The PLAN is the to the ACT, as the PSAT is to the SAT. The PLAN is designed to be taken in the fall of 10th grade, whereas the PSAT is generally taken in the fall of 11th grade. Newton South hosts the PSAT on October 19 (click here for more information). To see a summary of the differences between the SAT and the ACT, click here.
Newton North offers the PLAN test on November 2. The PLAN includes English, math, reading and science, plus questions on students’ interests for career and post-high school education planning. If your sophomore is interested in taking the PLAN exam, please contact Anthony Patelis at Newton North. For more information on the PLAN, click here.