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Entrance Exam

Thank you for your interest in taking the Entrance Exam at Central Catholic High School!

The Catholic High School Placement Test (HSPT) will be administered at Central Catholic on the following two dates:

  • Saturday, November 19

Register by Tuesday, November 15.

  • Saturday, December 3

Register by Tuesday, November 29.

Register For the Exam

Please note: The $40 registration fee for the exam is non-refundable. The HSPT may be taken only once during the admissions process.

Exam Details: Students check in before 7:45 AM at the Main Office and will complete their exam by 11:45 AM.

CCHS will accept SSAT scores in addition to or in lieu of HSPT scores (use school code #2339).

What You Need to Know for the Exam

The HSPT Prep Class

Each fall, Central Catholic High School offers an HSPT Entrance Exam Prep Class.

For 2022, classes will be held each Tuesday from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM beginning October 11 and running until November 15.

  • Session 1, Tuesday, October 11
  • Session 2, Tuesday, October 18
  • Session 3, Tuesday, October 25
  • Session 4, Tuesday, November 1
  • Session 5, Tuesday, November 8
  • Session 6, Tuesday, November 15
  • Exam: Saturday, November 19 (recommended)

The Prep Class Fee of $300, payable by credit card at registration, covers the course tuition and the test prep book, as well as the fee for the exam.

Register for the Prep Class & Exam

Space is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Admissions Team

We're here to help!

If you have any questions about CCHS or the admissions process, please do not hesitate to contact us. Call us at 978-682-0260 ext. 612 or email us at:

Mr. Christopher Merrill

Mr. Christopher Merrill
Director of Admissions

Ms. Taylor Sacco

Ms. Taylor Sacco
Associate Director of Admissions

Mrs. Brenda Lyons

Mrs. Brenda Lyons
Administrative Assistant