Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) is a standardized basic skills assessment that will assign a grade level of 0.0-12.9 for reading, math, and language for potential students. You cannot fail the TABE. It is used as a tool to help teachers make a learning plan that will work for a potential student. The TABE is the most widely used assessment in the adult education field. All Adult Basic Education students entering the Basic Skills Program are required to take the TABE. In addition to using the assessment in Adult Basic Skills, it is also used as a qualifier for many Continuing Education classes such as: Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, and Emergency Medical Technician.

The TABE test is given from 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM Monday through Wednesday in the Continuing Education Building, Room 200. No appointment is necessary and a photo ID is required. Your scores are good for one year.