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TEST PREP CENTER

St. John’s Prep offers convenient, high-quality courses to prepare students for success in taking admissions tests for middle school (SSAT and ISEE), high school (HSPT and SSAT) and college (PSAT, SAT, ACT). Taught by teachers trained in test preparation, these co-ed courses are open to students from St. John’s Prep and as well as students from other schools. Classes are offered throughout the school year and during the summer.

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. Courses use practice material carefully chosen to provide students with:

  • 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.

SSAT Middle Level Entrance Exam

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

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 Middle Entrance Exam

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.

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.

Summer HSPT and SSAT Prep

This course is designed for students taking either the HSPT, the SSAT or both, as part of their application process for high school admission.

Fall 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

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

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.

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. Each class prepares students to cope effectively with the different types of questions they will encounter introduces a particular type of question students will encounter on the exam. Classes also include timed practice sessions. To achieve the maximum benefit, students should attend all classes. Courses are offered in the summer and during the school year.

SAT Prep

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.

PSAT/NMSQT Prep for High Achievers

This course is designed for those students who want to challenge themselves to be in the top half of one percent of students taking the PSAT/NMSQT.

ACT Prep

The ACT, American College Test, is a national standardized test designed to assess students knowledge of English, Mathematics, Reading and Science.  The test consists of four subject tests with a total of 215 multiple choice questions and a 40-minute writing test.

SAT/ACT Mathematics Tutoring: One-on-One

SAT/ACT English Tutoring: One-on-One

Session A: 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.

Session B: 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.

SAT Prep (Fall)

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.

AP Exam: One-on-One Tutoring

AP tutoring will consist of 5 75-minute sessions of one-on-one instruction. Sessions will be held at St. John’s Prep at a schedule to be agreed upon by the teacher and student.

DRIVER’S EDUCATION

The program, in partnership with Olbash School of Driving, provides students with a complete understanding of the Massachusetts rules of the road in preparation for the Massachusetts permit test. Classes, road lessons, and parent classes are all available. Students must be 15 years and 9 months. Pick-up and drop-off is typically at St. John’s; depending on location, students may be dropped off at home. Olbash works with families to offer parent classes and road lessons to accommodate your schedule.

Student Driver’s Ed

The classes provide students with a complete understanding of the Massachusetts rules of the road in preparation for the Massachusetts permit test. Road lessons and parent classes are offered separately.

SWIM SCHOOL

The Eagles Swim School is based in the eight-lane pool in the John A. Driscoll ’90 Aquatics Center in the Leo and Joan Mahoney Wellness Center on the Prep campus. Jeff Fiore brings 20 years of experience to leading the program as aquatics coordinator.

Developing comfort and safety in the water is the top priority, but the learning doesn’t stop there. Once swimmers feel confident, we focus on developing proper technique in all four major strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. For those who are interested, learning to prepare for competition is part of the more advanced level program.

Upcoming classes will be posted soon!

CONTACT INFO

If you have questions or would like to set up a tour, please call us at 978-774-1427.
Test Prep Center/Math Courses – Sandra Martin – smartin@stjohnsprep.org
Director of Auxiliary Programs – Ryan Bird – rbird@stjohnsprep.org
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