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State Assessments

The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) includes assessments in English Language Arts and Mathematics which are taken by students in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. Students in grades 4 and 8 are administered the Science PSSA.

Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments in designated content areas (Algebra I, Biology, and Literature).

Testing Windows:

Assessment

Dates

Grade/Course

ELA PSSA 

April 25, 26, 27, 2022

Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8

Math PSSA

May 2, 3, 2022

Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8

Science PSSA

May 9, 10, 2022

Grade 4 and 8

Keystone Literature

Winter Wave:            December 1, 2, 2021

Spring: May 16, 17, 2022

English 10

Keystone Algebra

Winter Wave:                    December 7, 8, 2021

Spring: May 18, 19, 2022

Algebra I

Keystone Biology

Winter Wave:                    December 3, 6, 2021

Spring: May 20, 23, 2022

Biology