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 11, 2017, at Saint Joseph High School. Arrive at the Event Entrance side (Saint Louis Blvd.) beginning at 8:30 a.m. with testing concluding by 1:00 p.m. An additional HSPT will be held on November 18, 2017, for students unable to attend the November 11, 2017, test date.

The HSPT has six 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                 
General Science                40 questions              30 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.
Please call 574-233-6137 ext 524 or email Sue Ushela at for more information.