Placement Test Prep Course

The High School Placement Test Prep Course is designed for eighth grade students who are motivated and focused on doing well on the High School Placement Test (HSPT). Students seeking to prepare for the test and approach it with a more positive attitude are encouraged to register for the course.

Students will be encouraged to apply the concepts they learn in the prep course to the HSPT that is offered at St. Elizabeth High School on the following two dates:

  • Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 8:30 am
  • Sunday, December 3, 2017 at noon

Prep Course Overview

St. Elizabeth High School offers eighth grade students a four day program that will help them in the following ways:

  • Improve their learning skills
  • Familiarize them with the High School Placement Test (HSPT)
  • Build confidence in their test taking abilities
  • Introduce them to an exciting high school experience


The HSPT Prep Course is designed to prepare students for the Diocesan High School Placement Test that St. Elizabeth High School uses for admission and scholarship consideration. The course will focus on helping students acquire greater expertise in reading, verbal, math, and test taking skills. The subjects covered will include:

  • Reading comprehension and vocabulary
  • Grammar, usage, and writing skills
  • Algebraic operations
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Time management
  • Test taking skills


Location: St. Elizabeth High School

Dates and Time: Monday, October 30, 2017 through Thursday, November 2, 2017; 3:30 pm till 5:40 pm.

Cost: $125.00 (includes textbook, tablet, pencils, and snacks)

Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to 30 students a session. A minimum of two sessions will be held.

Deadline for Enrollment: Friday, October 20, 2017

Cancellation Policy: Fees are refundable (minus cost of the textbook) if you cancel at least two weeks prior to the prep course. No refunds will be made after that time.

For more information about the course or to register, contact Mr. Matthew Haney ‘03, Director of Admissions, at or 302.656.3369 ext. 3039.

Click here to download a copy of the registration form.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Enrollment in the High School Placement Prep Course does not automatically register a student to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT).  Contact the St. Elizabeth High School Admissions Office to inquire about the process for registering for the HSPT.