High School Placement Test

High School 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 7, 2019 or Saturday, January 11, 2020 (POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER). Check in is at 8:00 a.m. Testing begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. To register for the Placement Test at Rockhurst you will click on the links to the right once those links go live in mid-late September.

HSPT reschedule dates: Due to the postponing of our Jan. 11 and 18 test dates, our next reschedule date is Friday, Feb. 14.  Please register at the above link.

To register for the placement test, please us the registration link above. If you cannot pre-pay for any reason please contact the admissions office by email at bjerome@rockhursths.edu or by phone at 816-363-2036 ext. 557

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.

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Michael Comiskey

    Mr. Michael Comiskey 

    Director of Admissions & Marketing
    (816) 363-2036 ext. 559
  • Photo of Beth Jerome

    Mrs. Beth Jerome 

    Assistant Director of Admissions
    (816) 363-2036 ext. 557

Placement Test FAQs

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • What do I need to bring to the placement test?

    Only two #2 Pencils, This year families will use our pre-pay option when registering online for the HSPT. If you need to pay in cash or check please notify the admissions office at bjerome@rockhursths.edu or call 816-363-2036 ext. 557.
  • Are calculators allowed?

    No, calculators are not allowed.
  • What time will students be finished?

    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.

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Which test does Rockhurst give?

    Rockhurst gives the High School Placement Test (HSPT).
  • Can I take the HSPT Test more than once?

    Yes, you can take the HSPT test more than once.
  • Does Rockhurst offer extended time testing for students with learning differences?

    Yes, Rockhurst offers an extended time test for students with learning differences on all test dates. Please provide documentation to Scott Reagan, Academic Services Coordinator: sreagan@rockhursths.edu