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Bishop Canevin A Jesuit-inspired High School

Placement Test (HSPT)


The HSPT, or High School Placement Test, is a milestone for eighth graders looking to transition to a select high school. This test is often used to place incoming students in many Pittsburgh, Diocesan high schools.

The High School Placement Test will begin at 9:00 a.m. and students will complete the exam around 12:00 p.m. However, please be sure to arrive at Bishop Canevin High School by 8:30 a.m.


To register for the HSPT, please contact Bishop Canevin's Counseling Office at 412.922.7400, ext. 224 or (payment due day of test).


DATE: Saturday, November 17, 2018

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Bishop Canevin High School

COST: $10 (pay day of exam)





Students in the 8th grade can prepare for the Diocesan High School Placement Test (HSPT) by taking our HSPT Prep Course taught by 3R Prep Instructors. Review the math, reading, and language skills necessary to perform well on the High School Placement Test. In addition, students will practice questions that are similar in style to questions on the typical High School Placement exam.


Bishop Canevin is offering two HSPT Prep course sessions—the same material is covered in each session, so please only register for one session. These HSPT Prep course will help prepare students for the High School Placement Test, which Diocesan schools use for curriculum placement.


DATE: Saturday, October 13, 2018

TIMES: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

COST: $100