Students must take the Keystone Exams for purposes of federal accountability. The exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in the subject areas of Algebra I, Literature, and Biology.
The PSAT 8/9 is the first exam in the College Board's "SAT Suite". The purpose is to establish a starting point in terms of college and career readiness as students transition to high school.
The annual Pennsylvania System School Assessment provides an understanding of student and school performance related to the attainment of proficiency of the academic standards.
The PSAT is a great primer for the SAT, and even the ACT, but it’s more than just a trial run. PSAT scores are used to identify National Merit Scholars and award merit scholarships.
MAP Growth provides teachers with accurate, and actionable evidence to help target instruction for each student or groups of students regardless of how far above or below they are from their grade level.
11 & 12th Grade
The purpose of the SAT is to measure a high school student's readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants.