• ---  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 21-23 (Tu-Th) May 8, 2020
Mathematics Grades 3-5 April 29-30 (W-Th) May 8, 2019
Science Grade 4 May 5-6 (Tu-W) May 3, 2019

Middle School

Assessment /Grade(s) PSSA Test Dates Make-Up Date
English Language Arts Grades 6-8 April 21-23 (Tu-Th) May 8, 2020
Mathematics Grades 6-8 April 29-30 (W-Th) May 8, 2020
Science Grade 8 May 5-6 (Tu-W) May 8, 2020
Assessment Winter Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I December 10-11 (Tu-W) December 13, 2019
Assessment Spring Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra 1 May 12-13 (Tu-W) May 22, 2020
Assessment Summer Keystone Test Dates Testing Window Closes on
Algebra I July 27-28 (M-Tu) n/a

High School

Assessment Winter Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I December 10-11 (Tu-W) December 13, 2019
Literature January 7-8 (Tu-W) January 17, 2020
Biology January 14-15 (Tu-W) January 17, 2020
Assessment Spring Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I May 12-13 (Tu-W) May 22, 2020
Literature May 14-15 (Th-F) May 22, 2020
Biology May 19-20 (Tu-W) May 22, 2020
Assessment Summer Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I July 27-28 (M-Tu) n/a
Literature July 29-30 (W-Th) n/a
Biology July 29-30 (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.