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Keystone Exams

PSSA and AYP Results

Keystone Resources

Assessment Update (PDF)

PDE Guidance Document
for Online Testing


Testing Calendars:

2013-2014 Keystone Testing Windows (PDF)

Keystone Exams Testing Windows 2014-2016 (PDF)

Preliminary Keystone Exams Testing Windows for 2016-17 and 2017-18 (PDF)

Testing Accommodations:

2015 PSSA and Keystone Accommodations Guidelines (PDF)

2015 Accommodations Power Point Presentation (PDF)

2015 Accommodations Webinar

2014-15 Accommodations Guidelines for English Language Learners (PDF)

Pennsylvania Online
Calculator Manual

Pennsylvania Calculator Policy (PDF)

Other Materials:

Keystone Exam Scale
Score Ranges

Application for Educator
Assessment Committees

The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in the subject areas of Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Literature, English Composition, Biology, Chemistry, U.S. History, World History, and Civics and Government.

The Keystone Exams are one component of Pennsylvania's new system of high school graduation requirements. Keystone Exams will help school districts guide students toward meeting state standards.

Getting Ready for the 2015 State Assessments (PowerPoint)

Getting Ready for the 2015 State Assessments (Webinar Recording)

2011 State Summary Reports
Administration Materials
Assessment Anchors/Eligible Content
Item and Scoring Samplers
General Scoring Guidelines
Report Interpretation Guides
Technical Reports