Why Get a High School Equivalency Diploma?

Earning a State of Florida High School Diploma opens the door to new opportunities and pathways in your life!

• Go to college
• Enroll in a technical school
• Start a new career
• Get a job
• Get a better job
• Get promoted
• Make more money
• Join the military
• Help your children with their homework
• Feel good about yourself

More than 860,000 adults worldwide take the GED test each year.

90% of US employers accept the GED

97% of Colleges and Universities accept the GED

GED holders realize a 35% increase in median annual earning over those who do not graduate

The GED Test is offered in English and Spanish in the state of Florida

Upon successful completion of the GED Test, you are awarded a State of Florida High School Diploma and are considered a high school graduate.

Registration and scheduling for the GED may be done either on line at GED.com or by phone at 1-877-EXAM-GED. Dedicated call center agents for Spanish-speakers and adults with accommodations are available.

Registrants are required to sign up for a MyGED account at GED.com and then they are able to access the dashboard full of information about studying, test tips, scheduling, scoring and college and career opportunities. When registrants are eligible to schedule, they can go log in 24/7 to GED.com, click “Start Scheduling” on their dashboard, complete the demographic questions, schedule one test or multiple tests at a time, and pay for their appointment. These steps are explained in detail at the web sites listed below.

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. Testers will be allowed two (2) retests per content area at $12 each.

On the day of the test you should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to testing and you MUST have your valid governmental issued photo ID with you.

For questions, call the GED Testing office at: 863-534-7450

Sign Up:


GED Prep Centers


Online GED Preparation Course

Traviss Career Center Now Offers On-Line GED Preparation Course

Earn Your High School Diploma From The Comfort Of Home!

The GED (General Education Development) is designed to enable individuals who have not graduated from high school to demonstrate the attainment of high school-level skills.

Although not required, examinees are encouraged to enroll in GED Preparation classes for a nominal fee. Individuals passing the GED Test are awarded the State of Florida High School Diploma.

Benefits of an On-Line Course:

  • No classes to attend
  • You can enroll anytime of the year
  • Course work completed at your pace and place
  • On-Line GED instructor support provided
  • GED practice tests available
  • Adult Basic Skills (ABE) course available if needed

Contact Information:

Bonita Ruffin, Adult Counselor
Phone: (863) 499-2700 Ext. 246

TABE Test required $15 one-time fee. 9th Grade level score recommended. www.fatdec.com Florida Adult Technical Distance Education Consortium