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GED

GED Services

Through creative and responsive partnerships, the literacy council supports several GED programs throughout Cobb County. All GED services are free but individuals must meet eligibility requirements. Follow the tabs below for further information.

GED Application Process

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Locations

Eligibility Criteria

Application

GED Testing Center

Locations

We try to keep this list as accurate as possible, please call location for class verification.

       Location
Schedule
Cost/Requirements

Epic @WorkSource Cobb/CobbWorks

463 Commerce Park Dr., Ste 100, Marietta, GA 30060

Terri Waldron

678- 594-8011 ext. 258

 

Monday - Thursday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Must attend a registration session.

Call 678-594-8011 ext. 258 to schedule.

Will need a valid Georgia ID, birth certificate, Social Security card, Proof of income or proof of TANF/ or Food stamps 

The Center for Family Resources
 
995 Roswell Street NE
Marietta, GA 30060
 
770 428-2601 ext 257
Nancy Tatnall

Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
Free childcare is provided for evening class only.
New students enroll and take the placement test the first Tuesday of each month only.

Must bring picture ID, Social Security card, proof of residency, & 1 month of check stubs or a tax return.

All classes are free.

 
Cobb County Adult Education Center
 
240 Barber Rd.
Marietta, GA 30060
 
678 594-8011 x 245
 Monday and Wednesday
OR
Tuesday and Thursday
 
Option 1: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Option 2: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
 
Students 16 & 17 years of age MUST attend from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
either Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday
 
All classes are free.
 
Check the schedule for registration times and class schedules.
Cobb County Adult Ed -PHONICS

Tuesday & Thursday
 
9:00 A.M. to Noon
or 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
 
All classes are free.
Cobb County Adult Ed –
UNDER 18 GED PREP CLASS

Monday & Wednesday
1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Please contact 678-594-8011 ext 245 for requirements and enrollment.
MUST Ministries 

1407 Cobb Pkwy
Marietta, GA 30066

770-790-3883
 
 

GED Class
-Contact in January 2014 for details

 
Wednesdays
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Computer Class

 


Classes are FREE.

Must be 18 or older. Must bring picture ID and proof of residency.

Contact site for availability

Eligibility Criteria

In order to enroll in GED services, interested individuals will need to verify the following:

  1. U.S. Citizenship
  2. Cobb County Resident
  3. An individual with income in the following ranges:

Persons in family

125 % of Poverty Guideline

1

$15,075

2

$20,300

3

$25,525

4

$30,750

5

$35,975

6

$41,200

7

$46,425

8

$51,650

For families with more than 8 persons, add $5,225 for each additional person.

Application

If you meet the eligibility criteria, you will need to provide the following:

  • A completed application (linked below), signed and dated appropriately.
  • Driver’s license or picture ID
  • Social Security Card
  • The most recent month of check stubs for everyone working in the household (if you get paid every 2 weeks, we need 2 check stubs.  If you get paid every week, we need 4 check stubs).  You may also provide TANF, Unemployment or SSI letters in lieu of check stubs.  However, there must be some documented proof of income.
  • Proof of residency which can be a bill or a lease agreement with your name and address on it.

 

* Please take a minute to complete a survey about your experience with the GED program. 

Go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CCD9TPC

GED Testing Center

Refer to the information below regarding GED testing in Cobb County. We try to keep all information up to date but please contact Cobb Adult Education Center or go towww.cobbk12.org/adulted for complete test information.

Cobb County Adult Education Center 

240 Barber Road, Marietta, GA 30060

678-594-8011 ext. 247

Total battery fee: $160.00 or $40.00 per test.

GED Test Process:

  1. You will need to provide a VALID non-expired government issued ID is required the day of testing.
  2. Register online at www.GED.com or call 877-EXAM-GED. You will create an account, complete registration, schedule and pay for testing
  3. Walk-ins may be accepted if space allows but individuals will still need to register online before testing begins.

 

Testing Days

Tuesdays

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Thursdays

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

It is possible to take the entire battery on Thursdays (approx. 7.5 hours) or schedule one test per day.