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Placement Test

The High School Placement Test is required of all incoming ninth grade applicants to Seton Catholic High School. The High School Placement Test is a tool many Catholic High Schools use for the admissions process.




The STS High School Placement Exam is given to all eighth-grade students who are interested in attending the Vancouver/Portland area Catholic high schools. The STS High School Placement Exam is a standardized test that evaluates the students in both cognitive and basic skill areas. The cognitive skills tested are verbal and quantitative. The basic skills tested are reading, math, and language. The test is multiple choice and separated into five testing sections.


The test is not pass or fail and the best way to study for the test is to eat a well balanced breakfast on the day of the test and to get a good night’s sleep.


Test scores are mailed to families approximately three weeks after the test date.

Calculators are not allowed during the test.

Scratch paper and number two pencils are required and will be provided for the test.


The following are the dates of the High School Placement Test administered by Seton Catholic

  • Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8:00am - 11:45am
  • Monday, December 9, 2019, 4:00pm - 7:45pm


There is no need to arrive early as the above times include needed check-in and preparation time.


Register and pay online for the HSPT or fill out the form below and send it in along with the $25.00 testing fee.


For additional questions please contact Keri Kutch at: