Campus closed Mon., May 28 for Memorial Day

Shoreline’s campus and all College services will be closed on Mon., May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. The College will reopen for regular business operating hours on Tues., May 29. 

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Adult Basic Education (ABE)

ABE classes build skills for life, work and school.

What can I gain from ABE classes?

  • Improve your reading, writing and math skills
  • Build basic skills for college
  • College placement and other test preparation
  • Gain employability skills

Who can take ABE classes?

In order to take the classes you must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Not be enrolled in a high school
  • If you are an ESL student, you must be in level 6 or higher

How do I get started?

Attend an ABE/GED/HS21+ intake session. Visit our office or call 206-546-4602 to sign up for the next session. The 2-hour session includes:

  • General information about Adult Basic Education and high school completion options
  • Completion of your registration paperwork
  • Placement test: you will take assessment tests in reading and math

Class times

Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters (September - May):

  • Daytime classes meet Monday through Thursday
  • Evening classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.

Summer Quarter (June - August):

  • Classes meet Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 
Contact Us

Transitional Programs Office


Shoreline Community College
5205 Foss Building
16101 Greenwood Avenue N Shoreline, WA 98133-5696

Mon - Thurs 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Estimated Costs Per Quarter
  Tuition $25
+ Parking $45 plus tax

What are options for high school equivalency at Shoreline?