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Entrance Exam Information


Holy Ghost Prep gives the HSPT - High School Placement Test

Families can request HGP accept SSAT scores by contacting the admissions office directly.

  • It is recommended that students send in their applications prior to the entrance exam test date.  However, applications will be available to complete the morning of the test. 

  • The exam includes 298 multiple choice questions and a short free response essay.

  • Answers are right or wrong - no partial credit is given for questions that are skipped

  • Check-in for the exam will begin at 8:00 am in the Fieldhouse.

  • Students should bring two sharpened #2 pencils.

  • Calculators are not allowed.

  • Students will be given a short break during the exam and are welcome to bring a snack to have at that time.  Students will be unable to purchase any snack.

  • Students will return to the Fieldhouse at approximately 11:30 am.

  • Beginning at 8:45 am, Ryan Abramson, Director of Admissions, will lead any interested parents through a presentation about Holy Ghost Prep and related admissions issues in the Fieldhouse.  This informal presentation is a valuable opportunity for parents to learn more about the admissions process and Holy Ghost Prep.

  • Coffee and refreshments will be available for all parents during the exam period beginning at 8:45am.     

  • Test results will be mailed about two weeks from the date of the exam.

  • Interviews will be scheduled by the admissions office for all qualified candidates.

     

 

HGP's rowing program has one student-athlete rowing in college (La Salle University freshman Zach Geiser, right) and a second one, HGP senior Grayson Bautz (left, in red shirt), poised to be a collegiate coxswain at Holy Cross in 2018-19.
Holy Ghost Prep set a record on Giving Tuesday, raising $24,640 from 78 donors on Nov. 28. This year's Giving Tuesday campaign surpassed last year's amount by almost $10,000.

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