About the Test
Pursuant to Florida Statute 1003.4282 (3)(d), beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, students enrolled in any of the below United States Government courses are required to take the assessment of civic literacy (Florida Civic Literacy Exam). Students earning a passing score on the assessment are exempt from the postsecondary civic literacy assessment required by s. 1007.25(5).
Pasco County also offers seniors enrolled in IB, AICE/Cambridge programs the opportunity to sit for the exam.
The administration windows for the FCLE test in are listed in the table below. The state has provided the district with broad testing windows. To find out when your child will take his/her assessment, please contact your child’s school.
|Florida Civics Literacy Examination||November 27-December 15||April 1-May 24|
Preparing for the Test
The test consists of 80 multiple choice questions. The test session is 160 minutes long, but students may have up to half of a school day to complete the assessment. Students must score 60% or above to be considered passing.
This exam covers material that may be covered in United States History and Government. By clicking on the links below, students can find information on:
Many Florida colleges/universities also have resources on their websites. A sample of these resources are listed below: