Placement Test
The High School Placement Test (HSPT) will help to validate a student's readiness and proper placement into classes.

All incoming students are required to take the High School Placement Test.

It will be held on November 16, 2019, at Saint Joseph High School. Arrive at the Event Entrance side (Saint Louis Blvd.) beginning at 8:30 a.m. with testing beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding by 12:30 p.m. An additional HSPT will be held on December 7, 2019, for students unable to attend the November 16, 2019 test date.

The HSPT has five multiple-choice sections and an essay section which break down as follows:  

Verbal Skills                       60 questions        16 minutes
Quantitative Skills            52 questions        30 minutes
Reading                              62 questions        25 minutes     
Mathematics                     64 questions        45 minutes                 
Language                           60 questions        25 minutes                 
Essay                                                                 30 minutes

The testing fee is $20 and can be paid on the day of testing (cash, check, or money order).
Students will need to bring two #2 pencils.

Students with an IEP/ILP/CaLP plan requiring extended testing time will need to submit a copy of the IEP/ILP/CaLP plan prior to the testing date and reserve a place for testing.
Please call 574-233-6137 ext 524 or email Sue Ushela at for more information.