Quickly and accurately measure and report the basic skills and Educational Functioning Levels (EFLs) progress of your students.

The Wonderlic General Assessment of Instructional Needs (GAIN)® basic skills test was specifically developed as a better alternative to measure EFLs as defined by the 
National Reporting System.

  • Approved by the US Department of Education  for use in OVAE-funded Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs
  • Easy to administer, easy for students and easy to interpret - you and your students will spend less time with assessments
  • Extensive documentation of validity and reliability
  • Pretest, progress test and a post-test for all Adult Basic Education (ABE), programs
  • Measures all Educational Functioning Levels on one form—no Locator Test needed!



  • 45-minute literacy skills test and a 45-minute math skills test – shorter testing time is better for students
  • Can be administered separately or together
  • Suitable for both youth and adult learners
  • Measure National Reporting System EFLs
  • Single form administration - no locator required
  • Simple administration – no out of range results and decreased test administrations
  • Flexible administration – paper-and-pencil or online

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