Taking EXPLORE 9th grade tells you things you need to know—to plan your high school courses, prepare for the ACT, or choose a career direction.
9th grade: April 24, 2012 EXPLORE
April 25, 2012 Practice PLAN
PLAN contains four curriculum-based assessments: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. The assessment is based on the major areas of high school and postsecondary instructional programs and measures the skills and knowledge needed for college success. PLAN also includes a career exploration component that stimulates students' thinking about future plans and relates personal characteristics to career options.
10th grade: April 24, 2012 PLAN
April 25, 2012 Practice ACT
The Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) measures the achievement of grade 11 students in reading, math and science. The PSAE includes three components: (1) the ACT, which includes the ACT battery of four multiple-choice tests (English, mathematics, reading, and science), (2) an ISBE-developed science assessment, and (3) two Work Keys assessments
11th grade: April 24, 2012 PSAE
April 25, 2012 PSAE