If you are taking the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE test) as part of your application process for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding to return to school, please note the following information:
*You will take the A level reading, math, and language sections of the TABE test. This is approximately three hours of testing. A calculator will be provided for the applied math portion of the test; scratch paper will be provided for both portions of the test.
*You may take the entire test on Monday morning during the 9:00 A.M. testing session. If you need to test in the evening, you may take the reading and math portions of the test on Thursday evening during the 5:00 P.M. testing session. You will then have to schedule a time to return to the center complete the language portion of the test.
*Bring a photo ID to the testing session. Please leave your cell phone in your vehicle.
*The WIA program requires a minimum score of 10.0 on each of the Reading, Total Math, and Language sections of the test. If you do not meet the minimum score requirements and would like to improve your skills in order to re-test, you will need to enroll in classes at the adult learning center.
****If any of your Reading, Total Math, or Language scores are 8.9 or below, you will have to complete a minimum of 40 hours of classroom instruction and homework. It may take more than 40 hours to be ready for re-testing depending upon your skill level.
****If any of your Reading, Total Math, or Language scores are 9.0 or higher, you will have to complete a minimum of 30 hours of classroom instruction and homework. It may take more than 30 hours to be ready for re-testing depending upon your skill level.
Your lowest TABE score determines the minimum number of hours of classroom instruction and homework required.