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PSSA Results

The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, also known as PSSA, measures how well students have achieved in reading, mathematics, science and writing according to Pennsylvania's world-class academic standards. By using these standards, educators, parents and administrators can evaluate their students' strengths and weaknesses to increase students' achievement scores.

Results

2018 PSSA Mathematics Results

​Grade​Total Number% Below Basic%​ Basic% Proficient% Advanced% Advanced/Proficient
​312256324.521.4
31.4
22.7
54.1
​4​12648129.8
26.7
25.8
17.8
43.5
​5​12686828.7
26.1
27.4
17.8
45.2
​6​12538529.7
30.8
24.8
14.7
39.6
​7​12422537.8
​23.322.8
16.2
38.9
​8​12478041.1
27.9
20.2
10.8
31.1

2018 PSSA English Language Arts Results

Grade​Total Number% Below Basic%​ Basic% Proficient% Advanced
% Advanced/Proficient
​312239710.426.144.419.163.5
​4126223
9.7
30.6
34.7
25.1
59.8
​5126761
8.9
31.7
45.4
14.0
59.4
​6125341
5.3
32.2
36.3
26.2
62.5
​7124226
2.5
35.5
44.3
17.7
61.9
​8124907
7.8
30.6
47.1
14.4
61.5

2018 PSSA Science Results

​Grade​Total Number% Below Basic%​ Basic% Proficient% Advanced% Advanced/Proficient
​41263535.419.139.735.875.5
​8​12441722.223.933.520.453.9