• ---  ELECTRONIC DEVICES ARE NOT PERMITTED IN TESTING ROOMS  ---

    Electronic Devices are NOT PERMITTED in the testing room including: Cell Phones/Smart Phones/Electronic Devices/E-Readers/Nooks/Kindles/iPads/Tablets/Camera Ready Devices.  Violation of this rule will result in a "Do Not Score" label on the student's test booklet, as well as confiscation of the device and a Level II offense.

PSSA, Keystone, & PASA Exam Testing Dates

  • The West Chester Area School District is offering an opportunity to retest in August for any middle or high school student whose “best” score is non-proficient on the Biology or Algebra Keystone Exam.

    Below are the actual testing dates for the WCASD. These dates fall within the time frame provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Elementary School

Assessment /Grade(s) PSSA Test Dates Make-Up Date
English Language Arts Grades 3-5 April 24-26 (W-F) May 3, 2019
Mathematics Grades 3-5 April 30- May 1 (Tu-W) May 3, 2019
Science Grade 4 May 2- May 3 (Th-F) May 3, 2019

Middle School

Assessment /Grade(s) PSSA Test Dates Make-Up Date
English Language Arts Grades 6-8 April 24-26 (W-F) May 3, 2019
Mathematics Grades 6-8 April 30- May 1 (Tu-W) May 3, 2019
Science Grade 8 May 2- May 3 (Th-F) May 3, 2019
Assessment Winter Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I December 11-12 (Tu-W) December 14, 2018
Assessment Spring Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra 1 May 14- 15 (Tu-W) May 24, 2019
Assessment Summer Keystone Test Dates Testing Window Closes on
Algebra I July 29-30 (M-Tu) n/a

High School

Assessment Winter Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I December 11-12 (Tu-W) December 14, 2018
Literature January 9-10 (W-Th) January 18, 2019
Biology January 15-16 (Tu-W) January 18, 2019
Assessment Spring Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I May 14-15 (Tu-W) May 24, 2019
Literature May 16-17 (Th-F) May 24, 2019
Biology May 22-23 (W-Th) May 24, 2019
Assessment Summer Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I July 29-30 (M-Tu) n/a
Literature July 31- August 1 (W-Th) n/a
Biology July 31- August 1 (W-Th) n/a
  • Additional information on the PSSA Assessments and Keystone Exams may be found through the links located in the left column. Should you have any questions, please contact Steve Werner,  Assessment Supervisor.