A Jesuit College Preparatory Experience

Entrance Exam - Class of 2023

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 1, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Online pre-registration will be available from November 17 to November 29 on this page. 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.

Our Mission

To form women and men for meaningful lives of leadership and service in imitation of Jesus Christ through a college preparatory education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Loyola Academy admits students of any race, color and national origin or ethnic origin.