Pennsylvania Keystone Exam for Algebra 1
Keystone exams are Pennsylvania’s end of course assessments in specific content areas. The Keystone Algebra 1 Exam consists of two test modules. The test contains multiple choice questions and open ended responses that are designed to assess student comprehension of Algebra. All students must take the Algebra 1 Keystone Exam to satisfy federal testing requirements. Pennsylvania students in grades 10 and below must pass Keystone Exams to qualify for a high school diploma.
WHO AND WHEN:
The following students will take the Algebra 1 Keystone Exam in January 2015 during the testing window January 7 through January 21, 2015.
Juniors who have completed Algebra 1 and who
- did not take the Keystone Exam or
- took the Keystone Exam and opt for the retest
Sophomores and Freshman students who have completed Algebra 1 and who
did not take the Algebra Keystone exam or
took the Algebra Keystone Exam, were not proficient and opt for the retest
All Conestoga students currently enrolled in Algebra 1 will take the exam during the May 2015 testing window May 13 through 27, 2015.
Tests will be administered at Conestoga High School during the school day.
Students will be supplied with sample problems and practice tests in their current classes. The accompanying links can serve as additional resources for practice and review.