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Keystone Exam Testing Information

The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in various subjects. Each school year the following Keystone Exams will be available: Algebra I, Literature and Biology. In future years, pending funding, additional Keystone Exams will be administered.

The Keystone Exams are one component of Pennsylvania’s proposed system of high school graduation requirements. Keystone Exams will help school districts guide students toward meeting state standards.

The following link will provide additional information and resources about Keystone Exams from thePennsylvania Department of Education website:



If you want to see information about what is in the exams, click on the links below.  There are examples of scoring criteria and sample questions for each assessment.

Visit http://www.portal.state.pa.us for additional information about Keystone testing.