TABE – Test of Adult Basic Education

What is the TABE?

  • Is a 2-1/2 hour test
  • Measures competency in reading, math, and language
  • Provides us with information to customize your learning experience
  • Is a requirement for most Career and Technical Education Programs

 Schedule

  • The TABE is given each MONDAY from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on THURSDAY from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm. No appointment is necessary. Bring a Photo ID.
  • The TABE is $20 for Lake Tech students and $50 for those referred from an outside agency.
  • Applicants under 18-years-old must submit an application signed by a parent or guardian.
  • High school students must submit a completed application signed by a high school counselor and a parent or guardian.
  • No cell phones are allowed in the testing lab.
  • No children are allowed in the testing lab.

Retest

TABE retests occur on the recommendation of your instructor (ABE/GED/AAAE). Those who do not receive instruction must wait 3 months to re-take the test.

Validity

TABE scores are valid for two years.  

TABE Practice

For a free TABE study guide click here.