Placement Testing is used academic placement into advanced or on level courses for both middle and high school. Test scores are also used to determine Merit Scholarships. 

HSPT & MSPT Application Process:

  1. Application for Admissions form to be completed by applicant
  2. Applicants register for the High School Placement Test (HSPT) and Middle School Placement Test (MSPT). Fee for HSPT is $15 and MSPT is $10. Payable day of test. Purchase Now!  HSPT or MSPT
  3. Applicants take the HSPT or MSPT at Providence Catholic School (Providence)*
  4. HSPT & MSPT results are mailed to applicant and applicant’s current school
  5. Providence will request school records and recommendation from applicant’s current school
  6. Students are notified of their status once records, recommendations, and HSPT or MSPT scores are received. 


Criteria Used for the Admissions Decision:

  1. Current Grade Report Card
  2. Most Recent Standardized Test Scores (i.e. NWEA, STAAR, IOWA)
  3. Attendance Record
  4. Discipline Record
  5. Teacher and/or Principal Recommendations
  6. HSPT or MSPT Scores
  7. Interview with Student and Parents/Legal Guardians may be requested