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 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, 2019

    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