JTHS High School Placement Exam
During the weeks of September 23-October 4, all area public junior high or middle schools will be taking the PSAT 8/9 test for placement into Joliet Township High School.
All prospective students must take the PSAT 8/9 prior to 9th grade registration in January. Public students who have missed testing at their school or private students must attend make up testing:
January 3, 2020
Joliet Central Campus
Students are to arrive by 7:30 am and are to be dropped off at the main entrance located on Herkimer Street.
Testing schedule is from 7:30 am-12:00 pm (testing may end prior to 12:00 pm). Late students will not be allowed to enter the testing room and will have to make up testing over Winter Break.
Students are to bring two #2 pencils and a calculator (cell phone calculators are not permitted).
For more information regarding the high school placement exam, please contact Vickie Clark at 815-727-6732.
The placement exam, PSAT 8/9 consists of 3 components:
|Test||Time Allotted for the Test||Number of Questions||Focus of Test|
|Reading||55 minutes||42 questions||
|Writing and Language||30 Minutes||40 Questions||
|Math||60 Minutes||38 Questions||
A student’s score will be reported as the following:
|PSAT 8/9 Score Reported||Details||Score Range|
|Total Score||Sum of the two sections||240-1140|
This is based upon the Reading and Writing/Language test
|120 - 720|
||120 - 720|
Joliet Township High School will utilize the ERW score for placement into 9th grade English, Science and Social Science. The Math score will be used for placement into Math. Additionally, teacher recommendations are considered for placement into classes.