Placement Test

Applicants to Rockhurst High School must take the High School Placement Test (HSPT). This test will be given at Rockhurst on either Saturday, December 8, 2018 or Saturday, January 12, 2019. Check in is at 8:00 a.m. in McGee Hall. Testing begins at 8:30 a.m. To register for the Placement Test at Rockhurst, simply check the box in your online application. Rockhurst weighs the test given on either day equally and there is no benefit or detriment to taking the test on one date over the other date. 

If you have not applied to Rockhurst, there is no registration necessary for the test.  Walk-in test takers are welcome.

Rockhurst's Admission Committee evaluates placement test scores when considering a candidate's potential to succeed in a college preparatory environment.  Test results also help determine advanced class placement and summer school attendance.

Placement Test FAQs

Q. What do I need to bring to the placement test?

A. #2 Pencils and your $15 test fee in cash, check or money order.

Q. Are calculators allowed?

A. No, calculators are not allowed.

Q. What time will students be finished?

A. Testing will finish at approximately 12:15pm.  Students are invited to a complimentary pizza lunch after the test.  Students will be finished with lunch at approximately 12:30pm.

Q. Which test does Rockhurst give?

A. Rockhurst gives the High School Placement Test (HSPT).

Q. Does Rockhurst offer extended time testing for students with learning differences? 

A. Yes, Rockhurst offers an extended time test for students with learning differences on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 8:30am.  Click here for documentation requirements for extended time testing.

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