The Keystone Exams will be administered at Keystone Oaks High School during the winter testing phase from December 5-16, 2022. The exams will be administered to students who did not previously test with a score of proficient or above for Algebra I, Biology and Literature.
Section 4.4 of Chapter 4 of the State Board of Education Regulations provides for the right of any parents or guardians to excuse their children from the State Board of Education Regulations provides for the right of any parents or guardians to excuse their children from the State Assessments if, upon inspection of the testing materials, they find the Assessments to be in conflict with their religious beliefs. Parents or guardians may review the Assessments by making arrangements with the building principals. A Parent Confidentiality Agreement must be signed after the review concludes.
Attached you will find Information for Parents or Guardians on the Pennsylvania Keystone Exams. An additional attachment review the Pennsylvania Department of Education's policy prohibiting the use of cell phones or electronic devices during the Assessment.
Please contact your child's principal with any additional questions.
Shannon Varley, Ed.D.
Assistant to the Superintendent for Student Achievement