ABE and TASC Test Preparation

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) and TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion™ (formerly GED®) Preparation Classes are available to adult students who prefer classroom instruction to gain the skills necessary to prepare for and pass the TASC test.

    How do you get started?

    1. First: To register, contact us at 585-544-4886 to schedule an individualized entrance assessment (TABE) of your current math and reading levels.

      For directions on how to apply for, and to access an application for the
      Adult Basic Education & TASC™ Test Prep program, click on the file below.

      Adult Basic Education HSE Registration Instructions.docx

      Adult Basic Education Registration form.pdf

    2. Next: After your assessment (TABE), an advisor will contact you to set up an orientation appointment to review your scores and choose the HSE program that works best for you and your personal schedule. Your advisor will help you determine what instructional program is best for you.

    3. After that: Get started! Study, ask questions, get extra help, and take assessments along the way to measure your progress. Our faculty will guide and support you.

    4. Finally: When you have completed your program requirements, it’s time to celebrate at our HSE Graduation!

    Contact us today! We’re ready to help you achieve your goals and earn your High School Equivalency Diploma.


    Where can I find classes?

    Adult Education Center at the Tops Plaza
    999 East Ridge Road
    Rochester, NY 14621

    Daytime Classes
    Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–11:30am

    Evening Classes
    Monday and Wednesday: 5:00pm–8:00pm

    Cost and more details

    Our classes are FREE to those who qualify!

    • There is a $50 non-refundable registration fee each academic year.
    • Students will meet minimum benchmarks to progress through the program toward TASC readiness.
    • A strict attendance policy is enforced.
    • Please see our Policies.

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    TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion™ is a registered trademark of CTB McGraw-Hill.