HSPT Test Prep Courses

HSPT: Everything you Need to Know

The HSPT, or the High School Placement Test is a nationally recognized admissions exam required for many independent or private high school institutions across the United States. Successful performance on the HSPT test can be the gateway to an outstanding high school education for your child, and can also be used by Private High schools for scholarship selection and curriculum placement.

Comprised solely of multiple-choice questions, the HSPT features four distinct sections: Reading, Language Skills, Mathematics, and Cognitive Skills. The fifth section, Science, is optional. Comprising over 300 questions, the HSPT exam takes the average 8th grade student roughly 2.5 hours to complete.

Each student is permitted to take the HSPT exam only once; in select circumstances re-testing is allowed, but is under the discretion of the school. For this reason, adequate preparation for this entrance exam is extremely beneficial, to set your child up for success the first time around!

HSPT Test Prep Courses at St. John’s Prep

As education leaders, St. John’s Prep is proud to offer convenient, high-quality, co-ed prep courses for the HSPT high school admission tests. With a combination of tailored tutoring, small group sizes and carefully chosen practice material, our HSPT exam preparation programs provide students with:

  • Effective strategies for math and verbal problems
  • Extensive practice with HSPT questions
  • Foundation necessary to boost confidence

Prior to enrolling your child within a test preparation program, ensure you have consulted your top choice schools to understand which test is required for admission.

ISEE Support at St.John’s Prep

St. John’s Prep offers convenient, high-quality ISEE test prep courses to prepare students for success in taking admissions tests for middle school. These co-ed test prep courses are taught by teachers specifically trained in test preparation, and are open to students from St. John’s Prep and as well as students from other schools.

At St. John’s Prep, we offer ISEE prep courses for both the Lower Level (entrance to grades 5 & 6) and Middle Level (for entrance to grades 7 & 8) ISEE Tests. Each of these exam preparation programs focus upon:

  • Effective strategies for math and verbal problems
  • Extensive practice with ISEE questions at the Lower and Middle levels
  • Foundation necessary to boost confidence and scores

Our knowledgeable and experienced faculty help students prepare with the test-taking skills necessary to read and solve problems efficiently and accurately; eliminate incorrect answers and make wise educated guesses; and increase speed without compromising accuracy. Each of our teachers are trained in test preparation, and offer these co-ed courses to students from St. John’s Prep and as well as students from other schools.

Following completion of their HSPT Prep Course, students will have a customized study program based on their individual areas of strength or weakness, to ensure that they maintain momentum leading up to their scheduled exam date. All materials, including HSPT practice tests, are included.

But don’t take our word for it

 

“ I was so grateful that I was able to register in St. John’s Exam Prep program before taking my HSPTs in Grade 8. I really struggled with math in my last year of middle school and was really concerned that it was going to hurt my HSPT score, which I needed to get into my first-choice high school. My course tutor was so patient and helped by giving me more material focused on the math skills that I needed to improve. Needless to say, I crushed my HSPT exam, and some of the study skills even came in handy during my first year of high school!”

Lindsay, Danvers MA

 

St. John Prep’s Exam Preparation Courses are offered throughout the school year and during the summer.

Give your child the skills and confidence they need to conquer the HSPT exam and kick-start their high school career. For enrollment dates or to learn more about test prep courses offered at St. John’s Prep, click here.

Middle School Entrance Exams

Successful performance on the ISEE or the SSAT tests can be the gateway to an outstanding middle school education for your child. We offer convenient, high quality, co-ed, prep courses for both the Lower and Middle level ISEE and SSAT.

  • Effective strategies for math and verbal problems
  • Extensive practice with ISEE and SSAT questions at the Lower and Middle levels
  • Foundation necessary to boost confidence and scores

Our faculty help students prepare with the test-taking skills necessary to read and solve problems efficiently and accurately; eliminate incorrect answers and make wise educated guesses; and increase speed without compromising accuracy. All materials included.

Successful performance on the ISEE or the SSAT tests can be the gateway to an outstanding middle school education for your child. We offer convenient, high quality, co-ed, prep courses for both the

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High School Entrance Exams

Successful performance on the HSPT or the SSAT tests can be the gateway to an outstanding high school education for your child. We offer convenient, high-quality, co-ed prep courses for the HSPT and the SSAT high school admission tests. Courses use practice material carefully chosen to provide students with:

  • Effective strategies for math and verbal  problems
  • Extensive practice with HSPT and SSAT  questions
  • Foundation necessary to boost confidence

Our faculty help students prepare with the test-taking skills necessary to read and solve problems efficiently and accurately; eliminate incorrect answers and make wise educated guesses; and increase speed without compromising accuracy. All materials included.

