2017 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) Administration Dates

PSSA Subject


Test Dates

English Language Arts (ELA)

3 – 8

Tues. – Fri., April 4-7, 2017


3 – 8

Tues. – Thurs., April 25-27, 2017


4 & 8

Tues., Wed., May 2 & 3, 2017

Your child’s building principal will provide you with information regarding specific administration details.

If you would like to inspect this year’s PSSA exams, please contact your child’s building principal to schedule a date and time. You will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement, and no copies of the PSSA or notes about exam questions are permitted.  Appointments can be made on or after March 20, 2017.

Additional important PDE documents for the 2017 PSSA administration: