GED Classes Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This article lists all GED® and HiSET® prep locations and testing sites in the Philadelphia area. Pennsylvania offers two options for HSE (high school equivalency) testing, the GED and the HiSET.

Both the HiSET and GED are available online and at official Pennsylvania HSE test centers.

The (HSE) program offers adults who never completed high school the chance to acquire an equivalent credential.

Both HSE exams measure knowledge at a level that compares to that of graduating HS seniors.

The GED exam has four subtests (modules) in Math, Science, Literacy, and Social Studies that can be taken separately.

The HiSET has two literacy tests (reading and writing), so five in total, but these tests can be taken separately, too.

In the past, there was no online HSE testing option. Applicants had to show up at an official Pennsylvania HSE test center.

This has now changed, however, with the launch of HiSET and GED online proctored exams. Check below, at the bottom of this page, for more details.

Philadelphia GED prep classes (by ZIP)

Philadelphia Center For Literacy
1515 Market St, Ste 1325, Philadelphia, PA 19102, 215-474-1235

E3 Power Center City
112 N Broad St, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102, 267-238-3180

Center for Literacy (Peirce College)
1420 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, 215-474-1235

Welcoming Center For New Pennsylvanians
1 Penn Center, Ste 555, 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103, 215-557-2626

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Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, 215-686-5250

Educational Opportunity Center (Penn State University)
1617 JFK Blvd, Ste 425, Philadelphia, PA 19103, 215-246-3509

The Bridge E3 Youth Opportunity Center
4111 Lancaster Avenue, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-387-2134
PYN (Philadelphia Youth Network) offers the E3 program at four centers:
Congreso de Latinos Unidos in North Philadelphia, E3 North
The Bridge in West Philadelphia, E3 West
Communities in Schools in Southwest Philadelphia, E3 Southwest
JEVS Human Services in Center City, E3 Center City

JEVS Human Services HSE Program
1845 Walnut St (7th Floor), Philadelphia, PA 19103, 215-854-1800

 United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey
1800 JFK Blvd, Ste 1200, Philadelphia, PA 19103, 215-665-2500

West Park Cultural Center (West Philadelphia Senior Community Center)
1016 N 41st St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-473-7810

Second Chance Mission (Woodland Presbyterian Church)
401 S 42nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267-290-9972

Mount Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church
428 N 41st St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-386-6181

Lutheran Settlement House (Jane Addams Place)
25 S 43rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-426-8610 ext. 1242

E3 Youth Opportunity Center (JEVS Human Services)
4111 Lancaster Ave, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-387-2134

Center for Literacy
399 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, 215-474-1235

Center For Literacy
1315 Walnut St 2, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 215-546-3519

Library For The Blind And Physically Handicapped
919 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, Phone: 215-683-3213

YMCA
125 S 9th St, Suite 502, Sheridan Building, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 215-674-4545

Philadelphia FIGHT (Jonathan Lax Center)
1233 Locust St, 3rd Fl, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 215-985-4448/525-3052

District 1199 C Training & Upgrading Fund
100 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19110, 215-568-2220 ext. 5410

STRIVE Philly Youth Initiative (Metropolitan Career Center)
100 S Broad St (Land Title Building-Ste 830), Philadelphia, PA 19110, 215-568-9215

Northeast HSE Center
1928 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111, 215-745-0141
This GED prep program costs $185

Project WOW (World of Work)
2770 Red Lion Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19114, 215-728-4212
Applicants must be Philadelphia residents, not have a high school diploma, between 18 and 24 years old, and meet income requirements.

New World Association
9857 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19115, 215-856-7316/267-241-5263

Episcopal Community Services (ECS)
4950 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19120, 215-329-6155

Beckett Life Center HSE Classes
1410 N 16th St, Philadelphia, PA 19121, 215-235-9292

Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology Labs
1936 N Judson St, Philadelphia, PA 19121, 215-235-2900 ext. 6117

Institute for Schools & Society (College of Education – Temple University)
Ritter Annex, 4th Fl, 1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215-204-5975

Temple University myPLACE Campus (Office of Community Relations)
1509 Cecil B. Moore Ave, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19121, 215-204-0337

YES Philly HSE Program (at the OIC Building)
1231 N Broad St, 2nd Fl, Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215-769-0340 x 233

OIC of Philadelphia
1231 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215-236-7700 x 348

Pan-African Studies Community Education Program (PASCEP)
1114 W Berks St, Anderson Hall 840, Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215-204-1993

Center For Literacy (CareerLink)
990 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, 215-474-1235

