High School Placement Test

High School Placement Test (HSPT) – Open to all 8th graders

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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 17, 2018
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018*(accommodation for extended time available this date)
  • Saturday, February 2, 2018

*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 csitto@saintcatherineacademy.org by November 27, 2018

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

“Karen Ervin is a remarkable principal! She is a good administrator, but even more importantly, she is an excellent role model for the students. She is strong, confident, and a woman of tremendous virtue. She is unafraid and doing everything in her power to raise strong, Catholic women who will go out and ‘set the world ablaze’!”

SCA Parent

“[SCA] builds upon your faith and strengthen you academically throughout the four years in high school so that you are more than ready when you move on to college.”

Zina

“This school is not only college prep, it is life prep. I know that my daughter is being educated to go out and make a positive difference in the world. She will graduate with the confidence and courage to lead wherever she goes in life. I love the principal, the teachers, and the families. It is such a blessing to be a part of the SCA Family. I know the friends my daughter has made will be her sisters for life.”

SCA Parent

“The school lives up to their mission statement by unlocking the feminine genius in the girls who go there and providing us with the opportunity to discover who we are meant to be.”

MaryKatherine

“Recently attended an event at this school – very beautiful!”

Kenneth

“A crazy amount of extra curricular options-basically if you are passionate about it [SCA] will find a way to help you bring it to fruition!”

Leighanne

“Another thing I enjoyed about the school was the athletics. I played four different sports at this school and I had the same experience with all of them. The coaches really cared about me, not just how well I was performing and I was treated respectfully on and off the court. Further more, I felt that I was really being pushed physically and mentally during practice which I value in any activity.”

Alumna

“I LOVE this school. The teachers are excellent. Because the students are so friendly, it’s easy to fit in and make friends even if you have had a tough time at other schools. There is virtually no bullying and it is a very friendly, positive environment. Highly recommended.”

Alumna, Class of '17

“As a graduate of this school, I can attest to not only the strong education I received from SCA but also the strong foundation I was given in which I could build my own faith upon. I felt fully prepared for the ‘real world’ both academically and spiritually.” 

MaryKatherine

“I was among one of the very first classes SCA ever had. As a pioneer and a student to be a part of the foundation of clubs and classes that continue today, I am beyond proud of how far the school has come. There were many ups and downs during my four years but an amazing experience overall. Today at college I still look back on and cherish my times at SCA, thankful for the connections, education and sisterhood I acquired. I am looking forward to seeing many more young women carry on the traditions my class and recent classes have set for the future.”

Alumna, Class of '14