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.

Course Information

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  • Who is eligible to attend?

    Any female students who are enrolled in eighth grade.
  • When is it held?

    This two-part course is held: 
    • Saturday, October 24, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm)
    • Saturday, November 21, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm)
    *Students will only meet for 2.5 hrs max each day. You will be sent your daughter's specific times prior to the first meeting. Asynchronous work will be sent out to be completed prior to each date.
  • What does it cost?

    The total cost for both sessions is $100 per student (total cost for both sessions).
  • What is included in the course?

    • Asynchronous work, including videos and practice questions, to complete on your own 
      Over 2 hours of virtual "live" lessons with Padua Faculty at each session covering:
      • Verbal and Reading
      • Mathematics
      • General Test-Taking Strategies
    • HSPT Course Textbook

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Please note that 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 are available online in the fall.
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