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Incoming Freshmen


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 14, 2017 from 8:00am -12:00pm.

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


Where:  Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, 12700 S. Sacramento Ave., Blue Island, IL 60406 (Enter at the DDE pool door.)


Bus Information:  Students will have the opportunity to be transported to the high school for testing.  Bus schedule TBD.

We are excited about you becoming a Cardinal in the fall of 2018!  Please explore this website to learn about the opportunities that Eisenhower has to offer you.
Click here for additional information.
Check out just one of the opportunities you will have next year:
Upcoming Important Dates:
Eighth Grade Testing:  October 14, 2017 - Makeup Date - October 21, 2017 
Open House:  TBD
Shadow Days:  November 29, 2017 and January 31, 2018
Incoming Freshmen Course Selection:  January 31, 2018
Early Start:  June 11 - June 28, 2018