City High State Testing



March 2019

  • Sophomores | PSAT Keystone Literature Test
    Thursday, March 7th



May 2019

  • Sophomore | Literature Test
    Tuesday, May 14th and Thursday, May 16th. Makeups Friday, May 17th

  • Junior | Keystone Biology Test
    Tuesday, May 14th and Thursday, May 16th. Makeups Friday, May 17th

  • Junior | Keystone Algebra Test (retakes)
    Tuesday, May 21st and Thursday, May 23rd . Makeups Wednesday, May 24th

June 2019

  • Junior | ACT Exams
    Saturday, June 8th


July 2019

  • Junior | Keystone Algebra Test
    Tuesday, July 16th and Thursday, 18th. Makeups on Friday, July 19th


Keystone Exams

The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in the subject areas of Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Literature, English Composition, Biology, Chemistry, U.S. History, World History, and Civics and Government. Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, Keystone Exams in the following subjects were developed by the Department and made available for use by school districts, AVTSs and charter schools, including cyber charter schools:*

Algebra I

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

ACT Testing

The ACT is a nationally recognized standardized tests and a common admission requirements for schools in the United States. The ACT is primarily for high school juniors and seniors which measures the students’ proficiency in critical skill areas — such as problem solving and reading comprehension — that are necessary for a student to have a college success.