Entrance Exam

Resurrection College Prep Class of 2022 Entrance Exam

Saturday, December 2, 2017

7:45 am




Taking the entrance exam at Resurrection is the first step in the application process.  Resurrection’s Entrance Exam will be administered on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Please arrive by 7:45 am. A registration fee of $25 in the form of cash or check is required on the day of the exam.

The exam will begin promptly at 8:00 am and end at approximately noon.  Calculators and language translators are not permitted during the exam.  Limited accommodations may be available.  Testing accommodations should be requested by November 10th and documentation must be received by Friday, November 17, 2017.  Please send information and your request to Ms. Briana O'Donnell at bodonnell@reshs.org or fax to 773.775.0611.  Please click here for details regarding test accommodations.

Parents are invited to attend an optional breakfast and information session at 8:00 am in the library.  On the day of the exam, testers will receive a packet of information that includes materials necessary for application to Resurrection College Prep.


Students are invited to attend a pizza party after the exam from noon-1:00 pm located in the cafeteria.

Exam Information

Students will take the High School Placement Test (HSPT), which is created and scored by Scholastic Testing Service.   There are three areas to the exam:  


1. Cognitive, which has 2 parts: VERBAL (analogies, synonyms, antonyms, logic) and QUANTITATIVE (reasoning, comparison and sequences).


2. Basic, which has 3 parts: READING (comprehension, vocabulary), LANGUAGE (punctuation, spelling, capitalization) and MATH.


3. SCIENCE: an optional portion that Resurrection does include in the testing.