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.

  • TABE 11 12
    The new TABE 11&12 tests are secure, reliable, and valid assessments used to assess the achievement of examinees on core content areas taught and assessed as part of Adult Basic Education programs nationwide. The TABE test is aligned to the national College and Career Readiness Standards for the three core subject areas: Reading, Mathematics, and Language. TABE 11&12 marks the transition to a new online testing platform. TABE will be powered by DRC INSIGHT™, a secure, powerful, and reliable online testing engine.

    Sample Practice Items
    Domain Structure
    Online Tools Training

  • TABE Online is an easy-to-use, web-based assessment of adult basic and secondary education knowledge. 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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  • 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 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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