All 8th grade students considering St. Edward High School are required to take the Admission Test at St. Edward.  Admission Test results are considered in both admissions decisions and in course placement.  In addition, students who wish to be considered for merit-based scholarships MUST take an Admission Test at St. Edward High School. St. Edward is offering Admission Tests on the following dates: 

Saturday, October 9 at 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, October 23 at 9:00 a.m. (extended time testing offered)

Wednesday, November 3 at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 6 at 9:00 a.m. (extended time testing offered)

Saturday, December 4 at 9:00 a.m.

Friday, January 7 at 8:30 a.m. 

The Admission Test fee is $20, and pre-registration is required below.

The Admission Test is for 8th grade boys only and may be taken ONLY ONCE at St. Edward High School. 

Merit-Based Scholarships: For students who take the Admission Test at St. Edward, St. Edward offers annually renewable, merit-based scholarships to students who earn composite scores in the following national percentiles on the St. Edward Admission Test:


97-99: $6,000

96: $5,000

93-95: $3,000

90-92: $1,000


All merit-based scholarships at St. Edward are annually renewable, provided that the student maintains a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 and a minimum semester GPA of 3.0.  In addition, St. Edward reviews financial need when families apply for tuition assistance separately, and St. Edward awards assistance based on overall need.

Test Type: St. Edward offers the High School Placement Test as its Admission Test.  The test is all multiple choice and includes sections on reading, math, language, quantitative skills, and verbal skills.

Extended Time: If your son is eligible to receive extended time testing accommodations due to a current service plan, then you must submit a copy of the documents listing these accommodations to the St. Edward Office of Admission at least one week in advance of the test date. Please note that extended time accommodations will only be offered on Saturday, October 23, 2021 and Saturday, November 6, 2021.

Check-in: Please plan to arrive 20 minutes before the start of the test for check-in, and enter the building through the Marilyn and David Palisin ’64 Commons.  Parking is available in the parking lot at the corner of Detroit Avenue and Nicholson Avenue. Pencils will be provided by St. Edward.  Calculators are not permitted.

Test Length: Testing lasts approximately 3 hours.


If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admission at 216-521-2204 or admission@sehs.net.