PSSA Proficiency Results

Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) includes assessments in English Language Arts and Mathematics which are taken by students in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. Students in grades 4 and 8 are administered the Science PSSA. The English Language Arts and Mathematics PSSAs include items that are consistent with the Assessment Anchors/Eligible Content aligned to the Pennsylvania Core Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics. The Science PSSA includes items that are aligned to the Assessment Anchors/Eligible Content aligned to the Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Science, Technology, Environment and Ecology.
PSSA Proficiency Results - Math
Report Area # Scored % Advanced % Proficient % Basic % Below Basic
2011-2012
Chambersburg 4,327 35.2% 32.7% 16.9% 15.2%
Fannett Metal 276 31.9% 37.0% 14.9% 16.3%
Greencastle 1,573 52.9% 27.1% 13.1% 6.9%
Tuscarora 1,297 36.9% 33.9% 16.9% 12.6%
Waynesboro 2,121 52.7% 29.7% 12.5% 5.2%
Franklin County 9,594 42.1% 31.4% 15.2% 11.3%
PA 878,768 47.2% 28.4% 13.3% 11.1%
2012-2013
Chambersburg 4,591 33% 32% 19% 16%
Fannett Metal 257 27% 40% 21% 12%
Greencastle 1,568 47% 32% 13% 7%
Tuscarora 1,327 37% 35% 16% 12%
Waynesboro 2,221 47% 33% 14% 6%
Franklin County 9,964 39% 33% 17% 12%
PA 910,314 42% 30% 15% 12%
2013-2014
Chambersburg 4,562 37% 30% 18% 15%
Fannett Metal 258 31% 31% 22% 16%
Greencastle 1,562 47% 31% 14% 9%
Tuscarora 1,299 37% 35% 15% 13%
Waynesboro 2,236 46% 32% 14% 8%
Franklin County 9,917 41% 31% 16% 12%
PA 905,050 43% 29% 15% 14%
2014-2015
Chambersburg 4,770 9.1% 28.9% 33.3% 28.7%
Fannett Metal 278 9.9% 29.3% 36.6% 24.2%
Greencastle 1,653 15.3% 35.1% 30.1% 19.5%
Tuscarora 1,299 11.8% 34.7% 32.3% 21.3%
Waynesboro 2,365 18.1% 32.6% 30.7% 18.6%
Franklin County 10,365 12.5% 31.4% 32.2% 23.9%
PA 912,646 13.9% 29.2% 30.4% 26.5%
* Full academic year; No PASA/PSSA-M scores. Percentages were rounded to the nearest tenth. Proficiency percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
Data Source: PA Department of Education

PSSA Proficiency Results - Reading (2013-2014 called Reading/Literature, 2014-2015 called English Language Arts/Literature)
Report Area # Scored % Advanced % Proficient % Basic % Below Basic
2011-2012
Chambersburg 4,327 31.2% 37.6% 16.3% 14.9%
Fannett Metal 265 23.0% 40.8% 18.1% 18.1%
Greencastle 1,546 41.8% 38.3% 12.0% 7.9%
Tuscarora 1,301 32.5% 37.0% 14.7% 15.8%
Waynesboro 2,103 38.3% 38.7% 14.5% 8.6%
Franklin County 9,542 34.4% 38.0% 15.0% 12.6%
PA 876,089 36.5% 35.5% 14.4% 13.7%
2012-2013
Chambersburg 4,591 27% 39% 18% 16%
Fannett Metal 257 19% 42% 22% 18%
Greencastle 1,568 36% 40% 14% 10%
Tuscarora 1,327 29% 42% 16% 13%
Waynesboro 2,221 36% 40% 15% 10%
Franklin County 9,964 30% 340% 16% 14%
PA 909,616 32% 38% 16% 14%
2013-2014
Chambersburg 4,543 30% 36% 16% 17%
Fannett Metal 258 22% 38% 21% 19%
Greencastle 1,562 40% 39% 13% 8%
Tuscarora 1,303 31% 42% 14% 13%
Waynesboro 2,235 33% 41% 15% 12%
Franklin County 9,901 32% 39% 15% 14%
PA 904,165 32% 37% 15% 15%
2014-2015
Chambersburg 4,745 15.1% 45.6% 27.4% 12%
Fannett Metal 278 11.4% 46.2% 31.9% 10.6%
Greencastle 1,652 18.9% 52.3% 123.3% 5.4%
Tuscarora 1,299 14.1% 51.2% 26.7% 8.0%
Waynesboro 2,357 18.5% 48.1% 26.1% 7.4%
Franklin County 10,331 16.3% 48.0% 26.4% 9.3%
PA 908,984 11% 27.6% 45.5% 15.9%
* Full academic year; No PASA/PSSA-M scores. Percentages were rounded to the nearest tenth. Proficiency percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
Data Source: PA Department of Education

PSSA Proficiency Results - Science
Report Area # Scored % Advanced % Proficient % Basic % Below Basic
2011-2012
Chambersburg 1,787 24.3% 36.0% 26.2% 13.5%
Fannett Metal 136 22.8% 33.8% 24.3% 19.1%
Greencastle 675 23.6% 35.7% 28.9% 11.9%
Tuscarora 512 37.1% 40.2% 22.5% 10.2%
Waynesboro 897 24.6% 34.4% 28.3% 12.6%
Franklin County 4,007 24.5% 36.1% 26.6% 12.8%
PA 372,975 27.8% 33.7% 24.1% 14.4%
2014-2015
Chambersburg 2,014 27.5% 38.6% 18.9% 15.0%
Fannett Metal 127 23.0% 42.9% 20.6% 13.5%
Greencastle 726 28.2% 41.7% 17.1 13.0%
Tuscarora 578 35.6% 39.8% 15.2% 9.4%
Waynesboro 996 31.6% 36.5% 19.7% 12.2%
Franklin County 4,441 29.5% 38.9% 18.3% 13.3%
PA 387,004 29.1% 35.7% 17.8% 17.4%
* Full academic year; No PASA/PSSA-M scores. Percentages were rounded to the nearest tenth. Proficiency percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
Data Source: PA Department of Education

2012 PSSA Proficiency Results - Writing
Report Area # Scored % Advanced % Proficient % Basic % Below Basic
Chambersburg 1,732 5.0% 66.3% 25.9% 2.8%
Fannett Metal 132 2.3% 45.5% 42.4% 9.8%
Greencastle 722 12.9% 68.7% 17.3% 1.1%
Tuscarora 541 20.0% 57.9% 21.1% 1.1%
Waynesboro 920 4.9% 67.4% 24.3% 3.4%
Franklin County 4,047 8.3% 65.2% 23.9% 2.6%
PA 281,679 8.6% 64.6% 24.3% 2.5%
* Full academic year; No PASA/PSSA-M scores. Percentages were rounded to the nearest tenth. Proficiency percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
Data Source: PA Department of Education
Website Updated August 2016

2012 PSSA Profficiency Results