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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
​3 122563 24.5 21.4
31.4
22.7
54.1
​4 ​126481 29.8
26.7
25.8
17.8
43.5
​5 ​126868 28.7
26.1
27.4
17.8
45.2
​6 ​125385 29.7
30.8
24.8
14.7
39.6
​7 ​124225 37.8
​23.3 22.8
16.2
38.9
​8 ​124780 41.1
27.9
20.2
10.8
31.1
2018 PSSA English Language Arts Results
 
Grade ​Total Number % Below Basic %​ Basic % Proficient % Advanced
% Advanced/Proficient
​3 122397 10.4 26.1 44.4 19.1 63.5
​4 126223
9.7
30.6
34.7
25.1
59.8
​5 126761
8.9
31.7
45.4
14.0
59.4
​6 125341
5.3
32.2
36.3
26.2
62.5
​7 124226
2.5
35.5
44.3
17.7
61.9
​8 124907
7.8
30.6
47.1
14.4
61.5
2018 PSSA Science Results
 
​Grade ​Total Number % Below Basic %​ Basic % Proficient % Advanced % Advanced/Proficient
​4 126353 5.4 19.1 39.7 35.8 75.5
​8 ​124417 22.2 23.9 33.5 20.4 53.9