Florida GED Exam Overview

Florida GEDThe General Educational Development (GED) Examinations are a sequence of tests designed to determine whether or not a student has the academic skills of a standard high school graduate. The GED Examinations are always given out in person at one of the testing sites in Florida (see list of FL GED testing facilities at bottom of page).   Individuals who have not obtained a high school diploma are candidates for the Florida GED examinations.

The GED Exam scores are benchmarked against the many graduating high school seniors.   Presently, the passing rating on the GED exams are equal to what the top 60 % of high school graduating seniors would earn.  The GED credential is issued by Florida for students living in Florida.  The GED credential is typically considered to be equal to a FL high school diploma.

Florida GED Administrator

Tara Goodman
GED Administrator
Bureau of Program Planning & Development
Florida Department of Education - GED
Room 634 Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Phone: (850) 245-0449
Fax: (850) 245-0990

Florida GED Test Overview

The GED Tests consist of one written essay and 5 topic area tests.  The topic area exams contain a total of 240 multiple option questions.  FL students are given a total of 425 minutes to complete all of the exam. More detailed tips on the examinations are given out below.

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Florida GED Examination Areas

GED Test Area: Language Arts, Writing, Part I    
Time: 75 minutes
Number of Questions:  50
Free GED Language Arts Practice Test
Assesses a student’s capability to revise and edit workplace and informational documents.  Covers areas such as: usage, organization, mechanics, and sentence structure.

GED Test Area Language Arts, Writing, Part II   
Time: 45 minutes
Number of Questions:  1 essay
Measures the student’s means to put in writing an essay that informs, clarifies or explains.  Topics don't require specialized information as they're general in nature.

GED Test Area: Social Studies   
Time: 70 minutes
Number of Questions:  50
Free GED Social Studies Practice Test
Measures a student’s knowledge of  economics, major history, civics concepts, and geography.  Topics include: U.S. History, Geography, Civics and Government, Economics, and World History.

GED Test Area: Science   
Time: 80 minutes
Number of Questions:  50
Free GED Science Practice Test
Evaluates a student’s ability in understanding the most important concepts in physical sciences. Topics include: Earth and Space Science, Life Science and Physical Science.

GED Test Area: Language Arts, Reading   
Time: 65 minutes
Number of Questions:  40
Free GED Language Arts Reading Practice Test

Measures a student’s reading comprehension. Students are administered some passages and use their referring and reasoning skills to: find vital details, determine foremost ideas, understand sequences of events and make comparisons. Evaluates a student’s means to comprehend, apply, analyze and synthesize information.

GED Test Area: Mathematics   
Time: 90 minutes
Number of Questions:  50
Free GED Math Practice Test
Covers basic mathematical skills that are expected for a high school graduate.  Students are be evaluated on: algebra, functions and patterns; number operation and number sense; geometry and measurement; and data analysis, statistics, and probability.

Florida GED Test Facilities

Alachua County
Alachua County Schools
620 East University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: (352) 955-7654

Baker County
Baker County Schools
392 South Blvd, East
Macclenny, FL 32063
Phone: (904) 259-0403

Bay County
Tom P. Haney Technical Center
3016 Highway 77
Panama City, FL 32405
Phone: (850) 747-5516

Bradford County
Bradford-Union Career Technical Center
609 North Orange Street
Starke, FL 32091
Phone: (904) 966-6778

Brevard County
Brevard County School Board
2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera, FL 32940-6699
Phone: (321) 633-1000

Broward County
Broward County Schools
Sheridan Techical Center
5400 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone: (754) 321-5577

Calhoun County
Calhoun County Schools
17283 NW Charlie Johns Street
Blountstown, FL 32424
Phone: (850) 674-8661

Charlotte County
Charlotte Technical Center
18150 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Phone: (941) 255-7500

Citrus County
Withlacoochee Technical Institute
1201 West Main Street
Inverness, FL 34450
Phone: (352) 726-2430

Clay County
Clay County School Board
2306 Kingsley Avenue
Orange Park, FL 32073
Phone: (904) 272-8170

Collier County
Collier County School Board
5775 Osceola Trail
Naples, FL 34109
Phone: (239) 377-0999

Columbia County
Columbia County School Board
409 SW Saint Johns Street
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 755-8190

Columbia County
Lake City Community College
149 S.E. College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 754-4333

DeSoto County
DeSoto County Schools
310 West Whidden St.
Arcadia, FL 34266
Phone: (863) 993-1333

Duval County
Florida State College at Jacksonville
101 West State Street
Downtown Campus
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 632-3141

Escambia County
George Stone Technical Center
2400 Longleaf Drive
Pensacola, FL 32504
Phone: (850) 941-6200

Escambia County
Pensacola Junior College
1000 College Boulevard
Pensacola, FL 32504
Phone: (850) 484-1656

Flagler County
Flagler County School Board
1 Corporate Drive, Suite 2J
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Phone: (386) 446-7612

Franklin County
Franklin County School Board
85 School Road
East Point, FL 32328
Phone: (850) 670-2810

Gadsden County
Gadsden Technical Institute
120 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Bldg 99-58
Quincy, FL 32351
Phone: (850) 875-8324

Glades County
Glades County School Board
600 Avenue J
PO Box 99
Moore Haven, FL 33471
Phone: (863) 946-2083

