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Preparing for the Florida Civic Literacy Examination: Civic Literacy Assessment Options

This guide provides resources and study materials for Florida's Civic Literacy Competency Requirements.

Civic Literacy Assessment Options


In addition to taking AMH 2020 or POS 2041, students have to pass one of these Civic Literacy assessment options :

  • Florida Civic Literacy Examination (FCLE)  - Score of 48 (or higher) out of 80 (at least a 60%)
  • CLEP American Government  - Score of 50 (or higher) out of 80
  • AP Government and Politics: United States History  - Score of 3 (or higher) out of 5
  • AP United States History - Score of 4 (or higher) out of 5

The Florida Civic Literacy Exam (FCLE) includes 100 questions - 60 from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Naturalization Test question bank, and 40 additional questions developed by the Florida Board of Governors.  The updated FCLE will become available by December 2021. 

Resources that link to these assessment exams are below.

USCIS Exam Study Resources

USCIS Exam Multimedia Resources

CLEP American Government

Florida Department of Education: Civic Literacy Resources

AP United States Government and Politics

AP United States History

General information about AP examinations