ABE

  • The Adult Basic Education (ABE) program provides educational opportunities for individuals wishing to learn reading, writing and mathematics, or for individuals wishing to take remedial basic academic skills in preparation for earning a General Educational Development (GED) diploma. ABE prepares the students for transitioning into the labor market or higher academic or vocational training.

    Adult Basic Education:

    Innovative,non-graded, planned, self paced, individualized instruction designed to develop basic skills in reading, writing, mathematics and the English language for students who perform at or below the eighth grade level.

    Admissions

    Adult Learning Center Osceola programs are open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older. Applicants seeking enrollment into one of ALCO's programs must take a placement test and pay for registration/tuition. For more information, please see the Admissions page.

    Average Program Length

    The length of the program depends on the functioning level of the students skills, determined by the placement test and the student’s motivation. Therefore, the length of each of the program varies with each student. A computerized learning center for drill and practice, and individual tutoring can be provided to assist students’ progress.

    Registration

    Persons enrolling for classes should do so at the ALCO Main or Poinciana Campuses. Enrollment in classes is based on space availability, so it is important that you register prior to the start of the class. Please see the Admissions page for more information.

    Insurance

    ALCO does not carry student accident insurance. Adults are advised to carry their own insurance.

    Refunds

    NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN TO STUDENTS WHO VOLUNTARILY WITHDRAW FROM THE CLASS IN WHICH THEY HAVE ENROLLED. You will be notified only if the class you want is full or cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

     

ABE Class Schedule

  • ALCO Main Campus

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    8:00 am - 11:00 am

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    11:45 am - 2:45 pm

    Tuesday & Thursday
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    ALCO Poinciana Campus

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    8:00 am - 11:00 am

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    11:45 am - 2:45 pm

    Tuesday & Thursday
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    ALCO St. Cloud Campus

    Tuesday & Thursday
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm