High School Placement Test (HSPT)
HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST
January 9, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
All incoming 9th and 10th grade students interested in attending a Catholic high school are required to take the HSPT.
When you complete your Bishop O’Dowd application, you will automatically be registered to take the HSPT exam at Bishop O’Dowd.
Applicants not taking the HSPT at Bishop O’Dowd High School must ensure that scores are sent to the O’Dowd Admissions Office.
Results from the 2016 HSPT will sent to families with decision letters in March.
To learn more about the HSPT exam go to http://ststesting.com/hspt
8th GRADE HSPT WORKSHOP
Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Bishop O’Dowd High School has partnered with Classroom Matter: Academic Support and Mentoring service to help prepare students for the HSPT. The workshop will go over test taking strategies, the HSPT format, key content areas and help students set realistic scoring goals.
This workshop is for incoming 9th and 10th grade stduents only.
Sign-ups will be available on the Bishop O’Dowd website beginning in early September.
Lunch will be included. If your child has a severe allergy or food preference, please provide your own lunch.
7th GRADE HSPT PRACTICE EXAM
More information about the 7th grade HSPT practice test will be available in February, 2016.
Should you have any questions or would like additional information please contact the Admissions Office at (510) 553-8631 or email us.