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Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes prepare students for entry into the GED®  program. This course of study provides student instruction in reading, math and language skills. Students may take these classes to move into GED®  preparation class or to improve skills before entering college or vocational training.

East Area Adult School
300 Bridgers Ave, Auburndale
Class Times

Monday-Friday
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Tuesday-Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

West Area Adult School
604 S. Central Ave, Lakeland
Class Times

Monday-Friday
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Tuesday/Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Orientation:


• Held every Tuesday between 1:45 PM and 5:45 PM
• Walk-in orientation (No need for students to call or sign up)

Off-Site Classes:

City Location Address Time Hours Apply
Bartow Bartow High School 1270 Broadway Avenue, Portable 99-727 Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM 499-2835
Bartow Bartow High School 1270 Broadway Avenue, Portable 99-727 Tuesday / Thursday  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 499-2835
Davenport Davenport Community Campus 8 Palmetto Street W Tuesday - Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 965-5475
Fort Meade Gause Riverside Academy 1002 NE 6th Street Tuesday - Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 965-5475
Haines City Bethune Neighborhood Center 915 Avenue E Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 965-5475
Lake Wales Lake Wales High School 1 Highlander Way Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM 965-5475
Lakeland First Baptist Church 1010 Memorial Boulevard Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM 499-2835
Lakeland Polk State College 3425 Winter Lake Road, Room LAC1203 Tuesday / Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 499-2835
Lakeland Sleepy Hill Middle School 2215 Sleepy Hill Road, Room 418 Tuesday / Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 499-2835
Mulberry Mulberry High School 1 Panther Place, Room I2 & D1 Tuesday / Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 499-2835
Wahneta Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission 2150 Bomber Road  Tuesday / Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 965-5475
Winter Haven Career Source Polk 500 N Lake Howard Drive Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 965-5475
Winter Haven Career Source Polk 500 N Lake Howard Drive Monday - Thursday 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM 965-5475
Winter Haven Polk State College 999 Avenue H Northeast Tuesday / Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 965-5475
Winter Haven Ridge Technical College 7700 State Road 544 Tuesday - Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 965-5475