Keystone Exams

  • The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in the subject areas of Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Literature, English Composition, Biology, Chemistry, U.S. History, World History, and Civics and Government. Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, Keystone Exams in the following subjects were developed by the Department and made available for use by school districts, AVTSs and charter schools, including cyber charter schools:
    • Algebra I
    • Literature
    • Biology

    The Keystone Exams are one component of Pennsylvania's statewide high school graduation requirements. Keystone Exams will help school districts guide students toward meeting state standards.

Keystone Makeup

  • The Bethlehem Area School District is publicly stating that we are not scheduling a make-up session for the entire Spring 2020 cohort during the delayed testing window.  Our students will be afforded the opportunity to take the Keystone Exam that was cancelled during either the Winter 2020-21 or Spring 2021 administration.