The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is a nationally recognized standardized test that is used as part of the admissions process at Bishop Ireton High School. It is for current 8th grade students that are applying to a Catholic High School in the Diocese of Arlington. The two and a half hour timed exam includes subject areas consisting of verbal skills, quantitative skills, reading, mathematics and language skills. The results of the HSPT are used as part of the admissions consideration and scholarship consideration to determine course placement should the student be admitted to Bishop Ireton High School.
Students attending middle schools in the Diocese of Arlington will take the exam at their school. Students who attend other private or public schools must register to take the exam on one of the dates below.
The HSPT testing dates for the 2019-20 school year are:
Testing Date: December 1, 2018
Makeup Date: January 12, 2019
There is a $35 testing fee, which can be made payable to Bishop Ireton High School.
If testing dates have passed and you are looking to apply for the upcoming school year and have not taken the HSPT, please contact the admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org.