Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes are designed to help adult students age 16 years or older acquire the skills needed to keep up with a demanding, technology driven job market, affordably and conveniently.
Students study English and math in the context of science, history, government, occupational education, health, fine arts, and digital literacy. Classes are available on campus, online and at various locations including Goodwill Industries and Woodland Middle School. Tuition is just $25 per quarter. Financial assistance is available for those who need it.
To accommodate students' busy schedules, face-to-face morning, afternoon, and evening classes are available as well as online classes in a variety of formats
The Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) is used to assess students' progress and English proficiency. It is a basic skills test that allows students to demonstrate their increasing knowledge and skills. It also helps instructors determine how to proceed with effective coursework.Typically CASAS tests are given at the end of the quarter.