Adult Basic Education classes are designed for adult students,16 years or older, who need to acquire the skills to keep up with a demanding, technology driven job market.

Students can enter classes at any time during the year. Classes cost just $25 per quarter with financial assistance available for those who qualify. Classes are available in both traditional and online formats, at various locations including Goodwill Industries and Woodland Middle School. Learn more about online class formats.

Students study English and math in the context of science, history, government, occupational education, health, fine arts, and digital literacy. 

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Call us today at 360.442.2580


$25 per quarter with waivers available.


Start any time with continuous enrollment.

Why take ABE classes?

  • Earn credits required to complete a Washington State High School Diploma.
  • Prepare for the General Education Development (GED) exam.
  • Develop or refresh the knowledge and skills required for college-level classes.
  • Prepare for college entrance and placement exams.

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

CASAS Testing

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. CASAS tests are typically given at the end of the quarter.


Contact Transitional Studies

General Office

Fax: 360.442.2589

Asistencia en español

 Aléjandra Sanchez, Program Coordinator


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