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9th Grade Admissions

Applying for 9th Grade Admission

St. Elizabeth School provides a college-preparatory education to students who seek a learning environment in which they are prepared for a life of continuing education, service to others, and growth in spirituality.

Steps to Apply to 9th Grade

  1. Fill out an Inquiry Form. After you have completed this form you will receive an email with login and application instructions.
  2. Sign up for a Viking for a Day visit. Additionally, families are encouraged to join us for a personal tour. 
  3. Log in to your newly established OnCampus account to complete your application online. 
  4. All students entering 9th grade at a Diocese of Wilmington High School are required to complete the High School Placement Test (HSPT).  
  5. Families interested in applying for financial assistance can find out more information on our Tuition and Financial Assistance webpage, or apply directly here. Financial Assistance applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • December 2022: Acceptances begin to be distributed on a rolling basis
  • February 15, 2023: Early registration deadline for the Class of 2027
  • March 1, 2023: Initial registration deadline for the Class of 2027

High School Placement Test

The Diocese of Wilmington High School Placement Test (HSPT) is a required admissions step for all students entering 9th grade at St. Elizabeth School.

Contact Christina Nottingham a cnottingham@viking.pvt.k12.de.us to schedule the HSPT at St. Elizabeth School for the Class of 2027.

High School Placement Test Prep Course

The Diocese of Wilmington High School Placement Test (HSPT) is a required admissions step for all students entering 9th grade at St. Elizabeth School.

Are you looking for strategies to help you prepare for the High School Placement Test? The St. Elizabeth School prep course is designed to better prepare eighth grade students for the High School Placement Test (HSPT). The course will focus on helping you gain expertise in core subject areas on the HSPT, learn beneficial test taking strategies, and generate encouragement and confidence about taking the HSPT.
 
October 24, 2022 – October 27, 2022 from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm (each day)
Weekend Option – October 21, 2022 from 5-8pm; October 22, 2022 from 8am-1pm
 
$125 per student (includes HSPT prep textbook, notebook, pencils and snacks)

INSTRUCTION: St. E teachers will instruct all sessions on the following subjects:
• Verbal/Reading: reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, usage and writing skills
• Mathematics: algebraic operations and problem-solving techniques
• Test Taking Skills and Time Management
 
DEADLINE TO ENROLL: Friday, October 14, 2022
 

7th Grade Practice High School Placement Test

The Practice HSPT is available to current 7th grade students. This test mirrors the 8th grade HSPT administered in the fall, which is required for admission consideration at St. Elizabeth. The Practice HSPT is an opportunity for students to become familiar with the content and material offered on the 8th grade HSPT, while also assessing their strengths and areas to improve. Testing results will be shared with participating families in the weeks following the test. 
 
The 7th Grade Practice High School Placement Test will be held in-person on Saturday, March 4, 2023, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.

Questions? Contact our Director of Admissions, Mrs. Christina Nottingham, at cnottingham@viking.pvt.k12.de.us or 302-656-3369 ext. 3039.

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