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, non-parochial schools, they are different in many ways.
The SSAT, for example, allows a wider range of reading comprehension topics, whereas the ISEE limits its reading passages to science and history selections.
The SSAT begins with an essay, whereas the ISEE ends with one. Below are some other 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.