GED Florida: Guide To Get A GED In Florida

The GED certificate is a great choice for people not finishing high school but wanting to obtain the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate. If you are living in Florida and have intention to take the GED Florida test, follow this article to know how to get a GED here. 

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1. GED Florida scoring

 

The four GED subject tests are scored on a range from 100 to 200 points. The passing score of all four subtests is 145. Scoring is as follows:

 

– Below Passing: between 100 and 144

– High School Equivalency Passing Score: between 145 and 164

– College – Ready Score: between 165 and 174

– College – Ready + Credit Score: between 175 and 200.

 

2. GED Testing Sites in Florida

 

City

Testing Center

Address 

Phone 

Chipley

Florida Panhandle Technical Coll

757 Hoyt St | Chipley | FL 32428

850.638.1180

Clearwater

Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater

6100 154th Ave N | Bldg 12 | Clearwater | FL 33760

727.538.7167

Century

Pensacola State Coll.-Century

440 E Hecker Rd | Century | FL 32535

850.471.4622

Chiefland

College of Cent. Florida-Levy Campus

15390 NW Hwy 19 | Chiefland – FL 32626

352-658-4077

Bradenton

Manatee Technical College

6305 State Rd 70 E | Bradenton | FL 34203

941.751.7900

Brooksville

Suncoast Technical Ed. Center

4057 California St | Brooksville | FL 34604

352.797.7091

Avon Park

S Florida Community College

600 W. College Dr | Avon Park | FL 33825

863.784.7214

Belle Glade

Belle Glade Adult Ed. (W. Tech, Bldg 6)

2625 State Rd 715 | Belle Glade – FL 33430

561.351.9464

Arcadia

Arcadia Family Service Center

310 W. Whidden St | Arcadia – FL 34266

863.993.1333

Auburndale

East Area Adult School

300 E Bridgers Ave | Auburndale | FL 33823

863.965.5475

Deland

Daytona State

Bldg 7, Rm 117 – 1155 County Rd 4139 – Deland – FL 32724

386-785-2029

Delray Beach

Daytona State

Bldg 7, Rm 117 – 1155 County Rd 4139 – Deland – FL 32724

386-785-2029

Daytona

Daytona State College

1200 W. Int’l Speedway Blvd | Daytona Beach – FL 32120

386.506.3067

DeFuniak Springs

NWFSC-Chautauqua Ctr

908 US Hwy 90 W | DeFuniak Springs | FL 32433

850.200.4100

Emerald Coast Technical Coll.

761 N 20th St | DeFuniak Springs | FL 32433

850.892.1241

Dade City

James Irvin Education Ctr

35830 State Rd 52 – Dade City – FL 33525

352-524-5700

Davie

McFatter Technical Coll.

6500 Nova Dr | Davie – FL 33317

754.321.5700

Coconut Creek

Atlantic Technical College

4700 Coconut Creek Pkwy | Coconut Creek | FL 33063

754.321.5147

Crawfordville

Wakulla County School Board

69 Arran Rd | Crawfordville | FL 32327

850.926.1841

Clewiston

Clewiston Adult School

475 E Osceola Ave | Clewiston | FL 33440

863.893.1511

Cocoa

Clearlake Education Ctr

1225 Clearlake Rd | Cocoa | Fl 32922

321.633.3660

Hialeah

Miami Dade Coll.-Hialeah Campus

1780 W. 49th St – Hialeah – FL 33012

305.237.8791

Hollywood

Sheridan Technical Center

5400 Sheridan St | Hollywood | FL 33021

754-321-5577

Fort Pierce

Indian River State Coll.

