The following information provides students and parents with updates about state assessments and protocols established by the state and district to implement the assessments.Chapter 4 of the Pennsylvania School Code requires the development of rigorous academic standards and assessments, applicable only to the public schools in this Commonwealth, to facilitate the improvement of student achievement and to provide parents and communities a measure by which school performance can be determined.
The provisions of Chapter 4 require the state to develop assessments to that determine student proficiency in the Academic Standards for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Technology. The tables below outline the assessments for grade levels (PSSAs) and assessments upon specific course completion (Keystones).PSSA
ELA: Grades 3-8
Monday, April 15, 2019 through Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Math: Grades 3-8
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 and Thursday, April 25, 2019
Science: Grade 4
Monday, April 29, 2019 and Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Science: Grade 8
Tuesday, April 30, 2018 and Wednesday, May 1, 2019Keystone
Hempfield High School Algebra 1, Biology & Literature January 7-18, 2019 Centerville Middle School Algebra 1 May 13-24, 2019 Landisville Middle School Algebra 1 May 13-24, 2019
Winter 2019 Keystone InformationSpring 2019 PSSA InformationLinks to come as information is made available from Pennsylvania Department of Education.Spring 2019 Keystone InformationLinks to come as information is made available from Pennsylvania Department of Education.