Cooperative Admissions Examination Program (COOP)  

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Archdiocese of Newark, in the counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Union, and Rockland (NY)

Diocese of Paterson, in the counties of Morris, Passaic, and Sussex

Information about the High School Placement Test (HSPT®) is available on the Web site STSTESTING.COM. Click on the Parents’ Resource icon at the top right corner of the welcome screen.

UPDATED May 10, 2021


The COOP/HSPT examination will be administered on November 5, 2021. The makeup examination will be administered on November 13, 2021.

The examination is required for all eighth-grade students applying to Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ, the Diocese of Paterson, NJ, and Rockland County, NY.

Documents, including the Student Handbook and the Extended Time Application, will be posted when released.

Online application will be open from September 7 - October 22, 2021.

If there are any changes in the schedule, they will be posted on this website.

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