PSSA Information & FAQs

  • 2023-2024 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment

    The State of Pennsylvania is assessing students in all public schools utilizing the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA).  The assessment measures student understanding in the areas of English Language Arts including Writing, Math and Science; based on the Pennsylvania Core Standards. 

    These assessments will be administered to all students in Grades 3 through 8 beginning Wednesday, April 24, 2024

    The PSSA English Language Arts and Math Assessments will begin promptly at 9:00am each day and conclude at approximately 11:00am.  The Grade 4 PSSA Science assessment will be administered in two separate sessions on Thursday, May 2, 9:00am-11:00am and  Friday, May 3, 9:00am-11:00am.

    Testing Schedule (9:00am-11:00am)

    • ELA – 3rd and 4th grade - Wednesday, April 24, Thursday, April 25, Friday, April 26, 2024
    • Math – 3rd and 4th grade – Tuesday, April 30 & Wednesday, May 1, 2024
    • Science – 4th grade only – Thursday, May 2 & Friday, May 3, 2024

    Below are some additional PSSA resources-

    Click here -2023-2024 PSSA Frequently Asked Questions-Information For Parents/Guardians

    Click here - 2023-2024 Pennsylvania Department of Education - PSSA Electronic Device Policy