Padua Academy


HSPT Prep Course

Padua Academy offers a course to help eighth-grade girls: better prepare for the High School Placement Test (HSPT), lessen their anxiety about taking the HSPT and learn effective test-taking skills and strategies.

WHO is eligible to attend:
Any female students who are enrolled in eighth grade

WHEN it will be held (students attend BOTH sessions):
Saturday, October 14, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

HOW much it will cost:
$125 per student (total cost for both sessions)

WHAT will be included in each session:
Over 4 hours of instruction by Padua faculty each session
• Verbal and Reading
• Mathematics
• General Test-Taking Strategies
Pizza lunch each session

To Register for the Course:
Click here to download the HSPT Prep Course Registration Form. Please complete the registration form and return it, along with a check for $125, to Padua Academy.  An email will be sent to you confirming registration and providing pertinent information about the prep course and schedule.

Please email Mrs. Shana Rossi, Director of Admission, at

*Please be advised: Registration in the HSPT Prep Course does NOT automatically register students for the High School Placement Test.  Students enrolled in Catholic schools in Delaware will receive Test Registration Forms from their grade schools. Registration Forms will be available at (under the Admission tab) this fall.

Padua Academy 905 N. Broom Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 421-3739

Rooted in the Catholic faith, Padua Academy offers young women a transformational college preparatory education, challenging them to live Christ-centered lives of leadership and service.