Welcome to the Pennsylvania tests page, with resources on tests and testing services in Pennsylvania in such areas as academic tests, professional licensing exams and driving tests.
Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) - Pennsylvania students are required to take the PSSA tests. They are tested in reading and mathematics in third through eighth grade and again in 11th grade. Students are also tested in writing in grades 5, 8 and 11, and in science in grades 4, 8, and 11.
Pennsylvania Medical Assistant Certification Exam - Find information on how to become certified or registered as a medical assistant in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Plumbing Exams and Licensure - Find information on testing and licensing requirements to become a plumber in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Auctioneers Tests and Licensing - Auctioneers must pass the Pennsylvania Auctioneer Exam to receive their license. The test is a computer-based multiple choice exam administered by a third party on a daily basis. Applicants can take the exam twice, but must take more training if they fail both times.
Pennsylvania Barbers Tests and Licensing - Barbers must take both a theoretical test and a practical test. The former is a computer-based test with multiple choice questions on the science of barbering and laws. The practical assesses a student's skill at shaving, cutting hair and other tasks essential to the profession.
Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Exams and Licensure - Pennsylvania requires funeral directors to pass the Funeral Directors Licensure and Endorsement Examination. The two-part test covers laws, policies and procedures. It is taken on a computer. The second part is a practical. It must be scheduled at least 30 days in advance. The fee for both exams is $190.
Pennsylvania Driving Tests - The state of Pennsylvania requires all new drivers to take a road skills test in order to qualify for their driver's license. They must hold a learner's permit before taking the road skills test. No tests are required for new residents with a valid out of state license.