High School Placement Test

All current 8th grade students who wish to apply to St. Thomas Aquinas High School for the 2022-23 school year must take the High School Placement Test (HSPT), as it is a requirement for admission.

Information for the HSPT for the Class of 2026:

  • Register online for the test on Thursday, February 10.
  • Students should report to the Main Lobby between 8:15 a.m and 8:25 am. Please do not report earlier than 8:15.
  • Test will begin at 8:30 and end at approximately 12:00 p.m.
  • Test scores can be shared with Immaculata High School.

To reserve a seat for the test, please fill out this form. If you have any questions or concerns please call the Admissions office at 732-549-1108 ext 616.

It is recommended that all students taking the test be well-rested and have eaten breakfast beforehand.

The exam will evaluate a student's basic skills in reading, writing and mathematics.

On the day of the test, students are required to bring:

  • Two #2 non-mechanical sharpened pencils with erasers
  • Testing fee of $75.00 - cash (exact change only) or check made payable to St. Thomas Aquinas H.S.
  • Face masks must be worn at St. Thomas Aquinas High School

Please note that calculators, dictionaries, translators and any other applicable electronic devices are not permitted.

If your child has an Individual Educational / Service Plan (IEP / ISP or a 504 plan), a complete copy of this plan, including all psychological test results and accommodations, must be submitted to Mrs. Markert at dmarkert@stahs.net as soon as possible, but no later than a week before the test date.


Any additional questions concerning the HSPT should be directed to: Ms. Denise Markert | 732 549 1108 x647