Explore Plan ACT

EXPLORE, PLAN, ACT

Students in 8th through 11th grade will take a series of assessments, including EXPLORE, PLAN and ACT, to ensure students are on track to graduate from high school on time and with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and challenging 21st century careers. These tests assess student achievement of English, reading, math and science. Students earn a score in each subject and a composite score which reflects all subjects. These rigorous and nationally comparable assessments are a key tool to prepare for Common Core assessments, specifically as they allow for consistency in the measurement of college and career readiness from year to year.

EXPLORE

Students in 8th and 9th grades will take EXPLORE. This test is scored on a scale of 0 to 25.

PLAN

Students in 10th grade will take PLAN. This test is scored on a scale of 0 to 32.

ACT

Students in 11th grade will take the ACT, or American College Test. This test is scored on a scale of 0 to 36. The state average is 20.1 points.