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What is Adult Basic Education?

Adult Basic Education (ABE) provides opportunities for adults to acquire basic education skills that are:

  • Necessary for literate functioning and meeting their responsibilities with family and community,

  • To benefit from post-secondary and job-training programs,

  • To achieve high school equivalency, and

  • To achieve self-sufficiency

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Who can take Adult Basic Education classes?

Adults who are over the age of 16 and who are functioning below the 12th grade level in basic academic areas including reading, writing and speaking English.

To become a student, please start by filling out the Student Data Sheet. If you need assistance, please call us at 704.216.8266 or visit us at 201 W. Fisher St., second floor.

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High School Equivalency (GED)

For students who are ready to start studying for the GED test, we offer tutoring in each subject area. 

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