The Archdiocese of Cincinnati requires all 8th grade applicants to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT).
Students may take the test at any participating Catholic high school and indicate on the registration form three high schools in which to send your test scores. McNicholas High School is a testing site.
Students sign-up for the HSPT through the Archdiocese registration portal. Confirmation emails will be sent from Scholastic Testing Services (STS).
Registration for the HSPT opens August 1. Test registration fee is $30.
Students requesting accommodations on the HSPT must indicate the request when registering, submit the accommodation plan to the testing site coordinator, and submit an approval form signed by your grade/middle school principal.
HSPT Prep Course
McNicholas is offering a practice test and a test prep course to help students prepare for the HSPT.
The course is full for fall 2023. Please contact the Admissions Office with questions.
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