In Florida, you need to pass the four subtests of the GED® exam if you want to earn your GED Diploma.
The GED test offers individuals who couldn’t finish high school the chance to earn an equivalent diploma. GED exam is modular.
The cost of the GED test in Florida is $128 for the complete battery of four tests ($32 for each individual test).
The state of Florida requires schools that offer GED prep classes to charge $30 per term, but there are facilities where you can find assistance at no charge.
To pass the GED test you have to score at least 145 points on each sub-test (so an overall score of no less than 580 if you want to earn your GED diploma).
Most GED candidates in Florida choose the GED language practice test as their first test.
The GED Math test is considered the most difficult test from all four GED subtests.
This page informs you about all GED test resources that will successfully prepare you to take the GED test.
Florida GED testing requirements
The Florida minimum age is 18 years though younger applicants (16 & 17) may also qualify if they meet specific restrictions. See a testing center near you.
You must never have finished high school, nor are you attending another school program.
You must go to a designated test site if you want to earn your GED diploma.
The GED tests are available in English and Spanish but not all test centers offer both options. So get well informed!
Florida has no student residency requirement.
Scoring (done on a 100-200 scale) is as follows:
Below Passing: between 100 and 144. HS Equivalency Passing Score: between 145 and 164. College-Ready Score: between 165 and 174. College-Ready + Credit Score: between 175 and 200.
The Florida GED diploma
Upon successful completion of the four GED subtests, you will receive the Florida GED diploma.
This document is all across America accepted as the equivalency of a high school diploma by federal and state government agencies, employers, and institutions of higher education. If you don’t have a high school diploma, earning your GED credential is important as it offers you the chance to get good or better employment and it allows for a college education.
The GED diploma will definitely improve your living conditions.
GED classes in Florida
There are a lot of possibilities for people who want to attend a traditional GED preparation class. Click on your city or a city close to you to find all GED prep class locations.
- Belle Glade
- Boca Raton
- Cape Coral
- Daytona Beach
- Fort Lauderdale
- Fort Myers
- Key West
- Lake City
- Panama City
- Port Saint Lucie
- Saint Augustine
- Saint Petersburg
- Spring Hill
- West Palm Beach
Florida GED testing centers
DeSoto County Schools | 310 West Whidden St | Arcadia | FL 34266 | 863.993.1333
S Florida Community College |600 W. College Dr | Avon Park | FL 33825 | 863.453.6661
Polk County Public Schools | 1275 S Broadway Ave | Bartow | FL 33830 | 863.534.7450
Calhoun County Schools | 17283 NW Charlie Johns St | Blountstown | FL 32424 | 850.674.8661
Manatee Technical Institute | 5603 34th St | Bradenton | FL 34210 | 941.751.7900
Liberty County Schools | 12926 SW Count Rd 12 | Bristol | FL 32321 | 850.643.2275
Hernando County School Board | 4057 California St | Brooksville | FL 34604 | 352.797.7291
Central Florida Comm. Coll. | 114 Rodger Blvd | Chiefland | FL 32626 | 352.493.9533
Washington County Schools | 757 Hoyt St | Chipley | FL 32428 | 850.638.1180
Hendry County Schools | 475 E Osceola Ave | Clewiston |FL 33440 | 863.893.1511
Wakulla County School Board | 126 High Dr | Crawfordville | FL 32358 | 850.926.1841
Moore Mickens Education Ctr | 38301 Martin Luther King Blvd | Dade City | FL 33525 | 352.524.9033
Daytona State College | 1200 W Int’l Speedway Blvd | Daytona Beach | FL 32120 | 386.506.3067
Putnam County Schools | 113 Putnam Co Blvd | East Palatka | FL 32131 | 386.329.0536
Franklin County School Board | 85 School Rd | East Point | FL 32328 | 850.670.2810
Lake Technical Ctr | 2001 Kurt Street | Eustis | FL 32377 | 352.589.2250
Nassau County Schools | 1201 Atlantic Blvd | Fernandina Beach | FL 32034 | 904.225.3158
Lee County School Board | 2855 Colonial Blvd | Fort Myers | FL 33966 | 239.335.1555
Indian River State Coll. | 3209 Virginia Avenue | Fort Pierce | Florida 34981 | 772.462.7401
Fort Walton Beach
Okaloosa County School Board | 120 Lowery Pl | Fort Walton Beach | FL 32548 | 850.833.5882
Alachua County Schools | 620 E University Avenue | Gainesville | FL 32601 | 352.955.7654
Withlacoochee Technical Institute | 1201 W Main St | Inverness | FL 34450 | 352.726.2430
Florida State College | 101 W State St | Jacksonville | FL 32202 | 904.632.3141
Monroe County School Board |2100 Flagler Ave | Key West | FL 33040 | 305.293.1549
Osceola Ad Learning Ctr| 2320 New Beginnings Road | Kissimmee | FL 34744 | 407.518.8140
Union County Schools | 208 SE 6th Street | Lake Butler | FL 32054 | 386.496.1300
