Student Assessment and Evaluation


Student Assessment and Evaluation is responsible for the administration of provincial, national, and international assessments. PLANS provides reliable and accurate data to assist in educational decision making at all levels: student, home, school, school board, and province.

Assessment Schedule

Student Assessment and Evaluation administers a comprehensive assessment program which provides reliable and accurate data about student performance in mathematics and literacy. The Program of Learning Assessment for Nova Scotia (PLANS) is responsible for the administration of international, national, and provincial assessments and examinations. Student Assessment and Evaluation develops, administers, scores, and reports on English and French provincial assessments and examinations.

Please click on the following links for a complete schedule of assessments:


Open Data

Nova Scotia’s Open Data portal is now available. The portal provides access to more than 130 government data collections, including provincial assessment results, and is available to individuals, researchers, and entrepreneurs.