Adult Basic Education (ABE)

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The mission of the ABE Program at Bellevue College is to offer a flexible program to meet the diverse needs of the adults of the Greater Eastside Community to become more self-sufficient.  Students will be able to function independently, participate more fully in a global economy, and exercise the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

ABE math classes help students learn math operations and use math in real situations.  In the four different levels, they develop skills to:

  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers.
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, fractions and percents.
  • Solve basic algebra and geometry problems.

ABE English classes help students improve their reading and writing skills.  In the three different levels, they develop skills to:

  • Read articles, short novels, maps, graphs, charts, and other types of writing.
  • Write sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

To Register for ABE classes:

  • Contact the ABE Program at: 425-564-2067, or
  • Attend a 3-day ABE Orientation, including completion of required reading, writing, and math assessments.
  • Pay $25 registration fee, tuition waiver is available for those who qualify.

Call the ABE/GED program, 425-564-2067, for more information.
Flyer – pdf form