The Buffalo EOC Testing Center seeks to provide high-quality testing services for both Buffalo EOC students and the outside greater community. We strive to administer tests in a pleasant, technologically advanced environment with the aim of promoting satisfaction and achievement in reaching academic goals. Our objective to provide an ideal testing environment and maintain the integrity of all exams provided.
Buffalo EOC testing center administers a variety of test, but in addition to just testing, our staff is available to help students: complete testing applications (for our site and off-site testing locations), answer questions regarding the testing process, implement testing accommodations, retrieve scores, and figure out next steps; we are happy to help in anyway we can.
Go online to practice/ study for this test. You may access practice tests by clicking the link. https://wbte.drcedirect.com/TABE/portals/tabe These practice tests include detailed instructions for testing, and allow you to get comfortable using the tools used for actual test.
(Test Assessing Basic Education) is a diagnostic test used to determine a person’s skill levels and aptitudes. Many companies use it in hiring, promotions, or for selecting employees for training programs for skilled positions. The TABE test is also used by public service agencies who are guiding people into adult education programs, such as getting a high school equivalency (HSE), going to trade school, etc.
TABE tests skills and aptitudes in reading, math, and English, as you’ll apply them in the workforce or classroom. Although there’s -no such thing as passing or failing the TABE test, your score can determine your eligibility for many programs that can have a positive effect on your life situation. It’s important to be prepared for the test.
All potential Buffalo EOC students looking to enroll in our High School Equivalency Program or an Allied Health Program must take a TABE test as a part of their admissions process.
is a print-based reading and writing assessment. The test uses authentic situations specifically geared for Adult English language learners in the United States as the basis for test questions.
All potential Buffalo EOC students looking to enroll in our ESL classes are required to take the BEST Literacy test.
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has contracted with the GED Testing Service (GEDTS) for the provision of the NYS High School Equivalency (HSE) exam, beginning in January 2022. This exam will be the new assessment offered to obtain a High School Equivalency Diploma in New York State. The GED exam is a well-recognized test of the academic knowledge and skills needed for college and career readiness as defined by NYSED standards for adult education. The GED is currently used by over 40 states and previously served as the NYS HSE exam from the 1940s - 2014 when the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) was adopted. The Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) is discontinuing the TASC effective December 31, 2021.
The GED is available to students as young as 16 years who have officially exited high school and are looking to achieve their high school equivalency diploma. Buffalo EOC students and community members (those not enrolled as EOC students) who do not have a high school diploma are free to sign up for the GED on line. You can create a testing profile here: https://ged.com