Pennsylvania Keystone Exam for Algebra 1


Keystone exams are Pennsylvania’s end of course assessments in specific content areas. The Keystone Algebra 1 Exam consists of two test modules. The test contains multiple choice questions and open ended responses that are designed to assess student comprehension of Algebra. All students must take the Algebra 1 Keystone Exam to satisfy federal testing requirements. Pennsylvania students in grades 9 and below must pass Keystone Exams to qualify for a high school diploma.



The following students will take the Algebra 1 Keystone Exam in January 2014 during the testing window January 8 through January 22, 2014.

Juniors and sophomores who have completed Algebra 1 and who

  • did not take the Keystone Exam or
  • took the Keystone Exam and opt for the retest


Freshman students who have completed Algebra 1 and who

  • did not take the Algebra Keystone exam or
  • took the Algebra Keystone Exam and were not proficient


All Conestoga students currently enrolled in Algebra 1 will take the exam during the May 2014 testing window May 12 through 23, 2014.



Tests will be administered at Conestoga High School during the school day.



Students will be supplied with sample problems and practice tests in their current classes. The accompanying links can serve as additional resources for practice and review.