Entrance Exam

Res Exam 2019 Postcard

Taking the entrance exam at Resurrection is the first step in the application process. 

Resurrection’s Entrance Exam will be administered on Saturday, December 7, 2019. 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. Registration for the Class of 2024 Entrance Exam will open on November 22, 2019. 

Entrance Exam Registration

REST & RELAX at Res the evening before the exam. Join us on Friday, December 6, 2019,, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm for a relaxing evening before the entrance exam. Register HERE.

Take the Entrance Exam at Resurrection

  • Incoming freshmen are requested to take the Resurrection College Prep High School Entrance Exam in order to be considered for admission. This exam is for 8th grade students only.  

  • Date and Time: Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:45 a.m. – noon

  • Exam fee is $25 (cash or check, online registrants may pay via credit card), bring two #2 pencils, no calculators.

  • Potential students who take the Entrance Exam at a different Chicago Archdiocese high school may have those exam scores sent to Resurrection for consideration in acceptance and placement.  By taking the exam elsewhere, these potential students may experience delays in notifications, depending on when the exam scores are transferred to Resurrection.

Limited accommodations may be available.  Testing accommodations should be requested at the time of registration for the make-up exam and documentation must be received prior to the exam.  Please send information and your request to Ms. Briana O'Donnell at bodonnell@reshs.org or fax to 773.775.0611.  

Please contact Christina Lampa at clampa@reshs.org or 773.467.4629 if you have any questions.

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.