School District Of The City Of York
Delayed start in effect for youngest students during PSSA testing weeks
In order to provide maximum accommodation and support to all of our students during the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), it has become necessary to delay the start of school for Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First and Second grades at all schools in the School District of the City of York.
While students in grades 3-8 are taking the PSSA, all students in Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First and Second grades will have a two-hour delayed start on:
Monday, April 15
Tuesday, April 16
Wednesday, April 17
Thursday, April 18
Monday, April 29
Tuesday, April 30
Wednesday, May 1
Thursday, May 2
Friday, May 3
On the days listed above, students in Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First and Second grades should report to school at 10 a.m. Please note that breakfast will not be served for students for Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First or Second grades on these dates.
Students in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 should report to school at their regular start time. Breakfast will be served to students in grades 3 through 8. Please encourage your student to come to school prepared to do well on the PSSA.
All students at William Penn Senior High School will come to school at their regularly scheduled time and be dismissed at their regularly scheduled time on each of the days listed above.
Due to the Easter Holiday, all schools in the District are closed on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22.
Students who are bused to school will follow a normal full-day schedule unless parents are contacted by the building principal with changes.
Please contact your child’s school with any further questions regarding the change of schedule during the PSSA testing.
A letter sent home with this information is in the PDF below.