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Entrance Exam Information

Admission & Testing Standards: FINAL MAKE-UP Entrance Exam

The FINAL make-up entrance exam for the 2018 - 2019 school year will be the STS / High School Placement test, held on Thursday, December 28, 8:00 a.m. to Noon.

Testers should bring 2 sharpened #2 pencils and a $25 test fee (cash or check).

This test is only available to 8th grade students who have not taken the entrance exam at another Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

MAKE-UP EXAM: Thursday, December 28, 8:00 a.m. until Noon

Where: Marian Catholic High School. Please enter at the Ashland Avenue entrance.

Who: Any current 8th Grader who did not test at another Catholic High School in the Archdiocese of Chicago


  • Testers need to bring $25 (cash or check made out to Marian Catholic High School)
  • No Calculators
  • Two - #2 pencils
  • Results from the 2018 test will be mailed on or about January 15.


All students who plan to attend to Marian must be present for this exam. Students should know the following information:

  • Parent(s) Names
  • Home Mailing Address (Street, City, State, Zip)
  • Primary Contact Phone
  • Grade school - including town


In the fall, bookstores, Amazon Books, Barnesd & Noble, etc., generally have or will order for you, books to help you prepare for entrance exams at Catholic High Schools. Marian Catholic does not endorse any of these books.


We recommend books that contain samples of the various tests given by different high schools; including the sample of the HSPT/STS, which is the test given at Marian Catholic.

In addition, the following links contain sample questions and additional information.


When taking the Entrance Exam, please bring with a $25 test fee, and 2 - #2 pencils. No calculators are allowed.