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, earn a GED, 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 GED
  • Transition to community college
  • Seek employment
  • 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
  • Workforce readiness
summer 2024 Schedule (6/11-8/1)
Course Days Time
Language Arts Basics T, Th 7p-8:30 p.m.
FALL 2024 SCHEDULE (8/19-12/19)
Course  Days  Time
Language Arts Basics T, Th 5p-6:30 p.m.
UPCOMING GED ORIENTATIONS
Date Day Time Notes
June 4 Tuesday 5p-7p

For Summer Classes only- Begin 6/11

July 30 Tuesday 5p-7p For Fall Quarter 1 Classes- Begin 8/19
August 5 Monday 5p-7p For Fall Quarter 1 Classes- Begin 8/19
August 12 Monday 5p-7p For Fall Quarter 1 Classes- Begin 8/19
October 7 Monday 5p-7p For Fall Quarter 2 Classes- Begin 10/21
  • All classes are in-person at our main campus at 589 W. Fremont Ave., Sunnyvale unless noted.
  • Placement tests are given to all students at orientation to determine each students' placement into either the Basic class or the GED class.

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.  

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