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Bakersfield Adult School’s Assessment Centers are located in Room 121 (for ESL), in the North Wing of the campus (enter gate 2 from Mount Vernon).

For Basic Skills, GED and HS Diploma, report to Room 505 (enter gate 4 from Mount Vernon).

Placement Tests are required for registration into any one of the following programs:

  • Diploma (Independent Study)
  • GED
  • Basic Skills
  • ESL (English as a Second Language)
  • ESL (Distance Learning)

These assessments are administered as follows:
Mondays 8:00 am; 1:00 pm;
Two weeks prior to each quarter with possible additional assessments depending on space availability.


Tuesdays 8:00 am; 1:00 pm; and 5:30 pm
Two weeks prior to each quarter with possible additional assessments depending on space availability.

(When there is a Monday holiday, testing will be offered Tuesday 8:00am, 1:00pm and 6:00pm,)