3209 Virginia Avenue | Fort Pierce | Florida 34981

772.462.7585

Gainesville

Traffic Safety Ctr (Alachua Co. Public Schools)

3501 NE 12th St – Gainesville – FL 32609

352-955-7795

Fort Lauderdale

Atlantic Technical College

1701 N.W. 23rd Ave | Fort Lauderdale – FL 33311

754.322.2800

Fort Meyers

Lee County Adult Education

2855 Colonial Blvd | Fort Myers – FL 33966

239.335.1557

Dunbar Community School

1857 High St | Fort Myers | FL 33916

239.335.1557

Eastpoint

Franklin County Adult School

85 School Rd | Eastpoint | FL 32328

850.670.2810 x 4127

Eustis

Lake Technical College

2001 Kurt Street | Eustis | FL 32377

352.589.2250

Doral

Miami Dade Coll.-West Campus

3800 NW 115 Ave | Rm 2110 | Doral | FL 33178

305.237.8979

Deltona

Daytona State College-Deltona

2351 Providence Blvd | Deltona | FL 32725

386.789.7307

Lakeland

West Area Polk Co. Adult School

604 S Central Ave | Lakeland | FL 33815

863.499.283

Live Oak

RiverOak Technical College 

415 SW Pinewood Dr | Live Oak | FL 32060

386.647.4200

Lake Butler

Union County Schools

208 SE 6th. Street | Lake Butler – FL 32054

386-496-1300

Lake City

Florida Gateway Coll.

149 S.E. College Pl. | Lake City – FL 32025

386.754.4378

Columbia Co. School Board

409 SW St. Johns Street | Lake City – FL 32025

386-755-8190

Key West

Florida Keys Comm. Coll.

5901 College Rd | Key West | FL 33040

305.809.3185

Kissimmee

Osceola County Ad Learning Ctr

2320 New Beginnings Road | Kissimmee | FL 34744

407.518.8140

Inverness

Withlacoochee Technical Institute

1201 W Main St | Inverness | FL 34450

352.726.2430

Immokalee

iTECH-Immokalee Tech

508 North 9th St | Immokalee | FL 34142

239.377.9900

Homestead

Miami-Dade Comm. Coll.

Homestead – 500 College Terrace – Homestead – FL 33030

305.237.5198

Jacksonville

Florida State Coll.

Jacksonville-Downtown Campus | 101 W. State St – Jacksonville – FL 32202

904.633.8321

Florida State-Kent Campus

3939 Roosevelt Boulevard | Bldg A102 | Jacksonville | FL 32205

904.381.3754

Florida State-Deerwood Ctr

9911 Old Baymeadows Road – Jacksonville – FL 32256

904-997-2629

Florida State-North Campus

4501 Capper Rd | Bldg E | Rm 223 | Jacksonville – FL 32218

904-713-6014

Florida State-South Campus

11901 Beach Blvd | Bldg U131)Jacksonville | FL 32246

904.646.2263

Naples

Lorenzo Walker Tech

3702 Estey Avenue | Naples | FL 34104

239.377.0999

New Port Richey

Pasco-Hernando State Coll.

10230 Ridge Rd | New Port Richey | FL 32465

727.816.3381

MTEC-Marchman Technical Ed. Ctr

7825 Campus Dr – New Port Richey – FL 34653

727-774-1700

Milton

Santa Rosa Adult School

5330 Berryhill Rd | Milton | FL 32570

850.983.5710

Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes Ed. Ctr

5780 N.W. 158th St – Miami Lakes – FL 33014

305-557-1100

Monticello

Jefferson County School Board

1490 W Washington St| Monticello | FL 32344

850.342.0526

Mayo

Lafayette County Adult Education

160 N.E. Hornet Dr | Mayo | FL 32066

386.294.2446

Miami

Robert Morgan Ed. Ctr

18180 SW 122nd Ave. | Rm N777 – Miami – FL 33177

305-253-9920

Lindsey Hopkins Tech

750 NW 20th St – Miami – FL 33127

305-324-6070 x 7081

Miami Dade Coll.-

Wolfson Campus – 245 NE 4th St – Bldg 3-Rm 3104 – Miami – FL 33132

305-237-3011

Miami Dade Coll.

Medical Campus – 950 NW 20th St – Rm 1303 | Miami – FL 33127

305-237-4275

Miami Dade Coll.

InterAmerican Campus – 627 SW 27th Ave – Rm 1306 – Miami – FL 33135

305-237-6041

Miami Dade Coll.

