Pre-Registration for the Class of 2025 Entrance Exam

The Archdiocese of Chicago is requiring all Catholic High Schools to capture information on test takers prior to the Entrance Exam on  Saturday, December 5, 2020.

If your daughter plans on testing at Mother McAuley on December 5, 2020 please complete the form below. Please note that we will accept walk-in registrations on test day, as well.


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Test Day Video 2020

Test Day Information:

  • On the day of the exam students should bring several No. 2 pencils. A $25.00 exam fee is required for all students testing at Mother McAuley.

  • Mother McAuley administers the HSPT Entrance Exam. 

  • The Mother McAuley entrance exam is designed to be taken without the use of a calculator. Students may NOT bring a calculator on the day of the test.

  • Criteria used for decisions regarding acceptance and placement include results from the HSPT Entrance Exam taken at McAuley and 7th and 8th grade grammar school records.

Elementary School Records

A complete Mother McAuley admissions application includes the Entrance Exam and elementary school records. Please complete and submit the forms below to your daughter's school. If the school is able to prepare her records as soon as possible, you may bring them to Test Day or email them to Otherwise, the school will send her records directly to Mother McAuley.

Archdiocese Pre-Admissions Form

Elementary Records Release