Basic Education (BASIC)

Classes are offered for people who want to improve:

  • Reading Skills
  • Writing Skills
  • Math Skills


Students will be given a skills assessment before being allowed to register. Students between 16 and 19 years old must get a Release of Student form from their high school before they can register for these classes.


$25.00 tuition per quarter.

Class Times and Locations

Basic Skills classes meet at various times and sites in Auburn, Kent, Enumclaw, and on the Main Campus. See quarterly class schedule for specific times and places.

Basic Education Classes

Adult Basic Education

Provides instruction in basic reading, writing and math for college entrance and success.

GED® Preparation

Helps students master the skills required in writing, social studies, science, reading, and mathematics to pass the GED® exam.

Adult Basic Math

Helps students improve basic math skills in order to function better in their daily lives, perform job-related math tasks or prepare for college-level math classes.

Adult Basic Reading

Provides students the opportunity to learn reading strategies and techniques that improve their understanding of reading materials for transition into college.

Adult Basic Writing

Helps students improve basic writing skills to help them communicate more effectively in writing for college readiness.

ABE/GED® Writing

This class prepares students for college-level writing classes and is a pre-requisite for English 081.

Basic Skills Review

Is for students who need to work on one of the basic skills areas.