Entrance Exam


Taking the Entrance Exam at Resurrection is the first step in the application process. 

Make-Up Entrance Exam - Saturday, January 30, 2021

Resurrection will offer a Make-Up Entrance Exam on Saturday, January 30, 2021, for 8th grade girls who were unable to test at Resurrection in December 2020, and have not tested at another Catholic high school. The exam will be offered remotely at 8 am. A registration fee of $25 and calculators and language translators are not permitted during the exam. Registration is now closed. Questions may be directed to Ms. Kat Angelini at kangelini@reshs.org or 773.467.4640.

8th grade girls who took the Entrance Exam at another Catholic high school may have scores transferred to Resurrection.  For details, please contact Ms. Mary Kaye Ulczak mulczak@reshs.org. or 773.775.6616 Ext 127.

Make-Up Entrance Exam - Saturday, December 12, 2020

Resurrection will offer a Make-Up Entrance Exam on Saturday, December 12, 2020, for 8th grade girls who were unable to test at Resurrection on December 5, 2020, and have not tested at another Catholic high school. The exam will be offered remotely at 9 am. A registration fee of $25 and calculators and language translators are not permitted during the exam. Registration is required by contacting Ms. Laura Dennis at ldennis@reshs.org or 773.775.6616 Ext 136.

Entrance Exam - Saturday, December 5, 2020

Resurrection’s Entrance Exam will be administered on Saturday, December 5, 2020. A registration fee of $25 in the form of cash or check is required. Calculators and language translators are not permitted during the exam. Both in-person and remote testing will be available. Please note, the offering of an in-person Entrance Exam is subject to change pending COVID-related circumstances.  In the event that the Entrance Exam is offered only remotely, registrants will be notified.

For remote testing:  
Remote testing will begin at 9:00 am, ending at approximately 11:30 am. Calculators and language translators are not permitted during the exam. 

Calculators and language translators are not permitted during the exam.  Please be sure that the student is using a reliable device with a camera.  Those taking the test remotely will be emailed a Zoom link and access code the evening prior to the test. Remote testers will receive a packet of information that includes materials necessary for the application to Resurrection College Prep following the test.

For in-person testing:
Please note, the offering of an in-person Entrance Exam on December 5, 2020, is subject to change pending COVID-related circumstances.  In the event that the Entrance Exam is offered only remotely, registrants will be notified.

Please arrive at 7:45 am. Testing will begin promptly at 8:00 am, ending at approximately 10:30 am. Bring two #2 pencils. You may choose to bring bottled water. Calculators and language translators are not permitted during the exam. Please enter through the main entrance doors where you will check-in and be escorted to a room. Temperature screening will take place, masks must be worn, and hand sanitizer will be used. On the day of the exam, in-person testers will receive a packet of information that includes materials necessary for the application to Resurrection College Prep.

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.  

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 by November 30, 2020.

Enrollment Test Components

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.

Please contact Laura Dennis at ldennis@reshs.org or 773.775.6616 Ext 136 if you have any questions.