Academy Entrance Exam

Academy Entrance Exam

Students must take the Academy Entrance Exam to be considered for the seventh or eighth grade at the Jesuit Academy. The Academy Entrance Exam measures basic skills and has three sub-tests: Language, Reading, and Mathematics. The test dates for the Academy Entrance Exam are as follows:

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018*
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019
  • Saturday, March 2, 2019

The test begins promptly at 8 a.m. Students should arrive by 7:45 a.m. The cost of the test is $30 and there is no preregistration necessary.

*Extended time testing is offered to Academy applicants who currently receive extended time or have the accommodation to receive extended time through an evaluation or an IEP. The date for extended testing is December 3, 2018. Please contact Sharon Morey in the Admissions Office at (313) 927-2307 for more information.

Basic Skill Subtests

Reading

This test measures your ability to remember important ideas and significant details, recognize central thought or purpose, make logical inferences, and understand vocabulary in context.

Mathematics

This test not only measures your ability to perform arithmetic operations and apply math concepts to solve problems, but also your knowledge of important concepts and ability to reason.

Language

This test measures your knowledge of capitalization, punctuation, grammar, spelling, usage, and composition.