High School Placement Test

Applicants to Matignon High School must take the High School Placement Test (HSPT). The HSPT is only available to students currently in 8th grade. It is highly recommended that students only take the HSPT once.

Applicants may sit for the test at any high school in the Archdiocese of Boston. Test scores may be sent to a maximum of five different high schools. The school code for Matignon High School is 17. Testing fee informaiton will be available in June 2017.

The test will be administered at Matignon High School on Saturday, November 4, 2017 and Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 8 a.m. 

To register for the HSPT please click here.

The HSPT is the preferred test for admissions to grade 9. Applicants can submit results from the SSAT in lieu of or to supplement their HSPT scores. Please note that Matignon High School is not a test site for the SSAT.

Please contact the Admissions Office with questions at eneuberger@matignon.org or (617) 876-1212 x11. For additonal information, check out the following FAQ resources:


For a full list of HSPT testing sites and dates, please visit the Catholic Schools Office website.