Hardee County
Hardee County School Board
901 West Main Street
Wauchula, FL 33873
Phone: (863) 773-3173

Hendry County
Hendry County Schools
475 Osceola Street, East
Clewiston, FL 33440
Phone: (863) 893-1511

Hernando County
Hernando County School Board
4057 California Street
Brooksville, FL 34604
Phone: (352) 797-7291

Highlands County
South Florida Community College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825
Phone: (863) 453-6661

Hillsborough County
Hillsborough County School Board
2222 N. Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 276-5654

Indian River County
Indian River County School Board
1426 19th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 564-5001

Jackson County
Jackson County School Board
2971 Guyton Street
Mariana, FL 32446
Phone: (850) 718-0547

Jefferson County
Jefferson County School Board
50 David Road
Monticello, FL 32344
Phone: (850) 342-0100

Lafayette County
Lafayette County School Board
160 Northeast Hornet Drive
Mayo, FL 32066
Phone: (386) 294-1701

Lake County
Lake Technical Center
2001 Kurt Street
Eustis, FL 32377
Phone: (352) 589-2250

Lee County
Lee County School Board
2855 Colonial Boulevard
Ft. Myers, FL 33966
Phone: (239) 335-1555

Leon County
Leon County School Board
283 Trojan Trail
Tallahassee, FL 32311
Phone: (850) 922-5343

Levy County
College of Central Florida
114 Rodger Blvd.
Chiefland, FL 32626
Phone: (352) 493-9533

Liberty County
Liberty County Schools
12926 SW CR 12
PO Box 429
Bristol, FL 32321
Phone: (850) 643-2275

Manatee County
Manatee Technical Institute
5603 34th Street
Bradenton, FL 34210
Phone: (941) 751-7900

Marion County
Marion County Schools, Community Technical and Adult Education
1014 SW 7th Road
Ocala, FL 34474
Phone: (352) 671-4134

Martin County
Martin County School Board
500 East Ocean Blvd.
Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: (772) 219-1200

Miami-Dade County
Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center
750 Northwest 20th Street
Miami, FL 33127
Phone: (305) 324-6070

Miami-Dade County
Miami Lakes Educational Center
5780 Northwest 158th Street
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Phone: (305) 557-1100

Miami-Dade County
Robert Morgan Educational Center
18180 Southwest 122nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33177
Phone: (305) 253-9920

Monroe County
Monroe County School Board
2100 Flagler Avenue
Key West, FL 33040
Phone: (305) 293-1549

Nassau County
Nassau County Schools
1201 Atlantic Blvd.
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: (904) 225-3158

Okaloosa County
Okaloosa County School Board
120 Lowery Place SE
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone: (850) 833-5882

Okeechobee County
Okeechobee County School Board
700 SW 2nd Avenue
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Phone: (863) 462-5000

Orange County
Orange County School Board
445 West Amelia Street, 6th floor
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 317-3200

Osceola County
Adult Learning Center Osceola (ALCO)
2320 New Beginnings Road
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Phone: (407) 518-8140

Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County School Board
2161 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Phone: (561) 616-7826

Pasco County
10230 Ridge Road
Room B-214, C205
New Port Richey, FL 32465
Phone: (727) 816-3381

Pasco County
Marchman Technical Center
7825 Campus Drive
New Port Richey, FL 34653
Phone: (727) 774-1776

Pasco County
Moore Mickens Education Center
38301 Martin Luther King Blvd
Dade City, FL 33525
Phone: (352) 524-9033

Pinellas County
Pinellas County Schools
301 4th Street SW
Largo, FL 33779
Phone: (727) 588-6301

Polk County
Polk County Schools
1275 South Broadway Ave.
Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: (863) 534-7450

Putnam County
Putnam County Schools
113 Putnam Coutny Blvd
East Palatka, FL 32131
Phone: (386) 329-0536

Santa Rosa County
Santa Rosa County Schools
5330 Berryhill Road
Milton, FL 32570
Phone: (850) 983-5710

Sarasota County
Sarasota County School Board
4748 Beneva Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
Phone: (941) 924-1365

Seminole County
Seminole State College of Florida
100 Weldon Blvd
Sanford, FL 32773
Phone: (407) 708-2020

St. Johns County
First Coast Technical
2980 Collins Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Phone: (904) 824-4401

St. Lucie County
Indian River State College
3209 Virginia Avenue
Ft. Pierce, FL 34981
Phone: (772) 462-7401

Sumter County
Sumter County School Board
1425 County Road 526A
Sumterville, FL 33585
Phone: (352) 793-5719

Suwannee County
Suwannee County School Board
415 Southwest Pinewood Drive
Live Oak, FL 32060
Phone: (386) 364-2619

Taylor County
Taylor Technical Institute
3233 Highway 19 South
Perry, FL 32347
Phone: (850) 838-2545

Union County
Union County Schools
208 SE 6th Street
Lake Butler, FL 32054
Phone: (386) 496-1300

Volusia County
Daytona State College
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32120
Phone: (386) 506-3067

Wakulla County
Wakulla County School Board
126 High Drive
PO Box 100
Crawfordville, FL 32358
Phone: (850) 926-1841

Walton County
Northwest Florida State College
100 College Blvd
Niceville, FL 35278
Phone: (850) 729-6016

Washington County
Washington County Schools
757 Hoyt Street
Chipley, FL 32428
Phone: (850) 638-1180