Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

Testing is by appointment only. Call the Testing Center at 850-973-9451 to schedule an appointment and pay testing fees by phone at 850-973-1610.

Students enrolling in certificate programs may be required to undergo a skill assessment process utilizing the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). The TABE assessment is conducted before enrollment or in the first six weeks of enrollment. For specific test score requirements, see program descriptions. The TABE can also be used to prepare adult students for taking the General Education Diploma (GED) test.

  • TABE testing is available at NFC several times each week.
  • Tests are given by appointment only.
  • The testing fee for the TABE is $10.00 and must be paid at the Business Office (Bldg. 2) prior to testing.
  • Bring your receipt and photo ID to the Testing Center, Building 16, fifteen (15) minutes prior to test time.
  • Please note limited seating is available; you must pre-register for each test.
  • TABE Sample Practice Items are available here. Select Sample Items A.
  • TABE Online Tools Training is available here. Select TABE 11 &12 Topics and Level A.


  • Cost per TABE exam is $10

“NFC is an accessible campus. If you have a disability and need an accommodation for this test, please set up an appointment with the Office for Student Disability Services at 850-973-1683 or 850-973-1611 (TTY) at least five working days before the test. Bring your disability documentation to this appointment. After the meeting and the paperwork review, the appropriate accommodations will be provided.”