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High School Placement Test (HSPT)


HSPT PREPARATION COURSE at St. Joseph Regional High School

August 20 – August 29 (Weekdays)  

All sessions run from 9:00am–11:15am except on August 27 when a practice test will be administered from 9:00am-noon

This is an opportunity for students taking the High School Placement Test (HSPT) on November 9, 2018, required for entrance into the Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Newark, to prepare for the exam. The course provides an intensive review of mathematics, reading, language arts skills, instruction in quantitative and verbal reasoning, and general test taking strategies. In addition, a full length practice test will be administered after the first week of the course. The practice test will be scored and feedback will be provided to each individual student.

The course will be taught by Mr. Joseph Kievit, a faculty member at St. Joseph Regional High School. Mr. Kievit teaches the SAT and ACT prep courses at SJR and has over seventeen years of experience in preparing middle school and high school students for standardized tests in mathematics, reading, and language arts. (Mr. Kievit was previously a Center Director with Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions).

The fee for the program is $395 per student and covers all course materials.

The registration deadline is Friday, August 10, 2018.

Please complete the enrollment form attached, enclose a check for the program fee of $395 made payable to Joseph Kievit, and submit to the St. Joseph Regional High School Main Office by no later than Friday, August 10, 2018


For additional information regarding the
HSPT Preparation Course,
contact either:


Mr. Joseph Kievit, Mathematics Department Chairman
(201) 621-2734


Mr. Michael Doherty,
Vice Principal/Director of Admissions
(201) 391-3300