Lutheran Settlement House
1340 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125, 215-426-8610 ext. 1242

Community College of Philadelphia Main Campus
1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, 215-751-8381/8531

Salvation Army Learning Center
1340 N Brown St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, 215-825-3636

School District Of Philadelphia
440 N Broad St, Education Center, Philadelphia, PA 19130, 215-400-4270

Christian Stronghold Baptist Church (HiSET)
4701 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131, 215-877-1530

Community Learning Center
2701 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19132, 215-426-7940

ODAAT HSE Classes
2532 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19132, 215-226-7860

Project YES (Connection Training Services)
2243 W Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, 215-430-0381 x 5557

Congreso (JEVS Human Services)
2800 North American St, Philadelphia, PA 19133, 215-763-8870 ext. 7245

Congreso de Latinos Unidos
2800 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19133, 215-219-0412

Community Learning Center
2801 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134, 215-426-2200

The Parent Leadership Academy
8800 Jackson St (Senior Building), Philadelphia, PA 19136, 215-335-5339

Northeast Philadelphia Family Service Center (Catholic Social Services)
7340 Jackson St, Philadelphia, PA 19136, 215-587-3555

IHM Center for Literacy
7341 Cottage St, Philadelphia, PA 19136, 215-338-3120
The IHM Family Literacy Program is provided by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Community College of Philadelphia-West Regional Center
4725 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19139, 215-751-8381/8531

Community Learning Center HSE Classes 
229 N 63rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19139, 215-426-7940

Sayre-Morris Recreation Center (Center for Literacy)
5835 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19139, 215-474-1235 ext. 351

Women’s Empowerment Initiative HSE Program
4950 Aspen St, Philadelphia, PA 19139, 215-878-4862

School District of Philadelphia
4224 N Front St, Ste 213, Philadelphia, PA 19140, 267-336-6090

Phase 4 Learning Center Hunting Park
4224 N Front St (Communities C & D), Philadelphia, PA 19140, 215-324-0829

Community College of Philadelphia-Northwest Regional Center
1300 W Godfrey Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141, 215-751-8381/8531

Center For Literacy
636 S 48th St, Philadelphia, PA 19143, 215-474-1235

IHM Center for Literacy
929 S Farragut St, Philadelphia, PA 19143, 215-382-0292
IHM Family Literacy is a program of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The One Less Foundation
38 W Maplewood Mall, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19144, 215-278-4400

Philadelphia Job Corps Center
2810 S 20th St, Bldg. 12, Philadelphia, PA 19145, 267-386-2888

YMCA (Marian Anderson Recreational Center)
740 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19146, 215-636-5015

Adult Education
1200 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146, 215-952-4292

Old Pine Community Center HSE Classes
401 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, 215-627-2493

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association
900 E Howell St, Philadelphia, PA 19149, 215-288-8504

Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church
2800 Cheltenham Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150, 215-276-7200 ext. 1009

Free Pennsylvania GED or HiSET Practice Test

GED prep classes around Philadelphia (cities by alphabet)

Abington Township Public Library
1030 Old York Rd, Abington, PA 19001, 215.885.5180

Abington Adult School (Abington Senior High School)
900 Highland Ave, Abington, PA 19001, 215.884.4967

Abington Adult School (Abington Junior High School)
2056 Susquehanna Rd, Abington, PA 19001, 215.884.4967

Camden County College Adult Education
200 North Broadway – Camden, New Jersey 08102, 856-968-1315
For all Camden area GED prep sites, visit: Camden area GED Programs

Camden Co. College (William G. Rohrer Center)
1889 Route 70 East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, 856-874-6000
Check out all Cherry Hill area options here

Delaware County Literacy Council
2217 Providence Ave, Chester, PA 19013, 610-876-4811
For more Chester area locations go to Chester GED Courses

Gloucester County College (Continuing Education Center)
1492 Tanyard Rd, Deptford, NJ 08080, 856-468-5000 (ext. 6227)

Won Community Services Center
423 Abington Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, 215-884-8443

Highland Park School (Gloucester City Adult High School)
1300 Market St, Gloucester City, NJ 08030, 856-456-7000 (ext. 1756)

Montgomery Co. Opportunities Industrialization Ctr.
1101 Arch St, Norristown, PA 19401, 610-279-9700
For all Norristown area options click here

Rowan College Gloucester County Campus
1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080, 856-468-5000 x 6227

Gloucester County Institute of Technology HSE Test Prep
1360 Tanyard Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080, 856-468-1445

Academy Park High School- Adult Education
300 Calcon Hook Rd, Sharon Hill, PA 19079,  610-522-4330

