TABE Test Information
The TABE (Test of Adult Basic Educations) Exams are a set of tests covering the areas of reading, math, and language. The TABE is designed to certify that a student has the academic skills normally acquired by completing a typical high school program of study. The TABE may be used as an entrance or placement exam by trade schools, technical schools, or community colleges. Some adult education or GED study programs also make use of the TABE.
The TABE tests may be taken online or via a traditional paper and pencil method. The organization that is administering the TABE will have the details on test registration, location, cost and testing methods.
TABE Test Format
The TABE consists of subtests in the following categories:
- Mathematical Computations
- Applied Math
There are also optional tests in the following areas:
- Language Mechanics
Each of the subtests will present a series of multiple choice questions and will have a time limit.
Some questions are from the following sources:
Erik Jacobsen at www.erikthered.com/tutor
From the New York State Education Department. "High School Regents Examinations". Internet. Available from www.nysedregents.org; accessed 8/29/2011.
CK-12 Foundation - www.ck12.org
BEHS Sat Prep - https://behssatprep.wikispaces.com/
PWN the SAT - http://blog.pwnthesat.com/