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.

PLAN Tests
English Test Content and Number of Items
Punctuation 7
Grammar and Usage 9
Sentence Structure 14
Strategy 6
Organization 7
Style 7
Total 50
30 minutes
Mathematics Test Content and Number of Items
Pre-Algebra 14
Elementary Algebra 8
Coordinate Geometry 7
Plane Geometry 11
Total 40
40 minutes
Reading Test Content and Number of Items
Prose Fiction 8
Humanities 9
Social Sciences 8
Total 25
20 minutes
Science Test Content and Number of Items
Data Representation 10
Research Summaries 14
Conflicting Viewpoints 6
Total 30
25 minutes