High School Placement Test Prep Course
St. Catherine of Siena Academy offers a HSPT Prep Course for eighth graders. This course offers an in-depth review of material that will be tested on the High School Placement Test, as well as helpful study tips.
When: Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Where: St. Catherine of Siena Academy (28200 Napier Road, Wixom, MI 48393)
Cost: Please bring a $50.00 check made payable to St. Catherine of Siena Academy with your student’s name in the memo line.
We also recommend the paperback workbook by Peterson’s, Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams 2020. This is not required, but your daughter may find it useful.
High School Placement Test (HSPT) – Open to all 8th graders
All 8th graders need to take the High School Placement Test, which is a required part of the admissions process for all Catholic high schools within the Archdiocese of Detroit. This test is administered several times throughout the year. St. Catherine of Siena Academy offers the HSPT on the dates below. Both girls and boys are welcome to take the test at SCA.
In order to be eligible for our Pope St. John Paul II Academic Scholarship, students must take the test in November or December.
- Saturday, November 23, 2019
- Saturday, December 7, 2019*(accommodation for extended time available this date)
- Saturday, February 1, 2020
*Accommodations testing approval requires official documentation, and a copy of the IEP, 504 Plan, or School Accommodation Plan. Please email the documentation to our Guidance Counselor firstname.lastname@example.org by November 28, 2019.
We cannot accept walk-ins for accommodations unless the proper forms have been emailed prior to test date.
Please note: All incoming freshmen SCA must take the HSPT.
Test Day Details:
- We ask that your child arrive by 7:45 to ensure a timely check in.
- All tests will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m.
- Testing should be completed by 12:00 p.m.
Please Bring the Following:
- Number two pencils and pens
- Bottle of water
- A snack
- Wear comfortable clothing