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Testing Information

Pearson Vue Testing Center
Paramount Adult School is an authorized Pearson Vue Testing Center. We offer hundreds of tests that are administered Monday through Thursday in between our morning and evening classes and on Fridays all day. Please visit the Pearson Vue website for registration information.

GED® Test (General Education Development)
For information about the GED® Test, please refer to official GED® Website
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CAHSEE Test (California High School Exit Exam)
The CAHSEE exam is currently suspended.

TABE Test (Test for Adult Basic Education)
The TABE test is usually offered twice a month both morning and evening. If you want to take the HSD and GED® classes, it is required that you take this test prior to registering. You need to score an 80 or more to qualify for the HSD or GED classes. You are exempt from TABE testing if you have passed the CAHSEE exam for Language Arts or were previous concurrent students registering immediately after checking out of H.S.
Schedules and Fees

CASAS Test (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System)
CASAS is the most widely used competency-based assessment system in the United States designed to assess the relevant real-world basic skills of adult learners. CASAS measures the basic skills and the English language and literacy skills needed to function effectively at work and in life. At PAS, the CASAS test is administered electronically and/or via paper and pencil on a monthly basis.

ESL Test (English as a Second Language)
This test is for students who already have some knowledge of English and is used to determine which level would be best for them.
Schedules and Fees