Placement Test

For 8th Graders Only

Pre-registration for the HSPT (High School Placement Test) is required. Please designate a test date that you will attend.  Due to space limitations, we may not be able to accommodate walk-ins.

Special parent information sessions will be held the morning of each test, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

The Placement Test Fee is $20, which is non-refundable. Please note that registration is not complete until payment is made by either credit card or check.

Arrive for the test no later than 8:45 a.m. Bring 2 pencils. No calculator is necessary.

Dates for Fall 2018

Sign up for one of the first three dates, and you’ll be eligible to earn a $2,000-$5,000 renewable scholarship if you are among the top scorers.  Registration will be available in August.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m. – Noon
  • (scholarship qualifier)
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 12, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m. – Noon
  • (scholarship qualifier)
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 19, 2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m. – Noon
  • (scholarship qualifier)
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 9, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

  • 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • (NOT a scholarship qualifier)
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, February 2, 2019

  • 9:00 a.m. – Noon
  • (NOT a scholarship qualifier)
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2019

Summer High School Placement Prep and Test for admission to Padua Franciscan

  •  Prep with Test: Tuesday, June 12 – Friday, June 15, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (this time slot is full)
  • Prep with Test: Tuesday, June 12 – Friday, June 15, 2018. Prep from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Test on Friday from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  

Students will benefit from an expert briefing on the study skills needed to score well on the test.  As part of this preparation, each student will receive a copy of the 550 page Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams study guide.

On the last day, students will have the opportunity to take the Padua Placement Test and count it as their “official” score for 2019 Padua enrollment.  If they are not satisfied with their score, they will have an opportunity to retake the test in the fall at no additional cost.

Your experience starts at 1 p.m. and is completed at 4 p.m. each day.  Test will be on Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Program is limited to 70 students.

The $120 (non-refundable) cost includes:

  • Enrichment in Math and English
  • High School Placement Test Preparation
  • Free 550 page placement test study guide
  • Opportunity to take HSPT (in summer and fall)

Grades 8 is full.  Please call Mrs. Shuman at 440-845-2444 x123 if you have questions.



For additional information, contact:

Mrs. Ann Marie Frattare ’94
Director of Admissions
440.845.2444 x184