8th GRADE ADMISSION TESTING
All 8th grade students considering St. Edward High School are invited 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 one of these Admission Tests:
Saturday, October 10 at 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, October 17 at 9:00 a.m. (extended time testing offered)
Wednesday, October 21 at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 31 at 9:00 a.m. (extended time testing offered)
Wednesday, November 4 at 5:30 p.m.
Spaces for these tests are limited, and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please complete the form below. The Admission Test fee is $20 and must be paid through the form below. The Admission Test is for 8th grade boys only and may be taken only once at St. Edward High School.
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.
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.
What to Bring: Students are required to wear a face mask at all times. Students may also bring a bottle of water. Pencils will be provided by St. Edward. Calculators are not permitted.
Test Length: Testing lasts approximately 3 hours.
Parent Information Sessions: During the test, all parents are encouraged to attend the parent information sessions, which will cover a variety of topics and will provide an opportunity for parents to ask questions.
Testing Accommodations: If you are eligible to receive testing accommodations (e.g., extended time) due to a current service plan, then you must take your test on Saturday, October 17 or Saturday, October 31. A copy of the documents listing eligible accommodations must be submitted to the St. Edward Office of Admission one week in advance of the test date. Please call the Office of Admission at 216-521-2204 to make arrangements or email email@example.com.
COVID-19 Policy: Masks are required to be worn by all students and parents at all times. As soon as a student or parent exits their vehicle, they must be wearing masks. Masks must be worn securely over both the mouth and nose.
All students and parents will proceed through a temperature screening when they arrive. If the temperature of any student or parent registers 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, they will be asked to return home.
Additionally, students and parents must remain home if they have had a known contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing any of the following symptoms:
Temperature of 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit or higher
Shortness of breath
Vomiting or diarrhea
Loss of taste and smell
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admission at 216-521-2204 or firstname.lastname@example.org.