WHAT IS AGE?
AGE stands for Adult General Education. It includes English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), and General Educational Development (GED).
HOW MANY SEMESTERS DO YOU HAVE?
We have 2 semesters: Fall Semester (July – December) and Spring Semester (January – June)
CAN I GET FINANCIAL AID FOR MY CLASSES?
No, however, agencies such as Career Source, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Childhood Development Services may assist with payment. We cannot guarantee their help. If you are homeless, you may qualify for a waiver with appropriate documentation.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Cash, local check, Visa, MasterCard, or debit card.
CAN I GET A REFUND IF I CHANGE MY MIND?
No refund will be given after the 3rd class meeting after initial enrollment for the term.
WHAT DOCUMENTATION DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES?
Please bring a photo ID or a passport and your social security card if applicable.
HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES?
You must be at least 16 years old.
DOES MY PARENT/GUARDIAN NEED TO COME WITH ME TO REGISTER?
DO I HAVE TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM MY SCHOOL?
Yes, students under the age of 18 must provide official documentation of school withdrawal.
DO I HAVE TO TAKE A TEST BEFORE MY CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED?
Yes, all students must take a placement test. ESOL students will take the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS); GED students will take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
IS IT POSSIBLE TO FAIL THE PLACEMENT EXAM?
No, the placement tests are not pass/fail. They help us to determine your current level and customize a learning plan to meet your needs.
WHAT SUBJECTS ARE ON THE TABE?
Language, Reading, and Math