Adult Basic Education

Spring ABE, GED and ESL classes start February 2nd
Please call 240-500-2313 to register

New student orientations begin in January 2016
Schedule an Orientation Appointment online

Individuals who have not earned a high school diploma are eligible to attend classes to improve their basic skills in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies through teacher-directed lessons, computer-based programs, and independent work outside of class. Students ages 17 to 18 must not be currently enrolled in public school to qualify. All students are assessed at the orientation session and then are placed into the appropriate class level:

  • ABE Beginning class strengthens student skills in basic math, reading, and writing. This class is free.
  • ABE Intermediate class builds on the upper elementary skills in math, reading, and writing. This class is free.
  • ABE Advanced class goes beyond basics and introduces students to middle level math, reading, and writing. This class is free.
     
  • ASE - GED®-level class is for students placing at grade levels 10-12. Classes are offered in Language Arts/Social Studies and in Math/Science as preparation for successful completion of the GED® test. This class is free.