The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is the standardized test used in the admission process by all of the Catholic high schools in Indianapolis.

Students must complete the High School Placement Test (HSPT) during the summer before or in their 8th grade year in order to be considered for admission to Brebeuf Jesuit.

Qualifying for Regular Admission

Prospective students must receive a composite score of 60 or above, or a score of 100 or better on the CSQ section of the test.

Early Admission

Early Admission is offered by Brebeuf Jesuit to current 8th grade students who apply by October 1. Students interested in Early Admission should take the HSPT test in June, July or at Brebeuf Jesuit on September 22, 2018 or October 6, 2018. Students testing in October, who are interested in Early Admission, need to have all their admissions materials submitted by the October 1 deadline. Admission decisions will be sent out by the Thanksgiving holiday.

Please note: If you have taken the HSPT at another institution, please request your scores to be sent to Brebeuf Jesuit at admissions@brebeuf.org.

If you need to register for the HSPT, please click here.

In addition to the HSPT, Brebeuf Jesuit requires the submission of transcripts, standardized test scores, parent and student essays, and teacher letters of recommendation.

Early Admission Application Deadline
October 1, 2018

Final Deposit Deadline for the Class of 2023
March 1, 2019

Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and students should arrive no later than 8:45 a.m., as the test will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m., lasting approximately three hours.

Students should bring two No. 2 pencils.  Calculators are not permitted.

A student requiring extended-time testing must contact the Admissions Office at admissions@brebeuf.org or 317.524.7190 and submit the proper documentation at least two weeks prior to the test.

Results are mailed two to three weeks after the test has been administered.


January 12, 2019 HSPT Test and Parent Coffee

Families considering Brebeuf Jesuit are invited to a Parent Coffee on January 12, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. while their student is testing.  Brebeuf Jesuit faculty, staff and students will be present, to discuss the academic programs and student life at Brebeuf.

Families interested in tours Monday-Friday are encouraged to contact the admissions office at admissions@brebeuf.org.

To RSVP for the Parent Coffee, or for families who have any questions regarding admission to Brebeuf Jesuit, please contact Liz Otteson, Director of Admissions at lotteson@brebeuf.org.


For more information about the High School Placement Test, including scores and future testing dates, please contact Admissions at admissions@brebeuf.org or 317.524.7190.