GED® Test Preparation

  • GED® Test Preparation classes are designed for adults 18+ years of age who have not earned a high school diploma and who are not currently enrolled in a school program. Instruction helps students prepare to take the General Educational Development (GED®) Test to earn a Maryland high school diploma. Find more information on the GED® Test here.

    Before you can register for a GED® Test Preparation or Basic Skills (Pre GED® ) course, you must be assessed to determine your appropriate placement level. The assessments are held at:

    Baltimore City Community College
    710 East Lombard Street, Room 61

    Monday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (no later than by 1 p.m.)
    Tuesday 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. (no later than 4:30 p.m.) 
    Wednesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (no later than by 1 p.m.)
    Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (no later than by 1 p.m.)
    Friday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. (no later than by 10 a.m.)

    Baltimore City Community College 
    Reisterstown Plaza Center (RPC)
    6764 A Reisterstown Road

    Testing is held at RPC by appointment only on the first Thursday of each month from 1–5 p.m.

    The assessment is provided at no cost to you. Please allow yourself approximately 3 hours to complete the assessment. While walk-ins are welcome, we recommend that you make an ap-pointment to secure your seat. To schedule an appointment, call 410-986-3203 or 410-986-5414. You must be at least 18 years of age to enroll. New students must attend an orientation; dates and times will be provided during registration.

    Please call 410-986-5430 or 410-986-5424 for additional information.

    Program Components

    • Classroom instruction – 120 hours
    • Orientation sessions
    • Life skills seminar and transition support services 
    • Individualized computer-aided instruction
    • Test-taking strategies
    • GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test
    • Graduation ceremony

    Supplementary Math, RLA, and Computer Literacy classes are offered to those preparing for their GED® Test.


    This website or any of the products or services described on this website are not endorsed by ACE or GED® Testing Service.


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GED® Test Preparation

  • GED® Test Preparation: Includes class-room instruction, textbook, calculator, use of the computer lab, test taking strategies, GED® Ready Practice Test, and participation in transition activities.

    Students are instructed in four program areas: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Social Studies, and Science in preparation for the GED examina-tion.

Basic Skills (Pre GED®) Courses are Offered at No Cost to You

  • Basic Skills classes provide instruction in the skill areas of reading and math for stu-dents who need to build their skills for a GED® test preparation course. These no cost classes are offered in many conven-ient locations throughout the city.

    Classes are offered two - four times per week at the following times:

    Morning: 9 a.m.—Noon
    Afternoon: 1—4 p.m.
    Evening: 5:30—8:30 p.m.

Last Modified on August 27, 2019