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Hardee County's Adult Education education system includes a range of instructional programs that help adults get the basic skills they need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. The major program areas are ABE, GED® Preparation, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). These programs emphasize skills such as reading, writing, math, and English language competency.

Adult education programs are a second chance to get your education and a pathway to career success!


Adult education programs are available to individuals that:


  • Are 16 years or older.
  • Are not enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school.
  • Do not have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Want to learn to speak, read, and write the English language.



Monday - Friday 8:00am-12:00pm

Monday & Tuesday evenings 6:00pm-9:00pm

  We offer ESOL Day & Evening classes 

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DirectorMeredith Durastanti                       

Secretary: Cyndi Albritton                                                 


Hardee County Adult & Career Education
901 West Main St.
Wauchula, FL 33873

Office 863-773-3173
Fax 863-773-3127


Important links:

Frequently Asked Questions about GED



It's never too late to learn!     cap and diploma  




Earning a State of Florida High School Diploma opens the door to new opportunities and pathways in your life!

  • Go to college
  • Enroll in a technical school
  • Start a new career
  • Get a job
  • Get a better job
  • Get promoted
  • Make more money
  • Join the military
  • Help your children with their homework
  • Feel good about yourself
Upon successful completion of the GED® test, you are awarded a State of Florida high school diploma and are considered a high school graduate.

Learn More! Earn More! Contact Information


Campus Address:

901 West Main St.
Wauchula, FL  33873

Directions to Campus


Contact Us:

Meredith Durastanti, Director



*GED exams are NOT given Online. The exam is only available at an official testing center.

Our Vision:
Empower and inspire all students for success.

Our Mission:
To provide all students a high-quality education in a nurturing and
creative environment to develop responsible citizens.

Please note: Florida has a very broad public records law. Most written communication to or from our state officials regarding
state business are public records that are available to the public and media upon request.