By: Sean Massa
The Harker School is an elite Bay Area academic powerhouse with an impressive record not short of any accolades. Ranked the 6th best private school in California, Harker's high school, known as the Upper School, has cultivated some of the best and brightest young minds from the South Bay. But is the Harker School right for your high school student? Here are a few fast facts to consider:
How do I sign up to take the HSPT®?
The HSPT® is ordered and administered by individual schools or dioceses. Contact the school where you’d like to take the test for details regarding their registration process.
Can I take the HSPT® more than once?
STS recommends that the HSPT® should only be taken once by each student. Under extenuating circumstances a school may decide to allow a student to retest. However, this should be dealt with by individual schools or dioceses on a case by case basis.
ISEE or SSAT? That is the question!
Though both tests are accepted by most private schools, they are different in many ways. Here are some of the differences:
Why study for SAT/ACT and HSPT/ISEE during the summer?
Summer is supposed to be fun! Why study at all? According to New York Times, the average summer learning loss in math and reading for American students is one month per year. This learning loss is cumulative, summer after summer. It has a big impact on students’ success, including high school completion, college education and job preparedness.