Guidelines for opting out of State Testing are as follows:
STEP 1: Parent send a letter to building Principal that you plan to opt out or call the Guidance office
STEP 2: Parent review tests at school
STEP 3: Parent send a letter stating that you have reviewed the test and are opting out for religious beliefs.
The Pennsylvania legislature approved Act 158 which states that students in the graduating class of 2022-2023 must demonstrate proficiency on the Algebra I, Biology, and Literature Keystone Exams to graduate. This Act also identifies the alternative pathways that can be fulfilled to meet the graduation requirement, including the Keystone Composite score.