New Computer Based High School Equivalency Test
Atlantic County has chosen to administer the TASC test, but only the computer version.
Where? At the One Stop Career Center. 2 S. Main Street, Pleasantville, 2nd Floor. 609- 813-3900. Hours are usually 8:30-4:30. Informational sessions are held at One Stop the first and third Wednesday of the month at 9 in room 214 on the second floor.
When? Registration is required before a test date can be issued.
Registration for the TASC is held on the1st and 3rdThursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. on the 2nd Floor of One Stop, beginning on June 5, 2014.
Cost? $92; How do you pay? With a blank money order for $92. Only money orders are accepted.
Do you need ID? Yes. When you register, you must bring three forms of ID, two primary and one secondary. Examples of primary forms include government-issued photo ID and a social security card. Examples of secondary ID include a utility bill or bank statement which includes a valid NJ address. Call 609-485-0052, ext. 4832, if you have questions about identification requirements.
Do you have to be a resident of NJ? Yes, to test in NJ, you must be a resident.
If you want to take the paper/pencil test option, you must go outside of Atlantic County. Cape May County Technical School District is offering the TASC in paper/pencil format, and computer testing. Register in person on Monday-Thursday from 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM and Friday from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, one week prior to the test date. Cape May County Technical School District is located at 188 Crest Haven Road in Cape May Court House. Please visit capemaytech.com, or call 609-465-2161, ext. 648, to find out upcoming testing dates, ID requirements, etc. Cost is $92.00
How do I prepare for the test? The Atlantic City Free Public Library has books on preparing for the tests as well as an eResource called LearningExpress that has study guides and practice tests. LearningExpress can be found on our webpage acfpl.org by hovering over “Find” and clicking on “Premium eResources.” It is available to anyone, any time, as long as you have a library card. Stop by the Help Desk and a librarian will show you where these resources are. Email us at email@example.com or call us at 609-345-2269. In addition, the One Stop Center has free adult education services; please call (609) 813-2363.
Learning Express: Improve your computer skills, study for the new 2014 GED test with courses & practice tests and more.
Tutor.com: Tutoring is available for adults too! Live tutors are onine from 3 to 10 p.m. every day. Study guides are available at all times. Look in Test Prep Resources for guides to the: GED, ASVAB, Civil Service Exams, TOEFL, Nurse Entrance Test and more.
New 2014 GED Test Information
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ESL Classes at ACFPL
Classes are open to Library cardholders. Please register at the Help Desk and call 609-345-2269 beforehand to make sure class is being held. Classes are held in the Main Library meeting room (second floor).
Mondays from 1 – 3:30; July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 11, 18 and 25. Starting in September, classes will be held on Tuesdays, from1:00-3:3:30.
Listen, read, practice conversation, learn writing techniques, new vocabulary, pronunciation, and proper grammar. This is an intermediate class but other levels of students can also attend.
Proctoring Services--Atlantic County
Atlantic Cape.Community College provides proctoring services at all sites.
Students should call 463-3775 for the Atlantic City Campus; 343-5099 for the Main Campus, Mays Landing and 463-3775 for the Cape May Campus. This information was provided by Christine Gamboa, Director of Testing at ACCC.