Florida Gateway Coll | 149 SE College Pl | Lake City | FL 32025 | 386.754.4333
Columbia County School Board | 409 SW St. Johns Street | Lake City | FL 32025 | 386.755.8190
Pinellas County Schools | 301 4th St SW | Largo | FL 33779 | 727.588.6301
Suwannee County School Board | 415 SW Pinewood Dr | Live Oak | FL 32060 | 386.364.2619
Baker County Schools | 392 E South Blvd | Macclenny | FL 32063 | 904.259.0403
Jackson County School Board | 2971 Guyton St | Mariana | FL 32446 | 850.718.0547
Lafayette County School Board | 160 N.E. Hornet Dr | Mayo | FL 32066 | 386.294.1701
Palm Bay High School | 101 Pirate Ln | Melbourne | FL 32901 | 321.953.5900
Lindsey Hopkins Tech | 750 NW 20th Street | Miami | FL 33127 | 305.324.6070
Robert Morgan Ed Center | 18180 SW 122nd Avenue | Miami | FL 33177 | 305.253.9920
Miami Lakes Educational Ctr | 5780 NW 158th Street | Miami Lakes | FL 33014 | 305.557.1100
Santa Rosa Adult School | 5330 Berryhill Rd | Milton | FL 32570 | 850.983.5710
Jefferson County School Board | 50 David Rd | Monticello | FL 32344 | 850.342.0100
Glades County School Board | 600 Ave J | Moore Haven | FL 33471 | 863.946.2083
Collier County School Board | 5775 Osceola Trail| Naples | FL 34109 | 239.377.0999
New Port Richey
Marchman Technical Center | 7825 Campus Dr | New Port Richey | FL 34653 | 727.774.1776
Pasco-Hernando Community College | 10230 Ridge Rd | New Port Richey | FL 32465 | 727.816.3381
NW Florida State College | 100 College Blvd | Niceville | FL 35278 | 850.729.6016
Marion County Adult Education | 1014 SW 7th Rd | Ocala | FL 34474 | 352.671.4134
Okeechobee Co. School Board | 700 SW 2nd Avenue | Okeechobee | FL 34974 | 863.462.5000
Clay County School Board | 2306 Kingsley Ave | Orange Park | FL 32073 | 904.272.8170
Orange County School Board | 445 West Amelia St | 6th fl | Orlando | FL 32801 | 407.317.3200
Flagler County School Board | 1 Corporate Dr | Suite 2J | Palm Coast | FL 32137 | 386.446.7612
Tom Haney Technical Ctr | 3016 Hwy 77 | Panama City | FL 32405 | 850.747.5516
Pensacola State Coll. | 1000 College Blvd | Pensacola | FL 32504 | 850.484.1656
George Stone Tech Center | 2400 Longleaf Drive | Pensacola | FL 32504 | 850.941.6200
Taylor Technical Institute | 3233 Hwy 19 S | Perry | FL 32347 | 850.838.2545
Charlotte Tech Ctr | 18150 Murdock Cir | Port Charlotte | FL 33948 | 941.255.7500
Gadsden Technical Institute | 120 ML King Jr Blvd | Bldg 9958| Quincy | FL 32351 | 850.875.8324
Seminole State Coll. | 100 Weldon Boulevard | Sanford | FL 32773 | 407.708.2020
Sarasota Co. School Board | 4748 Beneva Rd | Sarasota | FL 34233 | 941.924.1365
First Coast Technical College | 2980 Collins Ave | St. Augustine | FL 32084 | 904.824.4401
Bradford-Union Career & Tech Center | 609 North Orange Street | Starke | FL 32091 | 904.966.6778
Martin County School Board | 500 E Ocean Blvd | Stuart | FL 34994 | 772.219.1200
Sumter County School Board | 1425 County Rd 526-A | Sumterville | FL 33585 | 352.793.5719
Broward Co. Schools | 1643 North Harrison Parkway | Building H | Sunrise | FL 33323 | 754.321.8433
Leon County School Board | 283 Trojan Tr | Tallahassee | FL 32311 | 850.922.5343
Hillsborough County School Board | 2222 N Tampa St | Tampa | FL 33602 | 813.276.5654
Indian River Co. School Board | 1426 19th Street | Vero Beach | FL 32960 | 772.564.5001
Brevard County School Board | 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way | Viera | FL 32940 | 321.633.1000
Hardee County School Board | 901 West Main St | Wauchula | FL 33873 | 863.773.3173
West Palm Beach
Palm Beach County School Board | 2161 North Military Tr | West Palm Beach | FL 33409 | 561. 616.7800
Florida Department of Education: Phone: 850.245.0449
Are adjustments required? This is the link to our contact page.
Registration for the GED test
Go to GED.com for all relevant information and create your personal account at MyGED, where you will be instructed how to schedule your tests.
This is also the place for information about schools and academic programs, market trends, and employment possibilities.
Make sure you are totally prepared when you take the exam. Your community bookstore will have all sorts of preparation materials available and there are many locations near you that offer GED prep classes, just check out the listing of cities above to find one near you. Prepare well – Take the test – Get your GED diploma.
Don’t forget to check our article about signing up for your GED exam with MyGED.
Free GED online prep in Florida
To summarize: If you are living in Florida, you can enroll in a GED class if you don’t have a high school diploma and are not currently partaking in any other school program.
Contact a local GED prep center for details and you can also find a lot of further information in our posts. You can also use free online GED prep offered on this website, check our video lessons and practice questions to get you all set.
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