High School Placement Test (HSPT)

The HSPT is a placement test given to students entering high school. Incoming ninth-grade students must take the HSPT OR the ISEE and have their scores sent to St. John XXIII College Preparatory in order to be considered for admission.

  • HSPT measures cognitive and basic skills. The exam consists of five sections – Verbal Skills, Quantitative Skills, Reading (Comprehensive and Vocabulary), Mathematics, and Language.
  • The exam fee is $55.
  • Calculators are not allowed during the test.
  • Check-in will begin at 7:45 a.m.
  • The exam begins promply at 8:30 a.m.
  • Plan for the exam to take approximately 3 - 3 1/2 hours.
  • You are awarded points only for the questions that you answer correctly. No points will be deducted for wrong answers, so it is best to guess if you are not sure of the answer.
  • St. John XXIII School Code is 20.

HSPT  TEST - SJ23 Campus
Saturday, January 9, 2021. Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m.The test begins at 8:30 a.m and takes between 3 to 3 1/2 hours to complete. The registration deadline is January 7, 2021.  Register HERE for the HSPT
Scholarship Opportunities
St. John XXIII College Preparatory offers partial scholarships to the leading students who apply for their freshman year and/or their transfer year.  These scholarships are based on information gathered from the application that includes entrance test scores, transcript, and teacher recommendations. In addition to the completed application and information, a resume is required. 
 
To be considered for a scholarship:
  • Submit a completed admissions application;
  • Submit a resume to admissions@sj23lions.org;
  • Resumes must be received no later than January 15.
 
ISEE & HSPT - MAKE-UP at SJ23
Saturday, January 23, 2021.
The last day to register for the Make-Up HSPT is January 21. 
Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. and the exam is from 8:30 a.m. - Noon

Register HERE for the HSPT MAKE-UP Test

Register HERE for the ISEE MAKE-UP Test

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ENTRANCE EXAM (ISEE)

In order to better accommodate our applicants, St. John XXIII College Preparatory will host the ISEE test. Incoming freshmen must take the HSPT OR the ISEE and have their scores sent to St. John XXIII College Preparatory in order to be considered for admission.

ISEE Testing Date is Saturday November 14, 2020

ISEE Information:

Registration and additional information:  www.iseetest.org
  • If registering online, please click the tab labeled “Preview ISEE Testing Sites” and then follow the prompts
  • Our school code is 570048
  • You may also register by phone, 1.800.446.0320 

St. John XXIII College Preparatory

1800 W. Grand Parkway N. | Katy, Texas 77449
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Our Mission
We prepare the hearts and minds of our students to serve God and others.