Pennsylvania System of School Assessments Testing

posted Mar 10, 2012, 9:45 AM by Robin Seneta   [ updated May 6, 2012, 6:13 AM ]

  Beginning Monday, April 16th students in grades 5, 8 & 11 will begin taking Writing PSSA Assessments followed by Science on April 23 for grades 4,8 and 11.  You can help your child prepare for the assessments by ensuring they attend school, get plenty of sleep and eat a good breakfast.  Encourage your child to try their best and “show what they know”.  These assessments provide information important information for students, parents and teachers and help the Girard School District to evaluate our current educational practices and make changes as needed.

If you have any questions contact your building principal or Mrs. Donna Miller, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment at millerd@gsd.k12.pa.us.

Date: April 16-20

Type: Writing

Grades: 5, 8 & 11


Date: April 23-27

Type: Science

Grades: 4,8 & 11