Delaware County GED Classes and Testing

GED Classes & Testing

Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
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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.

Spring 2016 Schedule

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Location Dates Days Time Program Introduction
Marple Campus March 7-April 21 Mon-Thurs 9:30 a.m.-Noon Thursday, March 3, 9:30 a.m.-Noon
Upper Darby Center March 7-April 21 Mon-Thurs 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, March 4, 9-11:30 a.m.
Southeast Center March 15-May 19 Tues & Thurs Noon-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, Noon-3 p.m.
Upper Darby Center April 4-June 13 Mon & Wed 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 4, 6-9 p.m.
Southeast Center April 5-June 9 Tues & Thurs 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 6-9 p.m.
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.

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Mathematical Reasoning 
CSP 2121 / Length: 12 hours 
Cost: $159
CRN 2259 Saturdays
Jan. 23-March 12
9 a.m.-Noon Marple Campus
CRN 2258 Mondays
Feb. 8-April 25
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus

Science 
CSP 2123 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: $99
CRN 3139 Wednesdays
March 23-April 27
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2261 Saturdays
April 23-May 14
9 a.m.-Noon Marple Campus
Reasoning Through Language Arts 
CSP 2122 / Length: 12 hours 
Cost: $99
CRN 3138 Tuesdays
Feb. 16-March 29
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2260 Saturdays
March 26-April 16
9 a.m.-Noon Marple Campus

Social Studies 
CSP 2124 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: $99
CRN 2262 Mondays
May 2-June 6
6-8 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 2263 Saturdays
May 21-June 11
9 a.m.-Noon Marple Campus

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