TABE - Test of Adult Basic Education
- About TABE
- Chipola TABE Study Guides
- Other online resources:
TABE Progress Checks
Study Guide Zone
- Why TABE?
- Test Components
- Retest Policy
- Test Schedule
- Workforce Development TABE Score Requirements
- Contact Information
TABE is a test of basic skills in reading, mathematics, and language at all levels. The test is designed to assess skills in the contexts that are most important to adults: life skills, work, and education. TABE’s objectives are fully integrated, providing a complete picture of adult performance. TABE provides both norm-referenced and competency-based information to help you plan for individual, educational, and training needs.
- TABE Study Guide Answer Key Study Guide / Answer Key
- Florida Comminty College at Jacksonville Practice Test
- Florida Department of Education - Preparing for the TABE Guide
TABE meets the Florida State requirements for an entry-level examination within the first six weeks of admission to a Workforce Development Program.
The TABE has three sections: reading, math and language. The TABE is a computerized test and each subtest is timed. Students should be prepared for the testing session to last approximately two to three hours.
- Word Problems
- Sentence Formation
- Paragraph Development
- Conventional Writing
The cost for the TABE for students enrolled in or seeking enrollment in a Chipola Workforce Development program is $10.00. For all other examinees, there is a fee of $15.00 to take the TABE. Payment may be made by check or cash at the time of testing.
A student must wait 90 days before retaking the TABE. Chipola WFD students may register for remediation in reading, math and/or language if they score below the required exit score for the program in which they are enrolled. Once the remediation assignments have been completed, the student may retest. Scores are good for two years.
Mon & Wed
Tue & Thu
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Extended hours in Fall & Spring only.)
Location: Testing Center, Building A, Room 149
Workforce Development TABE Score Requirements: Test requirements for Program Entrance/Completion TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) Level A
|Automotive Service Technology*||9.00||10.0||9.00|
|Commercial Foods & Culinary Arts*||9.00||9.00||9.00|
|Computer Electronics Tech. & Electronics Tech.*||9.00||10.0||9.00|
|Patient Care Assistant||10.0||10.0||10.0|
*Programs eligible through high school dual enrollment.
A student may be exempt from taking the TABE if he/she:
Has earned an A.A., A.S., higher degree, or
Has a minimum passing score on the standardized test (ACT, SAT-I, PERT, TABE) not over 2 years old, or
Has successfully completed college level English and math, or
Has completed college preparatory courses with a “C” grade or higher
Testing Center, Building A Room 149
Last revision: April 15, 2014