Class of 2029

HSPT Prep Courses

MND offers a test prep program designed to teach eighth grade girls how to be more confident and prepared for the High School Placement Test (HSPT). During the four-day collaborative course, students will review the test design, learn general standardized test-taking strategies, and explore the test content in an interactive, energetic classroom environment. Students will take a full-length graded practice test on the fourth day of the camp. Daily updates and an analysis of practice test results will be provided. Students must bring a smart phone or Wi-Fi enabled tablet or computer as the camp will utilize interactive websites and tools. Fee includes textbook and MND spirit gear. Summer and Fall camps also include a FREE Refresher Course on Monday, November 18, 2024 from 4 – 6 PM (available to any student who completed an HSPT Prep Class at MND). Cost: $135

Course Instructors
Jennifer Koutnik, MND Social Studies Department Chairperson |
Paula Schute, MND Mathematics Department Chairperson |

Summer Sessions:
July 29 – Aug 1, 2024| Morning Session | 8:30 – 10:30 AM (M-W) & 9 AM – Noon (Th)
July 29 – Aug 1, 2024 | Mid-Day Session | 11 AM – 1 PM (M-W) & 9 AM – Noon (Th)
July 29 – Aug 1, 2024 | Afternoon Session | 1:30 – 3:30 PM (M-W) & 9 AM – Noon (Th)
Aug 5 – 8, 2024 | Morning Session | 8:30 – 10:30 AM (M-W) & 9 AM – Noon (Th)
Aug 5 – 8, 2024 | Mid-Day Session | 11 AM – 1 PM (M-W) & 9 AM – Noon (Th)  FULL
Aug 5 – 8, 2024 | Afternoon Session | 1:30  – 3:30 PM (M-W) & 9 AM – Noon (Th)

Fall Session: 
Sept. 18, 25 Oct. 24: 4 – 6 PM | Oct. 5: 9 AM- Noon (Practice Test)


To register for an HSPT Prep Course session, please click HERE

HSPT Registration

Under the direction of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Catholic high schools will be administering the traditional High School Placement Test (HSPT) as the high school entrance/placement assessment on November 23 at 8:30 a.m. to all interested eighth grade students who are considering the possibility of attending an area Catholic high school.

HSPT registration begins on August 1. Deadline to register is November 20. Testing accommodation request deadline is November 2.

MND is an approved testing site. Students may choose to take the HSPT at any Archdiocese of Cincinnati high school, as long as they are eligible to enroll at the chosen school.

When registering, students will have an opportunity to designate three high schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to receive their scores.

On January 17, 2025, HSPT results will be sent directly from Scholastic Testing Services to the parent/guardian.

Register for the HSPT HERE.

Testing Morning Information

Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. and testing will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. Students may enter through MND’s main entrance to check in and receive a room assignment. Testing will conclude at approximately 12 p.m.

Calculators are not permitted during the HSPT. MND will provide a snack and bottle of water.

Parents of students with approved accommodations will be contacted with specifics for their daughter.