Successful performance on the HSPT or the SSAT tests can be the gateway to an outstanding high school education for your child. We offer convenient, high-quality, co-ed prep courses for the HSPT and

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College Entrance Exams

St. John’s Prep offers convenient, high-quality, co-ed courses to prepare students for the SAT and ACT. Courses use practice materials chosen to provide students with effective problem strategies by subject and extensive practice with actual test questions. Courses include full-length practice exams.

St. John’s Prep offers convenient, high-quality, co-ed courses to prepare students for the SAT and ACT. Courses use practice materials chosen to provide students with effective problem strategies by

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College Entrance Exams – New Summer and Fall 2020 Courses listed!

Summer 2020 SAT Prep Course

This course will provide students (rising 10-12th grade) planning to take the SAT-1 exam with strategies and practice designed to improve performance on the day of the test.

School Year SAT Course

This course will provide students (rising 10-12th grade) planning to take the SAT-1 exam with strategies and practice designed to improve performance on the day of the test.

College Essay Writing: 1-on-1 Tutoring

For the student looking for personalized instruction with the college Common Application essay, a SJP English teacher will help brainstorm ideas, recommend a topic uniquely personal to the student, provide feedback on drafts, and offer final proofreading.

SAT/ACT Mathematics Tutoring: One-on-One

For the student looking for personalized instruction on the math section of…

SAT/ACT English Tutoring: One-on-One

For the student looking for personalized instruction on the English section of the SAT and/or ACT test. An English teacher will delve into the grammar and reading comprehension nuances of these standardized tests.

SAT Refresher Course

This course will provide students (rising 10-12th grade) planning to take the SAT-1 exam with strategies and practice designed to improve performance on the day of the test.

Fall SAT Prep Course – Sundays

This course will provide students (rising 10-12th grade) planning to take the SAT-1 exam with strategies and practice designed to improve performance on the day of the test.

Winter SAT Prep Course – Session 2 – Sundays

This course will provide students (rising 10-12th grade) planning to take the SAT-1 exam with strategies and practice designed to improve performance on the day of the test.

High School Entrance Exams – New 2020 dates listed!

Summer HSPT Test Prep

This course offered at St. John’s prepares students for all areas of the exam. Practice tests as well as a carefully designed custom textbook are provided.

Fall 2020 HSPT and SSAT Test Prep

For students who plan to take both the HSPT and the SSAT, this course is designed to focus on the content and strategies for both tests.

Upper Level SSAT Test Prep

This course offered at St. John’s prepares students for all areas of the exam. Practice tests as well as a carefully designed custom textbook are provided.

Session 1: HSPT Test Prep

This course offered at St. John’s prepares students for all areas of the exam. Practice tests as well as a carefully designed custom textbook are provided.

Session 2: HSPT Test Prep

This course offered at St. John’s prepares students for all areas of the exam. Practice tests as well as a carefully designed custom textbook are provided.

Session 3: HSPT at Bellesini Academy

This course offered at Bellesini Academy in Lawrence prepares students for all areas of the exam. Practice tests as well as a carefully designed custom textbook are provided.

Session 4: Condensed HSPT Prep Course

This course offered at St. John’s prepares students for all areas of the exam. Practice tests as well as a carefully designed custom textbook are provided.

Middle School Entrance Exams – New 2020 dates listed!

Middle Level SSAT Session

SSAT prep classes at St. John’s Prep are designed to improve the students’ confidence and scores by teaching content, strategy and study habits for continued learning. All materials, including practice tests and textbooks are provided.

ISEE Lower Level Entrance Exam Session One

ISEE Test Prep classes at St. John’s Prep are designed to improve the students’ confidence and scores by teaching content, strategy and study habits for continued learning. All materials, including practice tests and textbooks are provided.

ISEE Lower Level Entrance Exam Session 2

ISEE Test Prep classes at St. John’s Prep are designed to improve the students’ confidence and scores by teaching content, strategy and study habits for continued learning. All materials, including practice tests and textbooks are provided.

Contact Info

If you have questions or would like to set up a tour, please call us at 978-774-1427.
Test Prep Center – Sandra Martin – eaglesedge@stjohnsprep.org
Director of Auxiliary Programs – Ryan Bird – rbird@stjohnsprep.org
We are here to help in any way.

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