High School Placement Test

Eighth grade students interested in attending Mercy must take the High School Placement Test. Cost of the HSPT is $40. All students must register online to take the HSPT. Online registration will be open through the Thursday before the test. Walk-ins will be accepted.
Please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@mhsmi.org after the March testing date to schedule a time for your 8th grader to take the test during a school day.
Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:45am - 11:00am
Saturday, March 2, 2019
7:45am - 11:00am



Please contact Kristine Daley, Ph.D., Student Learning Liaison, at kdaley@mhsmi.org if you have an accommodation plan. All accommodation documentation must be submitted two weeks prior to testing.

Testing Information

  • The High School Placement test, measuring proficiency in English, reading, vocabulary, math, problem solving and science, is administered to eighth grade students. Test results and school records determine acceptance to Mercy High School.
  • There is a $40 fee to take the placement test. You may pay online via credit card with your registration. Payments via cash or checks payable to Mercy High School will be accepted testing day.
  • Please arrive at 7:30am for check-in and testing begins at 8:00am. Enter Mercy by doors nearest flagpole, 11 Mile side of school.
  • Have two sharpened #2 pencils.
  • A snack will be provided during the break.
  • NO calculators allowed.
  • Register online here