Bridging Lives for the Future
Classes are held Monday through Thursday, 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Palm Beach State
Frequently Asked Questions
During the first four weeks, you will prepare to pass the GED Tests. At the same time, you will attend a Career & Planning Development Class.
During the second four weeks, you will prepare to take the College Placement Test (CPT) and attend a series of workshops focusing on finances, managing your time and computer skills.
Throughout the eight weeks, you will meet with a peer mentor, who will help you with any academic hurdle you may encounter. Our academic counselors will also be available to assist you in selecting a college or vocational program, as well as filling out the forms for financial aid.
Commitment to complete the program
Attend classes and workshops regularly
Take advantage of all our services
Participate in all activities
Invest time outside the classroom
Students who have not yet graduated with a High School Diploma or earned a GED.
Students who are committed to obtaining their GED and furthering their education in a college or vocational program.
Students who score 9.9 or better on the TABE level D test.
Students who can commit to completing the 8-week program.
The School District of Palm Beach County’s Department of Adult & Community Education together with Palm Beach State College (PBSC) is offering this program to the community at no cost.
Testing fees do apply as follows:
To complete all 5 GED Sub-tests: $70.00
To complete specific GED Sub-tests:
Mathematics I & II: $14.00
Language Arts-Reading: $14.00
Language Arts-Writing: $14.00
Social Studies: $14.00
College Placement Test (CPT):
First Administration: Free
Read the application instructions before completing the online application.
Fill out and submit your online application.
(Make sure you provide an email address, if possible. This will be the primary source of communication for this program.)
A confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provide with instructions for taking the TABE test.
Students who score 9.9 or higher on the TABE level D will be interviewed by our program staff.
You will either be accepted to the program or referred to an alternate program that would better serve your individual needs.
The answers you provide on the Survey portion of the application are not used to determine eligibility. This information is used to determine the needs of each student while allowing us the ability to individualize the program.
This is an intensive program that requires motivated and committed individuals. The interview process is designed to identify those individuals who are serious about achieving their academic goals.
Yes. If you are not eligible for the program for the upcoming term, you will be given information for other programs to help meet your individual needs. You are welcome to reapply for future terms.
Who can I contact for more information?
For more information call our service desk at 561 649-6023.