Adult Basic Education
The Adult Basic Education (ABE) program supports students to gain the academic knowledge and skills needed to complete a high school diploma, acquire college readiness, or prepare for career and vocational training. The ABE program is appropriate for students who want to:
- Complete a high school diploma;
- Earn a High School Equivalency;
- Transition to community college;
- Seek employment; or
- Obtain a better job.
For students who place into the ABE program, teachers provide instruction in the following subject areas:
- Reading comprehension;
- Academic vocabulary development;
- Writing proficiency;
- Math competency;
- Test-taking strategies;
- Study skills; and
- Workforce readiness.
As part of a WIOA Title-II financially-assisted program, ABE is an equal opportunity program: auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities.
Pre-registration is required. Please call the Adult School office at (408) 522-2700 for registration information. A free placement test, orientation and a one-on-one counseling appointment are required for enrollment in classes.