STEP TWO: HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST
HSPT (High School Placement Test) - This is a national high school exam written by Scholastic Testing Services. The exam covers five areas: verbal, language, reading, math skills, and quantitative math (math aptitude). This test is mandatory and will help determine your placement in John Carroll's academic program.
Incoming Freshmen (Catholic Partner Schools): Placement tests for the 2022-2023 school year will be given on-site at each Catholic Partner School in October or November (your school will notify you of your specific testing date). If you are absent on the day the test is given at your school a makeup date will be scheduled.
All Other Rising 9th Grade Applicants: The Placement Test for all other rising ninth-grade students will be given in November (date TBD).
Transfer Applicants: After you have completed your application a member of our Admissions Team will be in touch with you to discuss testing requirements.
STEP THREE: RECORDS REVIEW BY JOHN CARROLL ADMISSION TEAM
Academic records are used in conjunction with the High School Placement Test (HSPT) scores as a tool in the admissions and course placement process. Records are requested as a part of the online application.
STEP FOUR: RECOMMENDATIONS REVIEW BY JOHN CARROLL ADMISSIONS TEAM
Recommendation Forms are required from the following: Principal or School Counselor, current English teacher and current Math teacher. Recommendations are requested as a part of the online application.
STEP FIVE: APPLICATION REVIEW & DECISION BY JOHN CARROLL ADMISSIONS TEAM
All applications received and requirements completed by November 1, 2021, will be reviewed for an admissions decision by December 1, 2021. All other applicants and incomplete files will be held for an acceptance review in January 2022.