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Keystone Exam Overview

The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in the following subject areas:

  • Algebra I
  • Biology
  • Literature

Additionally, the Keystone Exams are one component of Pennsylvania's new system of high school graduation requirements.


Students who need to re-take a Keystone Exam will do so during the Winter Wave, while students who are currently enrolled in Algebra I, English 10, or Biology will take the corresponding Keystone Exam at the end of the course during the Spring Wave.
New Castle Area School District
420 Fern Street
New Castle, PA 16101

Phone: 724-656-4756 | Fax: 724-656-4767
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