Delaware County Community College
2000 Elmwood Ave, Sharon Hill, PA 19079, 484-237-6244

Neighbor to Neighbor Community Development Corporation
814 Clifton Ave, Sharon Hill, PA 19079, 610-461-8140

Fishermen Ministries & Outreach
690 Gray Circle, Southampton, PA 18966, 215-322-0587

Turnersville Huntington Learning Center
860 Route 168 (Lakeside Plaza Ste 102), Turnersville, NJ 08012, 856-227-0033

Delaware County Community College (Barclay Square Shopping Center)
1570 Garrett Rd, Upper Darby, PA  19082, 610-723-1250

MCFS Upper Darby Office
7016 Terminal Sq, Suite 1-A, Upper Darby, PA 19082, 484-461-8660

Burlington Co. College (Willingboro)
200 Campbell Dr (Suite 201), Willingboro, New Jersey 08046, 609-894-9311 (ext. 3016)
See all Willingboro locations here: Trenton HSE Classes

Job Corps Ctr Wilmington
9 Vandever Ave, Wilmington, Delaware 19802, Ph: 302.575.1710
Check out all Wilmington area GED courses here: Wilmington GED Classes

Literacy Volunteers of Gloucester County
36 Carpenter St, Woodbury, NJ 08012, 856-218-4743

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Free online Pennsylvania GED or HiSET classes

GED testing centers in the Philadelphia area

After Philadelphia, Cities in Alphabetical Order

Community College of Philadelphia (Center for Business and Industry, Room C1-28, GED)
18th and Callowhill Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130, Ph 215-496-6170

Temple University (Carnell Hall, Room 715A, GED)
1803 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, Ph 215-204-4976/4634

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc (GED)
2800 N American Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19133, Ph 215-763-8870

Connection Training Services (GED)
2243 West Allegheny Avenue, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19132, Ph 215-320-5521

Community Learning Center (GED)
229 North 63rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19139, Ph 215-463-2305

New World Association (GED)
9857 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19115, Ph 215-856-7316

District 1199C (Training and Upgrading Fund, HiSET)
100 South Broad Street, 10th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19110, Ph 215-568-2220

Rock Ministries of Philadelphia (HiSET)
2755 Kensington Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19134, Ph 215-913-9035

Peasant Kings Mentoring HiSET Test Center
2233 West Allegheny Avenue, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19132, Ph 610-764-9262

Tioga Family Center (HiSET)
1822-26 West Tioga Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, Ph 215-634-9600

Victoria’s Tutoring Service (HiSET)
6353 Germantown Avenue, Third Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144, Ph 267-331-8735

Northeast Learning Center (HiSET)
7222 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19149, Ph 215-745-0141

Camden County College (HiSET)
200 College Drive Blackwood, New Jersey 08012, Ph 856-227-7200 ext 4180

Camden County College HiSET Test Center (CTC 203)
200 N Broadway, Camden, New Jersey 08012, Ph 856-968-1287
Click here for all options in the Camden area

Amudipes Testing Center (HiSET)
59 East Baltimore Ave, Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania 19018, Ph 610-284-3601

Community Solutions HiSET Testing Site
217 Clifton Ave, Suite 5, Collingdale, Pennsylvania 19023, Ph 610-522-8000

Delaware County Comm. Coll. (Academic Bldg, Rm 4260, GED or HiSET)
910 South Media Line Road, Media, Pennsylvania 19063, Ph 610-325-2776

Montgomery County OIC (GED or HiSET)
1101 Arch Street, Norristown, Pennsylvania 19401, Ph 610-279-9700

Rowan College at Gloucester County (HiSET)
1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewell, New Jersey 08080, Ph 856.468.5000 ext. 6228

Neighbor to Neighbor CDC (GED or HiSET)
814 Clifton Avenue, Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania PA 19079, Ph 610-461-8140

Upper Darby Community Outreach Corp. HiSET Test Center
248 Long Ln, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania 19082, Ph 610-352-7008

Introducing online proctored GED and HiSET testing

HiSET and GED testing was, until recently, never possible over the internet. The exams had to be dealt with, in person, at one of Pennsylvania’s official state-approved testing facilities. But now we witnessed the introduction of online proctored HiSET and GED tests as well.

For more information on the HiSET online proctored exam, check out the following post: ‘Welcoming an online HiSET test-taking option’ and to get informed about the recently introduced online GED testing option, go to ‘Welcoming online proctored GED testing’.

Last Updated on April 7, 2021.

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