Prepare for the State of Florida GED exam. The GED Program offers you:
- A flexible schedule
- One-on-one tutoring
- Computer learning labs
- Software programs
- Instructors ready to assist you
If you have additional questions please contact us at:
Kendall Campus- Building 5, Room 5231
Office Phone 305-237-0555
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get started?
The 2011 Florida Legislature adopted Adult Education tuition. Student tuition for Florida residents will be $30 per semester and an additional $90 per semester for out-of-state students. Proof of Florida Residency is determined by showing the documents listed in Florida Residency for Tuition Classification.
- Please bring your Florida ID or Driver’s License and Original Social Security card to the School of Continuing Education & Professional Development in Room 5127 (Building 3, first floor). Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- Once you present your identification, you will fill out an MDC registration form and receive a pass for the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
- Take the pass to the Bursar (Building 3, first floor, windows 15-20) to pay a $10 one-time fee for the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
- Take the paid receipt to theTesting Department located in Room 5213 (Building 5, second floor) together with the two forms of identification (listed above). The TABE (a two to three-hour timed test ) is administered on a walk-in basis from Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and on Friday from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.
- Once you complete the test and receive your TABE results please go to the GED Lab (Room 5231) Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and Friday from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm.to report your scores, and to be advised. Your test results will determine how you are placed in the GED program. You must bring:
- Your test results
- Your Social Security card
- A Florida driver’s license or a State of Florida ID.
- You will get a class schedule from the GED Lab.
- At this time, if you have not already done so, you may establish residency by visiting the Registrar’s Office in Building 3, first floor, windows 1-6.
- Pay at the Bursar's (Building 3, first floor windows 15-20).
- Take the tuition paid receipt and class schedule to the GED Lab, Room 5231.
NOTE: To be admitted you must be at least 16 years old and be officially withdrawn from high school. Those under 18 must bring a copy of their official withdrawal from High School, and their parent must sign a permission slip (obtained in the GED Lab).
How long will it take me to complete the Kendall GED program?Your initial TABE results will determine how you are placed in the GED program. Completion time will vary depending on individual ability and effort. However, students must show progress to remain enrolled. Students who do not meet the progress requirement must speak with a staff member to determine whether they should continue in the ABE/GED Program.
What will my schedule be?Students must meet the minimum attendance requirements, but may choose the hours that they wish to attend the lab. The GED lab is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
As a result of limited numbers of computer stations during the morning hours, students who wish to attend the lab from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm may be asked to choose another session if morning becomes too full.
Is there an online program?Yes, students that wish to be in the online program will follow the registration procedures described above, but will request online classes when they come to 5231 to register. At that point they will be advised about their eligibility for the online course. For more information, please click here.
What are the attendance requirements of the Kendall GED program?Students must attend a minimum of 10 hours a week. To be considered fulltime, students must attend a minimum of 20 hours a week. Students who wish to complete some of their hours through home study must consult with an instructor or staff member so that the hours can be credited.
How long are the terms?Kendall GED terms are eight weeks long.
What is the class schedule?
Current schedule for the 2012 calendar year:
- January 4th - March 2nd
- March 5th - April 30th
- May 1st - June 26th
- June 27th - August 24th
- August 27th - October 23rd
- October 24th - December 21st
Registration for each term closes approximately three weeks after each term begins.