HSPT Information

Who Takes the High School Placement Test?
Current 8th-grade students should register for the High School Placement Test (HSPT) through Scholastic Testing Services (STS). It is a required part of the Saint Mark's High School admissions process.

Test Dates
The HSPT will be held on Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th, 2019.
Registering for the HSPT
Registration will be available through Scholastic Testing Services (STS) in mid-September.

Cost of the HSPT
The fee for the test is $65. You may pay at the time or registration by credit or debit card or by cash or a check made payable to The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington.

On the Day of the Test

Students may dress comfortably for the exam. Please bring the following items to the test:

1. A snack and beverage for breaks. Please avoid peanut or tree nut snacks and glass bottles. 

2. Two #2 pencils

3. If you have not yet paid the registration fee, please bring cash or a check made payable to The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, in the amount of $65.

*Calculators are not permitted.

Apply to Saint Mark’s
After registering for the HSPT, students should complete a Saint Mark's online application by clicking here, if they have not already done so.

After the HSPT
Please sign and return the "Permission for Release of Records" form found below. Upon receipt of the signed copy, we will send a Recommendation Form to your child's current school, along with a request for school records. It is not required for you to submit separate recommendation forms.

Permission for Release of Records