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The HSPT Test is a mandatory exam that’s a required step of the admissions process.

HSPT Entrance Exam

*All dates are tentatively scheduled and subject to change due to adjustments made for COVID

Saturday, January 8, 2022
8:30 - 11:30 AM

Registration Deadline:
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

The Diocese of Oakland will administer the High School Placement Test (HSPT) at each of the eight East Bay Catholic high schools on Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 8:30 - 11:30 AM.

The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is required of all applicants. All students must register online for the HSPT by January 4, 2022.

Please register to take the test at a school to which you have applied (including Carondelet). You only have to take the test once. Parents will receive a copy of their student’s results via email directly from Scholastic Testing Service several weeks after the test.

Parents: Please arrive no later than 8:15 AM in front of the Garaventa Center at Carondelet, where a guide will greet you and escort your student to their seat.

Students: Bring at least two #2 pencils to the test. Calculators are not allowed.

Full Info and Registration

Students who need to request extended time, please complete the optional Accommodation Request by Friday, December 10. This is in your application checklist on SchoolAdmin.


HSPT Prep and Practice

Carondelet hosts an optional prep course for 8th-grade girls and boys in December. We also host a practice test 7th-grade girls and boys in May.

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