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Incoming Freshmen

CLASS OF 2022 PLACEMENT TEST - Make-up Test Day

To The Parents and Guardians of Incoming 9th Grade Students Class of 2022:


In order to ensure that incoming 9th grade students are correctly placed into the appropriate English, mathematics, science, and social studies courses, Community High School District 218 (CHSD 218) employs a placement test. CHSD 218 has adopted the College Board’s PSAT 8/9 for placement testing. Students must test at the high school designated in the incoming placement letter that they received.  Incoming 9th grade students of CHSD 218 are required to take the placement test--placement testing is mandatory.


What: Incoming Freshmen PSAT 8/9 Placement Test and English Language Learner Heritage Exam


When: Students will test promptly on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 8:00am -12:00pm.

Students should arrive between 7:30am - 7:45am to pick up testing materials and room location. 


Where:  CHSD 218 Administration Center, 10701 S. Kilpatrick Ave., Oak Lawn, IL 60453 (Enter at Door 1W.)


Transportation:  Students will need their own transportation.

We are excited about you becoming an Astro in the fall of 2018! Please explore this website to learn about the opportunities that Shepard has to offer you. 
Check out just some of the opportunities you will have this year:
Upcoming Important Dates:
Eighth Grade Testing:  October 14, 2017, Makeup Date - October 21, 2017
Open House:  November 29, 2017
Incoming Freshmen Course Selection:  January 30 and 31, 2018
Early Start:  June 11 - 28, 2018
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