>

Mathematical Reasoning
CSP 9277 / Length: 20 hours 

CRN 906, Mondays
June 1-July 6, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $159
Reasoning Through Language Arts
CSP 2122 / Length: 12 hours 

CRN 523, Tuesdays
June 9-July 14, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $99
Science
CSP 2123 / Length: 12 hours
Social Studies
CSP 2124 / Length: 12 hours

Testing

Testing Center Location
Delaware County Community College - Marple Campus
901 S. Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063.
610-325-2776

Registration for the Exam

Registration is online through www.ged.com. Please 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 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: www.ged.ed.state.pa.us