• ---  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 26-28, 2022 May 6-13, 2022
Mathematics Grades 3-5 May 3 & 4, 2022 May 6-13, 2022
Science Grade 4 May 10 & 11, 2022 May 6-13, 2022

Middle School

Assessment /Grade(s) PSSA Test Dates Make-Up Date
English Language Arts Grades 6-8 April 26-28, 2022 May 6-13, 2022
Mathematics Grades 6-8 May 3 & 4, 2022 May 6-13, 2022
Science Grade 8 May 10 & 11, 2021 May 6-13, 2022
Assessment Winter Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I December 7 & 8, 2022 December 15, 2022
Assessment Spring Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra 1 May 16 & 18, 2022 May 27, 2022
Assessment Summer Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra 1 July 25-28, 2022 July 29, 2022

High School

Assessment Winter Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I December 7 & 8, 2021 December 15, 2021
Literature January 5 & 6, 2022 January 14, 2022
Biology January 11 & 12, 2022 January 14, 2022
Assessment Spring Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra I May 16 & 18, 2022 May 27, 2022
Literature May 19 & 20, 2022 May 27, 2022
Biology May 24 & 25, 2022 May 27, 2022
Assessment Summer Keystone Test Dates Testing Window closes on
Algebra 1 July 25-28, 2022 July 29, 2022
Literature July 25-28, 2022 July 29, 2022
Biology July 25-28, 2022 July 29, 2022

PASA Testing Dates

Assessment PASA Test Dates
Reading & Math: Grades 3-8 and 11 March 14-20, 2022
Science: Grades 4, 8, and 11 March 14-20, 2022
  • 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 Dawn Mader, Director of Assessment.