TABE – Test of Adult Basic Education

What is the TABE?

  • Is a 5-hour test
  • That measures competency in reading, math, and language
  • It provides us with information to customize your learning experience
  • It is a requirement for most Career and Technical Education Programs


  • The TABE is offered each MONDAY and Wednesday from 8 am to 1:00 pm, on the main campus in Eustis. No appointment is necessary. Bring a Photo ID.
  • The TABE is $25 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.
  • No parents or guardians are allowed in the testing lab.


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


TABE scores for GED/ABE classes are valid for one year.  

TABE Practice

For a free TABE study guide click hereopens in a new window.