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8th Grade scholarship And entrance exam

Taking the 8th Grade Entrance Exam is your first step to joining the Creighton Prep community. 


  • Test starts at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, January 18.
  • Enter on the west side of the school through the Sullivan Center doors.
  • Parents can pick up students after 11:30 a.m.
  • Bring two #2 pencils - no calculators. Wear a mask. 
  • Contact Director of Admissions Josh C. Luedtke '90 with questions.

1. Complete an Application

By completing this application form by Saturday, January 9, 2021, you have 1) registered for the test, 2) completed your application, and 3) given Prep permission to request your 7th and first-semester 8th-grade grades and standardized test scores. To be eligible for academic scholarships, you must take the exam on this date.

2. Fill Out This Quick Form

Looking for a quicker way to let us know that a student plans to take the test? Just fill out this quick form on our website.

3. Show Up On Saturday

Don't want to sign up before the test? No problem. Students and their parents can show up and register when they get here. Just make sure a parent accompanies the student to the test Saturday morning.

Financial Aid: If you are interested in applying for financial aid please fill out this optional form by Friday, January 15, 2021.

Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures

  • Wear a mask and bring two #2 pencils. No calculators. 
  • Check-in is from 7:30-7:45 a.m. Please drop off your student at the west entrance. 
  • Since you have already registered, we are asking parents to drop off your son at the door and our greeters will show him where to go.
  • All students will be appropriately socially distanced in each testing area.
  • The test will be over around 11:30 a.m.
  • Park in a stall in the west lot. Text your son to let him know that you're here and where your car is located. He will meet you at your car. 
  • Please don't line up to wait along the curb by the entrance. 
  • Use the northwest lot for additional parking.

COVID Preparation

  • All guests, students and faculty are required to wear a mask at Prep and are expected to follow Prep's safe distance protocols.
  • If you have a fever of 100 or higher, live with someone in quarantine, or have been asked to quarantine, please stay home.

Results & Admission: These will be mailed within one month of taking the exam. All applicants will be notified of their admission status the week of February 8, 2021.

If there is inclement weather, please check all local television stations for the status of the exam.

Walk-Ins are welcome!  We look forward to meeting your son.

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