HSPT Prep Tutoring
Team Tutor’s HSPT Prep Program is unique in that there are no long-term commitments required – we make a recommendation based on the student’s academic needs. Our private tutoring sessions are very competitively priced and are customized to meet the individual needs of each student in order to maximize the time we spend together. We also provide program materials as well as practice tests, and best of all – our tutors come to you
Here’s How We Work
Team Tutor understands that everyone brings with them a unique set of strengths and weaknesses – which is precisely why we have designed a personalized one-on-one HSPT tutoring program that addresses the individual needs of each student. Our proven curriculum is designed to address the three main score-enhancing modalities: content review, essential test-taking strategies, and simulated test practice.
- The student completes a comprehensive diagnostic test.
- Team Tutor determines the student’s strengths and weaknesses using data from the test results.
- Based on these results, we design a custom test prep program that focuses on those areas in need of the most improvement.
- Parents have access to our online portal, which provides session goals and tutor feedback.
Our HSPT Tutors at Work
Our HSPT tutors are rigorously screened, highly trained educators who take enormous pride in watching their students succeed. During the tutor selection and matching process, not only do we take into account the student’s academic record, we also consider his or her personality, learning traits, interests and hobbies. We know how important it is both academically and emotionally for your child to feel an immediate connection to his or her HSPT tutor.
Nothing is more effective than one-on-one instruction! Our HSPT Prep Program instills confidence and gets results! Call today to speak with one of our HSPT Prep experts.
About HSPT Test
The HSPT (High School Placement Test) is a common standardized test for entry in to private or catholic high schools. The HSPT is administered to eighth graders seeking admission into private high school, and may also be used for class placement purposes. The HSPT testing date and time are administered independently by each school and cooperation with the Scholastic Testing Service therefore the testing dates may vary with each school. Contact your school’s guidance counselor or the high school’s admissions office directly to find out testing date information.
The HSPT is a multiple choice exam and it is designed to assess what you have learned as well as how you learn. The HSPT often includes an optional section, whether you will need to take these optional sections is determined by your desired school; at a minimum, you must take the five required sections of the HSPT. The five different testing sections include: Verbal Skills, Quantitative Skills, Reading Skills, Mathematics Skills and Language Expression Skills.
Verbal Skills Section: (16 minutes; 60 multiple choice questions) The Verbal Skills section of the HSPT focuses on 5 specific types of questions: (1) synonyms, (2) antonyms, (3) analogies, (4) logic, and (5) verbal classifications.
The Quantitative Section: (30 minutes; 52 multiple-choice questions) The Quantitative section of the HSPT focuses on number series, geometric comparison, non geometric comparison and number manipulation.
The Reading Skills Section (25 minutes; 62 multiple-choice questions) The Reading Skills section of the HSPT focuses on the ability to understand central meanings and details of reading passages.
The Mathematical Skills Section: (45 minutes; 64 multiple-choice questions) The Mathematical skills sections of the HSPT focuses on mathematical concepts and problem solving, arithmetic, elementary algebra, and basic geometry.
The Language Skills Section: (25 minutes; 60 multiple-choice questions) The Language Skills Section of the HSPT focuses on capitalization and punctuation, spelling, usage and composition.