Listed here are all GED prep classes and testing facilities in the Ocala area. Florida has welcomed the computer-formatted GED exam for its high school equivalency testing program.
The GED exam is given at certified GED testing centers and online. Check below to read more about the online GED test.
The GED® program is geared towards adults who were not in a position to finish their high school education.
This way, they can get hold of a credential that’s across America accepted just like a common high school diploma by employers and schools.
The GED exam includes four separate subtests in Literacy, Math, Science, and Social Studies that can be completed separately.
Ocala GED prep classes
College of Central Florida GED Instruction
3001 SW College Road – Ocala – FL 34474 – Phone: 352-658-4077 ext. 2119
Marion County Literacy Council Adult Education
120 SW 5th Street – Ocala – FL 34471 – Phone: 352-690-7323 ext. 202
Marion Technical College (Community Technical and Adult Education – CTAE)
1014 SW 7th Road – Ocala – FL 34471 – Phone: 352-671-4133/4134
Marion Tech offers GED preparation classes for those 16 or older who don’t have a high school diploma so they can work towards a brighter future. This way you can earn your Florida High School Diploma and improve your employability options and go to college, university, or technical/vocational/trade school.
Once you secured your GED diploma, you qualify for the many career courses and technical programs that are available at the school. Marion Tech offers many programs that can be completed in less than one year.
Phoenix Rising YouthBuild (Marion County Career Source)
2703 NE 14th Street – Ocala – FL 34470 – Phone: 352-291-9550 ext. 1215
Phoenix Rising YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program that supports challenged neighborhoods and helps at-risk youth ages 18 to 24.
Participants will get 16 weeks of intensive hands-on classroom education to develop workforce skills and earn their GED diplomas and receive industry-recognized certifications in the field of, among others, construction. Phoenix Rising YouthBuild cooperates with Habitat for Humanity of Marion County.
3231 SE Maricamp Road – Ocala – FL 34471 – Ph: 352-484-1583
Lowell Correctional Facility GED Program
11120 NW Gainesville Road – Ocala – FL 34482 – Phone: 352-690-8900
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Locations around Ocala (cities by alphabet)
Central Ridge Public Library (pre GED instruction)
425 West Roosevelt Boulevard – Beverly Hills – Florida 34465 – Ph: 352-765-4785 or 352-746-6622
Sumter County Public Schools (Adult Education Program)
2680 W County Road – 476 – Bushnell – FL 33513 – Phone: 352-793-2315
After you earned your GED diploma, you can go to higher education. Take a look at these options:
– Sumter Adult and Community Education Center (1425 CR 526-A, Sumterville) offers CNA and HVAC programs.
– Lake-Sumter State College (9501 US-441, Leesburg) provides many career Certificate- and AS degree programs.
– Withlacoochee Technical College (1201 W Main Street, Inverness) offers many one-year career programs.
– Lake Technical College (2001 Kurt Street, Eustis) provides also many programs that may lead to a career in a year.
Citrus Library Pre GED classes
8619 W Crystal St – Crystal River – FL 34428 – Phone: 352-795-3716
United Way Prosperity Center of Citrus County
1582 N Meadowcrest Blvd – Crystal River – FL 34429 – Phone: 352-795-5483
Dunnellon Public Library
20351 Robinson Road – Dunnellon – FL 34431 – Phone: 352-438-2520
Dunnellon Public Library offers free GED prep classes to Dunnellon area residents. These classes were made possible through a half-million-dollar grant for Progress Dunnellon from a private foundation. Progress Dunnellon operates under the wings of the United Way of Marion County. GED classes meet on Mondays through Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
Lake Technical College (Adult Education Program)
2001 Kurt Street – Eustis – FL 32726 – Phone: 352-589-2250 ext. 1870
Santa Fe Comm. College GED Program
520 N.W. 5th Avenue – Gainesville – FL 32601 – Phone: 352.395.4496
To see all Gainesville region locations visit Gainesville GED Classes
Homosassa Public Library
4100 S Grandmarch Avenue – Homosassa – FL 34446 – Phone: 352-726-2430 ext. 4326
GED classes provided by Withlacoochee Technical College
Withlacoochee Technical College (Adult Education Career Pathway)
1201 W Main Street – Inverness – FL 34450 – Phone: 352-726-2430 ext. 4326
Lakes Region Library (Pre GED)
1511 Druid Road – Inverness – FL 34452 – Phone: 352-726-2357
Citrus Memorial Health Foundation YMCA
4127 West Norvell Bryant Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461 – Phone: 352-726-2430 ext. 4326
GED classes provided by Withlacoochee Technical College
Leesburg Resource Ctr (Lake Tech GED Classes)
1041 County Road 468 – Leesburg – Florida 34748 – Phone: 352.589.2250 ext. 1870
Check out all Leesburg GED prep options <- in this post
Orange Tech GED Classes
2900 West Oak Ridge Road – Orlando – Florida 32809, Phone: 407.251.6019
See all Orlando area locations here: Orlando GED Prep Sites
Sumter Adult and Community Education Center (Bldg 3, Rm 3114)
1425 CR 526A – Sumterville – Florisa 33585 – Ph: 352-793-5719
Sumter Prep Academy (Building 18)
200 Cleveland Ave – Wildwood – FL 34785 – Phone: 352-743-5719
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Welcoming the online GED test
There had never been, until recently, an online option to take the GED exam. To acquire your GED diploma, you had to come to one of Florida’s state-designated testing sites and sit for the four GED modules in person.
But now, with the introduction of a new, online, proctored GED test, that has changed. An online proctor will be guiding you through the entire online test-taking process. To learn more, visit ‘The online GED exam introduced.’
Ocala area GED testing centers
Marion Technical College
1014 SW 7th Road – Ocala – FL 34471 – Phone 352-671-4134
College of Central Florida
3001 SW College Road – Ocala – FL 34474 – Phone 352-237-2111
Lake Technical College
2001 Kurt Street – Eustis – FL 32377 – Phone 352-589-2250
Alachua Co. Public Schools (Traffic Safety Ctr)
3501 NE 12th Street – Gainesville – FL 32609 – Phone 352-955-7795
Withlacoochee Technical Institute
1201 W Main Street – Inverness – FL 34450 – Phone 352-726-2430
Sumter Adult Education Center
1425 County Road 526 A – Sumterville – FL 33585 – Phone 352-793-5719
Last Updated on July 7, 2022.