GED® Test

Earning a State of Florida High School Diploma opens the door to new opportunities and pathways in your life! Upon successful completion of the GED® test, you are awarded a State of Florida high school diploma and are considered a high school graduate.

GED® 2014 Test

The GED® 2014 Test is a computer-based test with multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions.
It consists of four (4) test sections:
Reasoning Through Language Arts
Mathematical Reasoning
Science
Social Studies
Although the test is computer-based, it is not done through the internet. Students must take the test at an authorized testing center.

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Duration Time

 

Reasoning Through Language Arts - 155 minutes (including a 10-minute break)
Mathematical Reasoning - 120 minutes
Science - 95 minutes
Social Studies - 75 minutes
Total test time: approx. 7.5 hours
Test-takers can take sections of the GED® test in any order they want to. Candidates can take the test one part at a time, on different days, or all at the same time. We do not recommend that testers take all four parts of the test on the same day.

Fees

 

Each test costs $32 and can be taken separately.
The full battery of tests costs $128.
There is a discounted retesting fee for students who do not pass a section of the GED on the first attempt.
Students will be allowed two (2) retests per content area at $12 each.

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2. Complete the Age Waiver Package

a. GED® Age Waiver Application (PBSD 0944) completely filled out, signed by parent and student and notarized
b. Official withdrawal from the last school attended.
c. Copy of the GED Ready ™ The Official Practice Test scores. Scores for each sub-test must be minimum of 150.
d. Florida Testing Eligibility Exception Form (with the top half filled out)
e. Documentation corresponding to the reason for testing

 

 

 

Age Waiver Process

Students who reside in or attend school in Palm Beach County are eligible to apply for an age waiver. They do not need to be registered in an Adult Education class.

The following steps must be completed before the Florida GED® Testing Program Eligibility Exception Form can be filled out.

3. Completed applications can be dropped off at:

Please call to make an appointment to drop of the completed application.

Dept. of Adult & Community Education
C.O. Taylor/Kirklane Elementary School
4200 Purdy Lane, Building 50-103
Palm Springs, FL 33461 Phone:
(561) 351-9464

ACE Testing Center | Delray Beach
@Delray Full Service School
301 SW 14th Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Phone: (561) 266-1269

ACE Testing Center | Palm Beach Gardens
3950 RCA Blvd., Suite 5002
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 649-6875

4. Once documents are approved, students will receive an e-mail from GED.com with instructions on how to proceed.

For Additional information or assistance contact Sharon Webb at 561-351-9464 or email sharon.webb@palmbeachschools.org

Accommodations

What are GED® Test Accommodations?
The purpose of accommodations is to provide candidates with full access to the GED® Test.  Test accommodations are individualized and considered on a case-by-case basis. 

How do I request accommodations?
Create a GED.COM account. Answer Yes to the question "Do you need to request accommodated testing conditions for a documented disability?" You will receive a link where you will apply for accommodations and submit your supporting documentation.

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GED® Test FAQs

Questions about the GED® test? Call 1-877-EXAM-GED (1-877-392-6433)

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