Assessments

2017-2018 Testing Windows

Winter Wave Keystones, Grades 9-12
December 4-15, 2017

PSSA English/Language Arts, Grades 3-8
April 9-13, 2018

PSSA Math, Grades 3-8
April 16-20, 2018

PSSA Science, Grade 4 & 8
April 23-27, 2018

Spring Wave Keystones, Grades 9-12 &
8th grade Algebra I students
May 14-25, 2018

00 Assessment

Electronic Devices Policy

Parents are strongly encouraged to discuss with their children Pennsylvania Department of Education’s statement regarding the consequences of possession of electronic devices during testing: Electronic Devices Policy.

Parent Responsibilities

The following parent tips can help your child have a positive testing experience:

• Be sure your child gets plenty of sleep during the testing period. Adequate rest provides focus, alertness and clear thinking.
• Provide breakfast for your child. Starting the day right will boost your child’s energy.
• Avoid scheduling appointments during testing days.
• Be prompt for school. Being tardy can interfere with the testing process.
• Be your child’s cheerleader! Provide positive and uplifting encouragement for your child.
• Be familiar with the Parent/Guardian Frequently Asked Questions: FAQ sheet.

Find more parent tips HERE.

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