GED Preparation

The GED®

Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Adult Education division offers GED® preparation for students to build academic and personal success by attaining the necessary skills required to pass the Official GED® Test and be awarded a State of Florida High School Diploma. This program strives to motivate students not only to obtain a GED®, but also to utilize the acquired skills in the workforce and to achieve career training as well as job placement success. Students may enroll at any time after taking the initial required placement test. Our program is designed to help individuals learn at their own pace. Enroll at any of our 20 main locations throughout Miami-Dade County to take the GED® preparation course.

GED® Facts

  • People with high school credentials earn $568,000 more in a lifetime than people without high school credentials
  • Adults who earn GED® credentials can make the same level of weekly wages as high school graduates, increasing their earning potential by about $115 per week
  • Studies show that high school graduates may earn an additional $12,000 annually
  • In the state of Florida, a GED® is equivalent to a high school diploma

GED® Subtest Test

The GED® test is a four – subject high school equivalency test which measures skills required by high schools and is needed to enter college or to seek employment. The four subjects are Science, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning, and Reasoning through Language Arts.

Testing Centers:

  • Lindsey Hopkins Tech College
    750 NW 20 St, Miami, FL 33127
    Phone:  (305) 324-6070 ext. 7079, 700, 7081
  • Miami Lakes Ed Ctr & Tech College
    5780 NW 158 St, Hialeah, FL 33014
    Phone:  (305) 557-1100 ext. 2245
  • Robert Morgan Ed Ctr & Tech College
    18180 SW 122 Ave, Miami, FL 33177
    Phone:  (305) 253-9920 ext. 2144

Candidates may register for the GED® test at www.GED®testingservice.com where they can schedule the test, choose the testing location, and pay for the test.

Application Requirements:

  • Any form of national or foreign government- issued ID is a standard acceptable ID for GED® test-takers; which should be provided at the testing location.
  • Fees can be paid through the website – $32.50 per subject area or $130.00 for the entire test.
  • Underage testers, ages 16 and 17, are required to have an age waiver along with the approval of the Testing Eligibility Exception Form.
  • Any GED® subtests taken before the approval of the age waiver and The Testing Eligibility Exception Form will be invalidated.

GED® Preparation Courses locations:

  • American Adult Ed Ctr
    18350 Nw 67 Ave Hialeah, Fl 33015
    Ph: 305-557-3770  Fx: 305-827-7935
  • Coral Gables Adult Ed Ctr
    450 Bird Road, Coral Gables, Fl 33146
    Ph: 305-443-4871  Fx:305-446-2507
  • D.A. Dorsey Tech College
    7100 Nw 17 Ave, Miami, Fl 33147
    Ph: 305-693-2490  Fx: 305-691-7492
  • The English Center
    3501 Sw 28th St, Miami, Fl 33133
    Ph: 305-445-7731 Fx: 305-441-2150
  • Miami Beach Adult & Comm Ed Ctr
    1424 Drexel Ave, Miami Beach, Fl 33139
    Ph: 305-531-0451 Fx: 305-531-2352
  • Hialeah Adult Ed Ctr
    251 East 47 St, Hialeah, Fl 33013
    Ph: 305-823-1330 Fx: 305-821-6018
  • Hialeah Miami Lakes Adult Ed Ctr
    7977 West 12 Ave, Hialeah, Fl 33014
    Ph: 305-823-1330 Fx: 305-828-8929
  • Lindsey Hopkins Tech College
    750 Nw 20th St, Miami, Fl 33127
    Ph: 305-324-6070 Fx: 305-545-6397
  • Miami Coral Park Adult Ed Ctr
    8865 Sw 16 St, Miami, Fl 33165
    Ph: 305-226-6565  Fx: 305-559-7415
  • Miami Jackson Adult Ed Ctr
    1751 Nw 36 St, Miami, Fl 33142
    Ph: 305-634-2621 Fx: 305-634-7477
  • Miami Lakes Ed Ctr & Tech College
    5780 Nw 158th St, Miami Lakes, Fl 33014
    Ph: 305-557-1100  Fx: 305-827-9317
  • Miami Palmetto Adult Ed Ctr
    7460 Sw 118 St, Miami, Fl 33156
    Ph: 305-235-1360 Fx: 305-253-3898
  • Miami Senior Adult Ed Ctr
    2450 Sw First St, Miami, Fl  33135
    Ph: 305-649-9800 Fx: 305-643-2395
  • Miami Springs Adult Ed Ctr
    751 Dove Ave, Miami Springs, Fl 33166
    Ph: 305-885-3585 Fx: 305-884-2632
  • Miami Sunset Adult Ed Ctr
    13125 Sw 72 St, Miami, Fl 33183
    Ph: 305-385-4255  Fx: 305-386-9218
  • North Miami Adult Ed Ctr
    13110 Ne 8th Ave, North Miami, Fl 33161
    Ph: 305-981-6774  Fx: 305-895-6248
  • Robert Morgan Ed Ctr & Tech College
    18180 Sw 122Nd Ave, Miami, Fl 33177
    Ph: 305-253-9920  Fx: 305-253-3023
  • South Dade Tech College
    109 Nw 8th St, Homestead, Fl,33030
    Ph: 305-248-5723  Fx: 305-245-89164
  • Southwest Adult Ed Ctr
    6855 Sw 50 Terr, Miami, Fl 33165
    Ph: 305-274-0181  Fx: 305-274-3351
  • William H. Turner Tech Adult Ed Ctr
    10151 Nw 19 Ave, Miami, Fl 33147
    Ph: 305-691-8324  Fx: 305-693-9463

GED® Fast Track Program

The GED® Fast Track program utilizes 12 hours of testing strategies to help you prepare for exam day.

Fast Track locations:

  • English Center
    3501 Sw 28Th St, Miami, Fl 33133
    Ph: (305)445-7731 Fx: (305)441-2150
  • Lindsey Hopkins Tech College
    750 Nw 20Th St, Miami, Fl 33127
    Ph: (305) 324-6070 Fx: (305) 545-6397
  • Miami Jackson Adult Ed Ctr
    1751 Nw 36 St, Miami, Fl 33142
    Ph: (305) 634-2621 Fx: (305) 634-7477
  • Miami Lakes Ed Ctr & Tech College
    5780 Nw 158Th St, Miami Lakes, Fl 33014
    Ph: (305) 557-1100  Fx: (305) 827-9317
  • Robert Morgan Ed Ctr & Tech College
    18180 Sw 122Nd Ave, Miami, Fl 33177
    Ph: (305) 253-9920  Fx: (305) 253-3023

Program Options

  • 65+ job training programs
  • Day & Evening Classes
  • Council on Occupational Education Accreditation
  • Industry Certified Instructors
  • Joint Apprenticeship Programs

Affordable

  • No large loans to pay back
  • Lowest cost training in Miami-Dade
  • Financial Aid is available
  • Earn while you learn
  • FREE joint apprenticeship programs