On Thursday, August 25, all campus offices will open at 2 p.m. due to staff development activities. We apologize for any inconvenience.

On Friday, August 26, offices will be closed so all DCCCD employees may participate in the district's annual Conference Day.

Tests Offered »

TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education)


The TABE provides tests to assess literacy level work skills and English asa Second Language skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The TABE is an assessment for non-degree and certificate seeking students.

Who should take the test?
  • ESL students
  • Middle College students

Can I arrange a test time? Yes!
  • See a Continuing Education advisor.
  • Obtain a testing referral form.
  • Schedule a testing time with the Testing Center. 
  • First test is free
  • Test retakes are only permitted by Continuing Education Department.

Walk-ins are welcome, provided there is space.
The TABE measuring instruments provide:
  • Assessment
  • Placement
  • Growth
  • Literacy level
  • Prediction and prediction information