North Campus – 11380 NW 27th Ave – Bldg 1-Rm 1160 – Miami – FL 33167

305-237-1015

Miami Dade Coll.

Kendall Campus – 11011 SW 104 St – Building R, 5th Fl – Ste 513 – Miami – FL 33176

305-237-2341

Madison

CareerSource North Florida

705 E Base St | Madison | FL 32340

850.973.2672

Mariana

Jackson County School Board

4294 Liddon St | Bldg 4 |

Mailing address: 2971 Guyton Street | Marianna | FL 32446

850.718.0547

Macclenny

Baker County Career & Adult E

212 South Blvd E – Macclenny – FL 32063

904-259-0403

Panama City

Tom P. Haney Technical Ctr

3016 Hwy 77 | Panama City | FL 32405

850.767.5508

Pembroke Pines

Sheridan Tech-West Campus

20251 Stirling Rd | Pembroke Pines – FL 33332

754-321-3910

Palm Beach Gardens

Palm Beach County ACE Testing Center

3950 RCA Blvd | Ste 5002 – Palm Beach Gardens – FL 33410

561-649-6870

Palm Coast

Flagler Technical Inst.

5400 E. Hwy 100 – Palm Coast – FL 32164

386-447-4345

Orlando

Orange Tech Mid-Florida Campus

2900 West Oak Ridge Rd | Orlando | FL 32809

407.251.6113

Palatka

St Johns River State Coll.

5001 St. Johns Ave | Palatka – FL 32177

386-312-4228

Okeechobee

Okeechobee Co. School Board

700 SW 2nd Avenue | Okeechobee | FL 34974

863.462.5000

Orange Park

Clay Co. School Board

2306 Kingsley Ave – Orange Park – FL 32073

904.336.4450

Ocala

Marion Technical Coll.

1014 S.W. 7th Rd. – Ocala – FL 34474

352-671-4134

College of Cent. Florida

3001 S.W. College Rd – Ocala – FL 34474

352-237-2111

St. Petersburg

Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg

901 34th. St S – St. Petersburg – FL 33711

727-592-2036

St. Augustine

First Coast Technical Coll.

2980 Collins Ave – St. Augustine – FL 32084

904-547-3390

Starke

North Florida Tech

609 North Orange St. | Starke – FL 32091

904-966-6780

Quincy

Gadsden Technical College

120 ML King Jr Blvd | Bldg 9958| Quincy | FL 32351

850.875.8324

Sanford

Seminole State Coll.

100 Weldon Boulevard | Sanford | FL 32773

407.708.2127

Sarasota

Suncoast Technical College

4748 Beneva Rd – Sarasota – FL 34233

941-924-1365 ext. 62138

Pensacola

Pensacola State Coll.

1000 College Blvd | Pensacola | FL 32504

850.484.2146

George Stone Tech Center

2400 Longleaf Drive | Pensacola | FL 32504

850.941.6200

Perry

Big Bend Technical College

3233 S Byron Butler Hwy | Perry | FL 32347

850.838.2545

Port Charlotte

Charlotte Tech

18150 Murdock Cir | Port Charlotte | FL 33948

941.255.7500

Port St. Joe

Port St. Joe Adult Education

2853 Long Ave | Port St. Joe | FL 32456

850.227.1744

Winter Garden

Orange Tech Westside Campus

955 E Story Rd | Winter Garden | FL 34787

407.905.2018

Yulee

Florida State College at Jacksonville

76346 William Burgess Blvd – A103 – Yulee – FL 32097

904-548-4410

Vero Beach

Treasure Coast Technical Coll.

4680 28th Crt | Vero Beach | FL 32967

772.564.4970

Wauchula

Hardee County School Board

901 West Main St | Wauchula | FL 33873

863.773.3173

Tallahassee

ACE Adult Education GED Testing

526 Appleyard Dr | Tallahassee | FL 32304

850-717-2020

Tampa

Hillsborough Co. Schools GED Testing

5410 N 20th St | Tampa | FL 33610

813-740-7660 ext. 314 or 813-231-1953

Hillsborough Co. Schools GED Test Subsite

5101 N 40th St | Tampa | FL 33610

813-740-7660 ext. 314

Sumterville

Sumter County Adult Ed.

