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How can a tutor help your child master the HSPT?
The HSPT, High School Placement Test, is a 2.5-hour exam that is required by many private and parochial high schools. It is administered twice a year, during the spring and fall, and is taken by students in the 8th grade. It consists of 300 multiple-choice questions, and each question is worth one point. There is no penalty for incorrect answers. Working with a tutor is an excellent way to try to help your child be thoroughly prepared to for the HSPT. Varsity Tutors can find you an expert HSPT tutor in Alexandria, VA, who can develop a study plan that is designed specifically with your child in mind.
The language and verbal skills sections consist of 60 questions, the math section consists of 64 questions, the quantitative skills section consists of 52 questions, and the reading section consists of 62 questions. Each section has an allotted amount of time that it must be completed in. For example, students are given 30 minutes to complete the quantitative skills section, where they are tested on concepts like number series and arithmetical numbers. The HSPT is administered by individual private schools, and some may opt to include other sections like science, mechanical aptitude, or religion.