General Education Development-Computer Based Test (GED-CBT)
The General Education Development-Computer Based Test (GED-CBT) is a high school equivalency credential. The minimum age required to take the GED test in Florida is 18 years old. If you are under 18 years of age you must be granted a GED Testing Eligibility Exception Form by the local school board. During registration for the GED test on computer, you will receive an email with the Testing Eligibility Form and where you can submit the form for approval.
- Social Studies
- Language Arts, Reading
- Language Arts, Writing
Florida test-takers need to score a 410 on each test and 2250 on the entire test battery (all five parts combined). For more details about the test subjects please visit www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/test-sections
For more information please contact the GED Testing Service at 1-877-EXAM-GED (877-392-6433) or visit the web site at www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/contact-us. Additional information is also available at the Florida Department of Education (official site for GED test) and at the Florida Literacy Coalition GED information website.
Students can re-take each subject a total of three times per year. There’s no wait period in Florida for students who don’t pass the test on their first attempt. Students can take the test again whenever they are ready, however, we encourage students to receive additional instruction in the classroom or try a practice test before re-testing. For more information please vist www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/retake
The following are resources for students to prepare for the GED-CBT:
||Examinees must be checked-in and seated by the time scheduled in order to begin the test. Examinees will then have adequate time to finish the test in a reasonable period or within the Testing Office Hours of Operation.
Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:
Under certain circumstances, arrangements for auxiliary aids and modifications are permissible. The College makes every reasonable effort to ensure equal access to educational opportunities and experiences for candidates with documented disabilities. These services can include:
- Sign language interpreters
- Adaptive or assistive technology
- Note takers
- and more
An ACCESS representative can help eligible candidates identify and arrange for accommodations that ensure success.
Instructions for Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:
- Candidate sends documentation to test vendor.
- Test vendor evaluates the candidate's documentation.
- Test vendor determines the candidate's test accommodations.
- Test vendor informs candidate of accommodations and schedules test.
- Test vendor informs Testing Center of candidate's accommodations and sends test materials for test day.
||First attempt on computer or retake a subject on computer
MDC administers the test at: