The Loyola Academy entrance exam is the High School Placement Test (HSPT). The HSPT has five sections: verbal, quantitative, reading, math and language (English). An essay is also included on the entrance exam.
The required entrance examination for eighth grade students will be administered on December 7, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. Online pre-registration will be available beginning November 22. Although pre-registration is encouraged, walk up registration will be accepted on the day of the exam. Students need to bring two #2 pencils and $25.00 exam fee (cash or check payable to Loyola Academy). Calculators and language translators are not permitted. Students should arrive by 8:00 a.m. and enter through the main entrance. Students will be released around 11:30 a.m. 8th grade students interested in applying to Loyola Academy must take the entrance exam at Loyola Academy to be considered for admission. Any questions, please contact the Loyola Academy Admissions Office at 847.920.2480.