State Assessments

  • 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).
    ELA: Grades 3-8

    Monday, April 9, 2018 through Friday, April 13, 2018

    Math: Grades 3-8

    Monday, April 16, 2018 through Friday, April 20, 2018

    Science: Grades 4 & 8

    Monday, April 23, 2018 and Friday, April 27, 2018


    Monday, April 30, 2018 and Friday, May 4, 2018

    Hempfield High School Algebra 1, Biology & Literature January 8-22, 2018
    Centerville Middle School Algebra 1 May 14-25, 2018
    Landisville Middle School Algebra 1 May 14-25, 2018