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TABE Overview

TABE® remains 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 9&10
    Reading, Math, Language, Language Mechanics,
    Vocabulary, Spelling
  • TABE Adaptive
    The computer adaptive version of the TABE 9&10
  • TABE Advanced-Level Tests
    Science, Social Studies, Algebra/Geometry, Writing
  • TABE CLAS-E
    English Language Proficiency
  • TABE Online
    Administer, score, and analyze TABE tests over the internet
  • TABE Testlets
    McGraw-Hil Education CTB is committed to helping adult educators and students raise the bar for College and Career Readiness. We are excited to announce an innovative new test for the TABE family—TABE Testlets.
  • TABE-PC
    PC software that automates administration, scoring,
    and reporting of TABE tests
  • TestMate for TABE
    Scan, score, and report from TABE paper-and-pencil
    score sheets with easy-to-use software
Get more details about TABE tests from CTB below.

Assessment Type

  • Diagnostic
  • Summative
  • Formative

Delivery Format

  • Paper and pencil
  • Computer-based (online or PC)

Scoring Options

  • Hand scoring
  • Local scanning
  • Online scoring

Case Study—TABE CLAS–E

On-Demand Webinar

TABE Product Family

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

TABE 9&10 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

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

Subject Area

  • English Language Proficiency

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TABE Adaptive™ is a computer adaptive version of TABE 9&10, and can individually adjust to the ability level of each student. Administered online, it provides a quick and easy way to measure the skills adults need to succeed on the job and in life.

Subject Areas

  • Basic Skills: Reading,
    Language, Applied Math,
    and Math Computation

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TABE Online is the only adult basic skills assessment available online to quickly assess skills for training and employment, or to determine readiness to take the high school equivalency exam.

Subject Areas

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

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McGraw-Hill Education CTB is committed to helping adult educators and students raise the bar for College and Career Readiness. We are excited to announce an innovative new test for the TABE family—TABE Testlets.

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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 report results using your own Windows®-based computer. It provides test results immediately and can eliminate errors that occur with hand-scoring or scanning.

Subject Areas

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

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TABE Advanced Level Tests are supplemental assessments of advanced skills as tested by the GED Tests.

Subject Areas

  • Science, Social Studies, Algebra/Geometry, Writing

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This unique Spanish-language test assesses basic reading, mathematics, and language skills using content and language appropriate for adults.

Subject Areas

  • Reading, Language, Mathematics

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Building Skills with TABE supports instruction and learning with eight comprehensive student workbooks.

Subject Areas

  • Reading, Language, and Spelling
  • Math Computation and Applied mathematics

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Build instructor skills to get the most from TABE 9&10.

Delivery Formats

  • Video
  • Print
  • In-Person
  • Web

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TestMate TABE software is used to scan, score, and report from TABE family paper-and-pencil score sheets, bringing the speed and accuracy of computer scoring to TABE paper-and-pencil tests.

Score tests and manage reports for:

  • TABE 9&10
  • TABE CLAS–E
  • TABE Advanced-Level Test
  • TABE Español
  • TABE Work-Related Assessments

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Related Research Topics

CTB R&D Initiative

Applicable Grants

Perkins Career, Technical Education Improvement