Test Prep Programs

Entrance Exam Test Prep Program for 8th Graders (Class of 2022 Candidates)

This 8-week program is designed to prepare 8th grade boys and girls for the High School Placement Test (HSPT). Session are held on Saturdays (Sept. 16th to Nov. 4th) at the Prep from 9:00am to 11:55 am. Current Prep students supplement teachers' instruction by tutoring 8th graders in reading and mathematics. The cost of the Entrance Exam Test Prep Program is $500.

>>Click HERE to register for the Test Prep Program

Note: Boys who register for this program will receive a fee waiver to use when completing an online admission application to the Prep. The fee waiver will be given to students after the first session on Saturday, September 16th.

For questions about the Entrance Exam Test Prep Program curriculum, please contact Dr. Tom Farren '94, Director of the Test Prep Program and the Modern Language Department Chair at the Prep, at tfarren@sjprep.org

For question about registration, please contact Lorrie McKenna, Admissions Counselor, at 215-978-1954 or lmckenna@sjprep.org.

Test Prep for 8th Graders - Fall 2017 (All Classes Held at St. Joe's Prep)
Saturday
September 16
Test Prep Program for 8th Grade Begins
Saturday
September 23
Test Prep Program for 8th Grade
Saturday
September 30
Test Prep Program for 8th Grade
Saturday
October 7
Test Prep Program for 8th Grade
Saturday
October 14
Test Prep Program for 8th Grade
Saturday
October 21
Test Prep Program for 8th Grade
Saturday October 28
Test Prep Program for 8th Grade
Saturday November 4
Test Prep Program for 8th Grade Ends

6th & 7th Grade Entrance Exam Practice Test

Sixth and seventh grade boys and girls may take a Practice Test on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The test will begin at 8:30 a.m. Registered students should arrive no later than 8:15 a.m. The test will last approximately four hours. The test administered is the H.S.P.T. (High School Placement Test). Students who score in the top percentiles on the entrance exam practice test will be eligible for a scholarship to our Pre-7th & Pre-8th Summer Program. The cost of the Entrance Exam Practice Test is $60.00.

>>Registration for the 6th & 7th Grade Entrance Exam Practice Test Opens in 2018

Spring 2018 Test Prep Program for 7th Graders (Class of 2023 Candidates)

This program prepares students in 7th grade to begin taking high school entrance tests at Philadelphia-area Catholic and private schools. Modeled on the Test Prep Program for 8th graders, this NEW program is specifically designed for 7th graders to support their primary school curriculum work, to broaden their content in Math and English, and to use Latin and Greek for reading comprehension and critical analysis.

>>Registration is now closed for the 7th Grade Test Prep Program

 

St. Joseph's Preparatory School
1733 West Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130
tel: 215.978.1950
fax: 215.765.1710
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