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Get higher scores (and build confidence) on the High School Placement Test

High school is a new adventure for your child. But high school placement testing can be stressful, even for the most confident student!

Sylvan is here to help. Our High School Placement Test (HSPT) prep tutors are experts at helping kids take standardized tests with confidence. That means your child will feel calm and prepared on test day.

What is the High School Placement Test?

Students hoping to attend private high schools will likely have to take the HSPT. This test is taken in the 8th grade and helps determine what high school courses best suit your child’s knowledge and skills.

The HSPT has five sections: verbal skills, quantitative skills, reading comprehension, math and language.

How to prepare for the High School Placement Test

With Sylvan’s HSPT Prep, your child will:

  • Improve skills and develop better study habits
    Our test prep tutors will help your child target the skill areas that need the most help. We incorporate local curriculum, so there’s a positive impact in class, too.
  • Feel more confident on test day
    No matter how well prepared your child is, some kids just get anxious taking tests. (We get it!) Sylvan will help your child review tested skills and apply strategies to tackle test day with confidence.
  • Feel fully supported and keep frustration down
    We tailor our tutoring sessions to your child’s unique needs, so your child learns in the best way for them. Our tutors are experts at connecting with kids, making learning fun and turning anxiety into confidence.
  • Be more successful on test day and beyond
    Our high school placement testing prep can make a big impact on scores — and on moving ahead to your child’s preferred high school.

Start preparing for high school placement testing today

HSPT Prep is available at select Sylvan centers. Give us a call at (888) 338-2283 or fill out the form to discuss your child’s learning goals and schedule our Insight™ Assessment to accurately determine where your child stands academically.


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