Admissions
Admissions Process for Prospective Students

Placement Exams

Admissions
Admissions Process for Prospective Students

Placement Exams

Aquinas offers three different placement/scholarship examinations: a 6th grade placement exam, 7th grade placement exam and a 9th grade placement exam. Transfer students are not required to take the placement test. Please note, these examinations are not the only factors in determining acceptance.

6th Grade Placement Exam

Students looking to enter Aquinas for 6th grade are required to take a placement examination.  The 6th Grade Placement Examination for the 2019—2020 academic year will be held on Saturday, November 17 and Saturday, December 8. Register by clicking on your preferred test date below. 

6th Grade Placement/Scholarship Examination consists of three sections:
  • Math Skills
  • Reading Skills
  • Writing Skills
When applying to Aquinas, current 5th grade students must also submit the following information:
  • Online Aquinas application
  • Last school year’s final 4th grade report card
  • This year’s most recent 5th grade report card
  • The most recent standardized test scores on file at student’s current school (if available)
  • If you would like Aquinas to request your child's report cards and standardized test scores, please fill out the Records Request Form.

7th Grade Placement Exam

Students looking to enter 7th Grade at Aquinas are required to take the 7th Grade Placement Examination. The 7th Grade Placement Examination for the 2019—2020 academic year will be held on Saturday, December 1 and Saturday, December 8. Register by clicking on your preferred test date below. 

7th Grade Placement/Scholarship Exam consists of four sections:
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Verbal Skills
  • Reading
  • Math
When applying to Aquinas, current 6th grade students should also submit the following information:
  • Online Aquinas application
  • Last school year’s final 5th grade report card
  • This year’s most recent 6th grade report card
  • The most recent New York State ELA & Math test scores (if available)
  • If you would like Aquinas to request your child's report cards and standardized test scores, please fill out the Records Request Form.

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9th Grade Placement Exam

Students looking to enter 9th Grade at Aquinas are required to take the 9th Grade Placement Examination. The 9th Grade Placement Examination for the 2019—2020 academic year will be held on Saturday, December 1 and Saturday, December 8. Register by clicking on your preferred test date below. 


9th Grade Placement/Scholarship Exam consists of five sections:
  • Verbal Skills
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Reading
  • Math
  • Language
When applying to Aquinas, current 8th grade students should also submit the following information:
 
  • Online Aquinas application
  • Last school year’s final 7th grade report card
  • This year’s most recent 8th grade report card
  • The most recent standardized test scores on file at student’s current school (if available)
  • If you would like Aquinas to request your child's report cards and standardized test scores, please fill out the Records Request Form.
 

Transfer Students

Students looking to enter Aquinas in the 8th, 10th or 11th grades are considered transfer students. Transfer students are not required to take the placement examination.

When applying to Aquinas, transfer students should also submit the following information:

  • Online Aquinas application
  • Last school year’s final report card
  • This year’s most recent report card
  • The most recent standardized test scores on file at student’s current school or the most recent New York State ELA & Math test scores (if available)
  • An academic letter of recommendation
  • If you would like Aquinas to request your child's report cards and standardized test scores, please fill out the Records Request Form.
Potential transfer students may also be asked to meet with members of the admissions committee for a personal interview.

Please note, Aquinas does not generally accept senior transfer students.

Students taking the placement exam should report to the Student Union (enter through door #7) 10 - 15 minutes prior to the exam start time with two #2 pencils and $20. 

If you are unable to attend one of the scheduled placement examinations, please contact the Enrollment Office at (585) 254-2020, Ext. 1071.
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