Entrance Exams

8th Grade Entrance and Placement Exam- Class of 2021

Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. or Sunday, November 20 at noon

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.

Salesianum is offering an HSPT Prep Test Course this year. Please click here for additional information. 

7th Grade Practice Entrance Exam- Class of 2022

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.

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.