You must pass the civics literacy exam to graduate!


The Florida Civic Literacy Exam (FCLE) is a computer-based assessment that measures students’ civic literacy knowledge. The FCLE is a graduation requirement for all degree seeking students. Refer to Rule 6A-10.02413 for more details.

What's on the Assessment

The FCLE measures the following civic literacy competencies and outcomes:

  • Understanding of the basic principles and practices of American democracy and how they are applied in our republican form of government
  • Understanding of the United States Constitution and its application
  • Knowledge of the founding documents and how they have shaped the nature and functions of our institutions of self-government
  • Understanding of landmark Supreme Court cases, landmark legislation, and landmark executive actions and their impact on law and society

FCLE – Resources Guide

Learn more about all the steps required to pass the FCLE. The Florida Civic Literacy Exam Resources Guide offers information on the competencies, offers tutoring, commonly asked questions, a practice test and much more to help you pass the exam.

View the Guide

FCLE – Testing Information

Visit this page when you are ready to schedule your test. The Testing and Assessment page will provide you with information on the exam, testing requirements, testing criteria, testing locations, testing schedules, auxiliary testing aids, and more.

Test Information


The Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Testing offers college-wide support. General inquiries regarding testing and assessment can be sent by filling out this brief form.

Student Support Form

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