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Adult Basic Education / GED ® is designed to enable those who have not completed high school to earn the General Education Development (GED ®). Adult Basic Education also serves those needing a review of basic skills before entering other college programs.
Adult Basic Education / GED ® courses serve adults (18 years or older) who need to upgrade their skills in reading, writing, and math. Students are administered a placement test upon entry. This test is a Washington State requirement and is for placement purposes only. Program of study is then determined individually. Instruction is offered via individual study, structured courses, learning communities, and computers. The program is provided in both English and Bilingual/Spanish to meet individual student needs.



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Clarkston Campus
1470 Bridge Street
Clarkston, WA 99403

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Program Outcomes

ABE/GED ® Reading

  • Determine the reading purpose.
  • Select reading strategies appropriate to the purpose.
  • Monitor comprehension and adjust reading strategies.
  • Analyze the information and reflect on its underlying meaning.
  • Integrate it with prior knowledge to address reading purpose.
ABE/GED ® Writing
  • Determine the purpose for communicating
  • Organize and present information to serve the purpose
  • Pay attention to conventions of English language usage, including grammar, spelling, and sentence structure, to minimize barriers to reader's comprehension.
  • Seek feedback and revise to enhance the effectiveness of the communication.
ABE/GED ® Math
  • Understand, interpret, and work with pictures, numbers, and symbolic information.
  • Apply knowledge of mathematical concepts and procedures to figure out how to answer a question, solve a problem, make a prediction, or carry out a task that has a mathematical dimension.
  • Define and select data to be used in solving the problem.
  • Determine the degree of precision required by the situation.
  • Solve problems using appropriate quantitative procedures and verify that the results are reasonable.
  • Communicate results using a variety of mathematical representations, including graphs, charts, tables and algebraic models.