Basic Skills Preparation

  • The Basic Skills Preparation Program provides no cost instruction in reading, writing, and math to students who are not academically ready to enroll in a GED® Test Preparation class. Morning, afternoon, and evening classes are offered in more than 40 convenient locations in the city of Baltimore, including the Harbor Campus and Reisterstown Plaza Center.

    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.)

    Assessment testing is also offered at the Reisterstown Plaza Center

    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.

    Supplementary Math Prep 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



  • To schedule an appointment,
    call 410-986-3203 or 410-986-5414.

Last Modified on August 27, 2019