Entrance Exam for the Class of 2024

The test will be offered from 8:30 - 11:45 a.m. on the following dates: 

  • Friday, January 24, 2020
  • Friday, February 21, 2020
  • Monday, March 23, 2020 
  • Friday, June 5, 2020 

Details for the day of the test:

  • Mercy will provide #2 pencils.
  • Calculators are not allowed.
  • Students may bring a snack or beverage to consume during breaks.
  • Testing Fee:  $30 payable at the door in cash or a check made out to "Mercy High School".

Please Note:  Mercy accommodates requests for extended time for students who qualify. 

Online Entrance Exam Registration

Preparation for the test:

Students who feel the need to prepare for this test may consider using a study guide. Study guides are available from bookstores, online, or through local libraries.  Use the HSPT portion of the study guide (not the COOP or TACHS). Mercy does not advocate for, or against, the use of study guides.

Academic Scholarships:

Students who take the test at Mercy High School in November, with complete applications to Mercy (includes online application, records from current school, teacher recommendations and completion of the Entrance Exam), are eligible for Academic Scholarships based on test results.  Scholarship award recipients will be notified in December.