Entrance Exams

Eastside Catholic requires prospective students to take an entrance examination to be considered for admission, merit-based awards and class placement. When taking an exam, please include the appropriate Eastside Catholic School code on your registration form. Eastside Catholic will accept results from the High School Placement Test (high school applicants only), the Secondary School Admission Test or the Independent School Entrance Exam.

Please contact Director of Admissions James Ward at jward@eastsidecatholic.org or 425-295-3017 with questions regarding the testing process.

EC Test Dates and Registration

You may take one of the entrance exam tests at a variety of Puget Sound locations. For your convenience, EC may offer testing on campus. Below are upcoming on-campus testing dates. Please check back as additional dates will be posted soon.

Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT)

  • October 19, 2019
  • November 16, 2019
  • December 14, 2019
  • January 4, 2020
  • February 8, 2020
  • June 13, 2020

High School Placement Test (HSPT)

  • November 2, 2019
  • January 4, 2020

Independent School Entrance Exam

  • January 4, 2020
  • February 8, 2020

In lieu of the HSPT, SSAT and ISEE tests, we will accept the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

For more information or to register for an entrance exam, please visit the website for each individual test.

Test Prep Classes at EC

Eastside Catholic School hosts complimentary entrance exam preparation classes in the fall led by Test Innovators. These courses are designed to prepare students for the ISEE and SSAT. Fall test dates are held on the following Saturdays:

  • September 28, 2019
  • October 5, 2019
  • October 12, 2019

Download the Test Innovators flyer for more information.

Register here for an upcoming course.

EC Test Codes

HSPT School Code: 40

ISEE School Code: 480067

SSAT School Code: 2946

TOEFL School Code: B567