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2024-2025 HSPT Information

Archdiocese of Newark & Diocese of Paterson

2024-2025 Cooperative Admissions HSPT Program


The High School Placement Test (HSPT) will be administered on Friday, November 8,2024 to 8th grade students seeking admission to participating Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Newark, the Diocese of Paterson, and Rockland County, NY.


September 1, 2024                Online registration for the November 8, 2024, opens

                                                at Registration Fee: $70.00.


September 20, 2024             Deadline for Catholic school 8th grade students to submit to

their elementary school any information requested by the school for HSPT registration


October 7, 2024                     Deadline for participating Catholic elementary schools to

                                                complete student registrations for HSPT or for students

                                                attending participating Catholic elementary schools to register

online individually, if instructed by the school


October 18, 2024                   Last day for those seeking approval for extended testing time to submit the “Eligibility Form for Extended Testing Time” and required documentation. See the Eligibility Formfor information about mailing or emailing the completed form.  Students applying for extended time must register for the HSPT at by October 25, 2024


October 25, 2024                   Last day to register for the November 8, 2024, HSPT


November 1-6, 2024              Test site admission letters distributed to those registered to take the HSPT


November 8, 2024                 HSPT administered to students (8:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.).

                                                For students with extended time accommodation (8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)


November 16, 2024               Makeup test for students registered for the November 8th test but unable to attend testing on November 8th due to illness or other unexpected circumstances.  The make-up test will be administered at several testing sites.


December 4, 2024                 Ninth Grade Applicant Records due in high schools


January 8, 2025                     Scholastic Testing Services sends HSPT results to students


January 17, 2025                 High School decision notifications sent to applicants