Regarding PSSA Testing
Dear Parents and Guardians:
The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) testing window is quickly approaching. All students will be tested on Monday, April 15th, Tuesday, April 16th, and Wednesday, April 17th in English Language Arts (ELA). Thursday, April 18th and the week of April 22nd will be used as make-up days for students who may have been absent during one or more of the first three days of testing.
All students will be tested on Monday, April 29th and Tuesday, April 30th in Mathematics. Wednesday, May 1st, Thursday, May 2nd and Friday, May 3rd will be used as make-up days for students who may have been absent during one or more of the first two days of testing.
Eighth-grade students will be tested on Wednesday, May 1st and Thursday, May 2nd in Science. The remainder of the week will be used as make-up days for eighth-grade students who may have been absent during one or more of the first two days of testing.
All students will be using the paper and pencil version of the test. Testing will begin promptly at 8:00 am and conclude by 10:30 am each morning.
Homeschooled and NOLA students are invited to take the PSSAs on our campus. If you wish to have your child enrolled in the PSSA testing on our campus, call the office of the Middle School Counselors by Friday, March 29th at (570) 226-4557 ext. 3055.
Please review these three state-issued documents (Cell-Phone Policy and FAQs, Calculator Policy, and the Code of Conduct) at your leisure. If, after reviewing the documents, you have additional questions, please call the Middle School at the telephone number indicated above.