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Placement Test

The SHG placement test is required as part of the incoming freshman admission process. Recommendations for course placement are based on placement test results. 
The 8th Grade Placement Test scheduled for January 12th has been CANCELLED. The test will be rescheduled for Saturday, January 19th. Sr. Katherine O'Connor and Becky Jones will be available to meet with parents on the 19th. For those who cannot make the rescheduled test, a makeup date will be available on Saturday, January 26th. For more details and registration, visit
Doors open at 8:00 a.m. Tuition Manager Becky Jones and Sr. Katherine O'Connor, President, will be available to answer parents' questions at 8:30 a.m. in the Choral Room. Please contact our Registrar at 217-787-1595 ext. 126 if you are unable to take the test.

Placement Test FAQs
Q. What do I need to bring to the placement test?
A. #2 Pencils and $10 testing fee. No calculators will be allowed.

Q. What time will students be finished?
A. Testing takes approximately 2.5 hours.

Q. Which test does SHG give?
A. SHG administers an exam from the Scholastic Testing Service.