Entrance Exams

Class of 2021 Entrance and Placement Exam

Salesianum uses the admissions test as the primary tool in evaluating candidates; however, also important are the student’s transcript, teacher recommendations and legacy status. The school administers the Closed Catholic High School Placement Exam (HSPT). This a national exam used by 85% of Catholic high schools. Please click here for information on entrance exam accommodations for students with special learning needs.

A make-up exam for prospective members of the Class of 2021 will need to be scheduled for any student applying to Salesainum who did not test in November. Please contact the Admissions Office.  You will need to complete the Application for Admission. 

Class of 2022 Practice Entrance Exam (7th Graders)

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. Click here to register.

Seventh graders are invited to take the entrance exam as a practice test. Students wishing to prepare for the exam may invest in a high school placement prep book designed for the Closed Catholic High School Exam (HSPT), but should not attempt to cram for the exam. The best preparation is consistent dedication to studies and a good night’s sleep.

    Test Details for 7th Grade Practice Exam

  • The non-refundable fee for the exam is $65.00.
  • Students should arrive by 8:15 a.m. and are usually dismissed around 11:45 a.m.
  • Students should bring two number 2 pencils.
  • Calculators are not permitted.
  • Dress is casual.
  • Registration is required for this exam. Please click here to register.