The General Education Development (GED) is recognized as a high school
credential by many employers across many industries in the State of New
What are the benefits of
Did you know that individuals with a GED have...
On average people who earn their GED can expect $7,000 more
per year in wages.
* U.S. 2010 Census Data
Earning a high school diploma by passing the GED can
open new doors to advancement either in your current job or in a brand
Am I eligible to take the GED Test?
Any individual over the age of 18 seeking a GED is eligible. Individuals 16 or 17 must have a state issued document indicating parental/guardian permission.
What must I do to take
the GED Test?
What is on the GED Test?
Pre-register to take the test. In Atlantic County register online at www.ged123.org. After registering online and printing out your registration from, call the test center at (609) 485-0052, extension 4831 to schedule an appointment with the GED Examiner. On your appointment date, please bring your registration form, two forms of identification and a money order for $50.00 made out to the Atlantic County Treasurer. In Cape May County, registrations are conducted the day
before scheduled test dates and by appointment on specific days of
the week at the Cape May County Technical School.
Regardless of which
test center you choose, please bring:
1. Two forms of identification.
One must be a state issued photo ID that states your full legal name
and current address. (Examples:
driver's license, social security card and employment ID, among others.)
Click here for additional information on a acceptable forms of ID.
2. A money order made payable to the Atlantic County Treasurer or the Cape May County Technical School, depending on where you are scheduled to take the test, in the amount of $50.00 at the time of registration. Checks and cash are not accepted. Click here for additional information regarding money orders.
The GED Tests are a set of five tests in core
high school subject areas and include: Language Arts: Writing and Reading,
Mathematics, Social Studies and Science. The tests contain multiple choice
questions and an essay portion. You must pass the essay portion to receive
I study for the GED Test?
Yes, research has shown that individuals that
study for the test are more likely to pass it their first time. There
are a variety of organizations throughout the community that offer
GED preparation classes during the day and in the evenings at no cost. Click
here for a list (Note: The brochure requires the Adobe Acrobat
HERE for a free copy of the reader.)
Where do I take the GED?
The test is offered multiple times a month at two locations.
| Atlantic County One Stop Career Center
2 South Main St.
Pleasantville, NJ 08232
(609) 485-0052 ext. 140
| Cape May County Technical School
188 Crest Haven Rd.
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-2161 ext. 648