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Adult Basic Education (ABE) Classes – Orientation

December 31, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

A photo from a TCH graduation ceremony, where several students who took ABE classes earned their GED!

Adults who want to earn their GED or improve their basic skills can take Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes at Tacoma Community House. We are here to help students boost their skills in math, reading, writing, and computers. For some, earning their GED is a goal, while others want to improve their skills before going to college or applying for jobs.

ABE classes help students with:

  • Math, reading, writing, and computer skills
  • GED test preparation
  • Skills for college, technical school, etc.
  • Work and life skills

Cost, Eligibility & Class Schedule

  • $25 per quarter
  • Open to adults 18 and older
  • Classes run Monday through Thursday from 9am-12pm
    • Summer Quarter: July 8, 2019 to September 12, 2019
    • Fall Quarter: October 7th, 2019 to December 12, 2019

How to Enroll

If you are interested in ABE classes, you must attend an orientation at Tacoma Community House (1314 S. L Street, Tacoma, WA 98405). Orientations give students an opportunity to meet our Education team, complete paperwork, and schedule a testing appointment.

See more orientation dates on our calendar.

  • Bring what you have:
    • Picture ID
    • Social Security Card
    • Pay Stub or DSHS Award Letter
    • Green Card
    • VISA
    • I-94

Questions? Contact:

Charlene McKenzie, Education Services Assistant
(253) 383-3951


December 31, 2019
9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Tacoma Community House
1314 S L Street
Tacoma, 98405 United States