1425 County Rd 526-A – Sumterville – FL 33585

352-793-5719

Stuart

Stuart Community Adult Learning Ctr

1150 SE St. Josephs Ave | Stuart – FL 34996

772-219-1296

 

3.  GED Florida Requirements

 

– You have not had a secondary education degree (high school or equivalent diploma)

– You have not registered for another school program. 

– You must be at least 16 years old. 

– Students who are 16 and 17 years old need to meet additional and stringent criteria. For instance, they must be officially withdrawn from high school as well as gain permission from their parents. 

– To take the GED Florida test, you needn’t live in the state.

– In Florida, students are not required to attend a GED prep course or first pass the GED Ready Practice Test. 

 

4. GED Test Cost Florida

 

If you take the GED test at one testing location in Florida, you need to pay $32 for each subtest (or $128 for four sub-exam).

 

If you take the GED Florida test online, the price is $38 per individual subject test (or $152 for four subject tests). Nevertheless, you should count the added GED Ready costs ($28), so you must pay $180 in total.

 

5. Florida GED diploma

 

If you pass all four GED subtests, you will receive a Florida GED diploma. Many institutions of higher education, federal and state government agencies and employers have accepted the GED certificate as the equivalency of a high school diploma. 

 

In case you don’t have a high school diploma, possessing a GED certificate is really important since it gives you opportunities to get a better job as well as allows for a college education. The GED certificate will certainly enhance your living conditions. 

Florida GED diploma

6. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About How To Get a GED In Florida?

 

6.1. Do I have to live in Florida to take the Florida GED test? 

 

You don’t have to live in Florida to take the GED Florida exam. 

 

6.2. How many questions are on the Florida GED test?

 

Math, Social Studies, Science and Language Arts include 46, 35, 34 and 46 questions respectively. 

 

6.3. How long is the Florida GED test? 

 

On the GED Florida exam, students will be given a total of 7 hours and 41 minutes to complete all four GED sub-exams with 90 minutes for Science, 115 minutes for Math, 150 minutes for Language Arts and 90 minutes for Social Studies. 

 

6.4. How can I get my GED in Florida? 

 

You may wonder how you can get a GED in Florida. Well, obtaining a GED certificate is easier than you think. The sooner you start, the sooner you can attain your target score. 

 

Below are steps to get a GED in Florida.

 

Check Your Eligibility: Each state has its own GED test eligibility requirements. You should check your eligibility first. 

 

– Learn the Material: You can study online or attend GED-prep classes. Besides, you can also study on your own with a study guide. 

 

– Practice the Material: Concentrate on your study. Test your knowledge with mock tests. 

 

– Register: Once you are ready for the test, register to take the test. 

 

– Take the Test: On test day, remember to bring a non-expired, government-issued photo ID. All personal belongings are not allowed to be brought into the testing area. 

 

If passing the test, you will be awarded a GED certificate which indicates you have obtained the same knowledge level as a high school graduate. 

 

6.5. Can I retake a subject on the Florida GED if I don’t pass? 

 

Generally, you can retake each subtest you don’t pass up to 3 times without waiting. In the fourth attempt, you must wait for 60 days. You will receive a discount for your first two retakes (You only need to pay $12 for each subject instead of $32). To qualify for being offered additional discounted retakes, you must wait 60 days, pay the full price of $32, and then you will be given two more discounted retakes. All retakes must happen within 12 months of the first attempt. 

 

6.6. Can I take an online Florida GED test? 

 

You can take the GED Florida test at an official Florida GED testing site or online. You can find the closest center to you on our table of the GED Testing Sites in Florida above. 

 

From September 1st, 2021, the Online Proctored (OP) GED test option was applied. The Online Proctored (OP) GED test option allows you to take the GED test online. 

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