Didn't finish your high school diploma or complete your GED? You're not alone! Approximately 22% of DC residents over the age of 25 do not have a high school diploma.
Here's the good news: It's never too late to get your GED! And with Community College Preparatory Academy DC residents can finish their GED at no cost to them!
Students enrolled in our GED Completion program pathway enjoy a relaxed setting and specialized instruction tailored for each individual. Instruction features a blended learning model that incorporates both technology and direct instruction in student learning. You will be assigned to both a lab coach and a Humanities and STEM Instructor. Your workshop instructor will use your GED prescription to provide specialized, tiered instruction on the core concepts necessary to complete the GED tests while your lab coach will work on test prep, familiarity with technology, and sharpening the skills introduced in workshop.
Top Reasons to get your GED NOW!
Students who learn more, earn more!
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a person with a high school diploma will earn $9,634 more per year than a high school dropout. And chances are, you'll get a better job!
You're less likely to be unemployed
Statistics have shown those who complete high school are less likely to be unemployed than those who have dropped out.
You'll contribute more to your community
You'll be able to engage with and contribute more to your community; contributions that could benefit schools and public programs that help promote and develop safe communities.
You're setting a positive example!
The work you put into earning your diploma will speak volumes about you! And by increasing your education, you'll open your mind to discover new opportunities!
What does the GED program pathway cover?
Students enrolled at CCPrep are expected to adhere to the following:
- Attend class regularly
- Be on time
- Be prepared for class
- Meet deadlines as assigned
- Use your time wisely
- Be actively involved as a member of a group
- Have a positive attitude
- Pay attention and listen
- Be respectful of others and avoid disruption of your instructors, peers, and administrators