TABE and TASC Test for Adult Assessment

TABE® is the most comprehensive and reliable academic assessment product in adult basic education. Educators use TABE testing to provide a solid foundation for effectively assessing the skills and knowledge of adult learners. TABE and TABE CLAS–E™ tests combine to provide a flexible system of diagnostic assessments and instructional materials to meet the diverse needs of today’s growing adult education market.

TABE Product Family

Choose any or all of these products, depending on your assessment needs.

Measures the skills adults need to succeed on the job and in life.

Subject Areas

  • Basic skills – Reading, Math, Language, Language Mechanics, Vocabulary, Spelling/Advanced Level tests – Science, Social Studies, Algebra/Geometry, Writing

Assessment Types: Diagnostic, Summative, Formative
Delivery Format: Paper and Pencil, Online (OAS and Insight)

Scoring: Hand, Local and Online Scoring

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TABE Online is an easy-to-use, web-based assessment of adult basic and secondary education knowledge. Soon to be powered by DRC INSIGHT, TABE Online is quicker, easier, and more convenient to administer and score, minimizing the paperwork and security risks associated with paper-based testing.

Subject Areas

  • Basic Skills: Basic Skills: Reading, Math, Language, Language Mechanics, Vocabulary, Spelling

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TABE 11&12 Based on the new College and Career Standards, TABE 11&12 measures the necessary skills to be successful in everyday and work-related situations.

TABE 11&12 Sample Practice Items

TABE 11&12 Blueprints

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TABE-PC® is a convenient software version of TABE that handles the automated administration, scoring, and reporting of TABE. TABE-PC lets you immediately report results using your own Windows®-based computer.

Subject Areas

  • Basic Skills: Reading, Math, Language, Language Mechanics, Vocabulary, Spelling
  • Advanced-Level Tests: Science, Social Studies, Algebra/Geometry, Writing

TABE CLAS–E provides reliable evaluations of examinees’ English language proficiency, including reading, listening, writing, and speaking skills.

Subject Areas

  • English Language Proficiency

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Building Solutions to Improve Instructor Effectiveness and Adult Student Achievement.

Professional Development for TABE includes introductory-level workshops offered on site and online.

  • Video
  • Print
  • In-Person
  • Web

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