GED® Testing Center

The Literacy Council is an official GED® testing center!

To earn a General Educational Development (GED®) diploma, candidates must demonstrate a specific level of competency in the following four content areas:
  • Reasoning Through Language Arts
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Social Studies
  • Science
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How do I sign up?

The GED® test is administered at the Literacy Council through Pearson Vue testing. Pennsylvania residents (adults 18 years and older, as well as 16- and 17-year-old participants meeting specific qualifications) are eligible to take the computerized exam.
Register on the official GED ® site.
Choose your testing time and LCRB location.
Make your payment. Payment is due at time of registration.

To prepare students for the GED®, the Literacy Council also offers free preparation classes to adults in the Berks community.

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Pennsylvania department of education
Everyone who successfully meets the scoring requirements established by the state of Pennsylvania will receive a Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This diploma is accepted, by law, as a legitimate high school diploma by business, industry, colleges, and most branches of the armed services.

GED® Transcript Information

All Pennsylvania high school equivalency diplomas and transcripts from the GED® test are handled by DiplomaSender.  Individuals who have passed the GED® tests may request a transcript and diploma through

First time requests are free of charge.  Additional requests are $20.00 per document.  Documents include transcripts, duplicate diplomas, and letters of verification.
For more information, contact our Office Assistant, Wendy Rio

Your donation today creates a lifetime of opportunity.

Because of you, local parents, workers, and neighbors will gain vital reading, English language, and computer skills. They will earn a high school equivalency degree, get a job, enroll in college, help their children in school, and much more. With many people on our waiting list, your donation is urgently needed.
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