Our Placement Test is typically administered on the first Saturday after our school returns from the Christmas holiday. All incoming 9th and 10th grade students are expected to take the test for the application process. You must register for the test, and there is a nonrefundable testing fee.
We use the High School Placement Test-HSPT with Scholastic Testing Service, Inc. It is a test that is used readily across the nation for admission to independent or Catholic high schools. It is a closed form of testing; therefore, we use a scoring/leasing program with the company. All testing materials must be returned each year. This particular test asks questions in two general areas: cognitive skills and basic skills. There are subcategories within the cognitive skills of verbal and quantitative and subcategories in basic skills of reading, language and mathematics.
Feel free to visit the Scholastic Testing Service website to learn more about the HSPT.
The first testing date for those applying for the 2018-19 school year takes place on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Registration for the first pool of testing opens on November 3, 2017.
To test in the first pool, applicants must….
- First, complete and submit the online application electronically using the button on the right, “APPLY NOW”. Online applications for the first pool will close on January 5, 2018 at noon.
- Secondly, the registration form for the Test must be printed, completed and mailed in with the nonrefundable testing fee. The form for the 2018-19 testing will be available at our Open House on 11-2-17 and the following day online.
- Lastly, forward a recent photo of your child with the testing form/fee or email a digital copy to the admissions office .
NOTE: You must complete the online application and submit BEFORE registering for the Placement Test.