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Cooperative Admissions Examination Program

This test places students in some Catholic high schools within the network of the Archdiocese of Newark and the Diocese of Paterson. The schools under the Archdiocese of Newark are mainly located in the counties of Essex, Hudson, Union, Bergen and Rockland while those under the Diocese of Paterson are in the counties of Passaic, Sussex and Morris.  See also hspt exam.

COOP Content and Structure

The structure and measuring potential of the COOP Test is similar to an IQ test. The COOP exam has ten units.

Series, Analogies and Reasoning

Number Series
Sentence Logic
Verbal Reasoning

Reading and Language Arts

Reading Comprehension
English Grammar
English Usage



Whole numbers
Number system conversions
Basic geometry
Word Problems


There are test centers at Morris, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Union and Sussex\ncounties in Rockland County New Jersey.
Not exactly. However, if you apply early you have a better chance at getting the COOP test site you want.
YES. There are some restrictions - you have to be 'ill' or have ''valid'' reason, and there are small extra fees.
No calculators can be used or any other electronic devices including cell phones. Highlighters are not permitted. The exam is 2 and 1/2 hours with no break.
The Cooperative Admissions exam percentile measures your score in relation with score of other students that took the exam. Your school of choice requires that you pass at least 70's of those who took the exam.
Each high school admission office determines the acceptable pass requirements. Passing the exam is just part of the school's admission requirements. Please contact the school your are applying to for more information.
The COOP is a standardized test that is acceptable by all catholic high schools. It is necessary because different schools use different assessment, teaching and curricula standards. High schools thus would use your daughter''s results to determine if the she can fit into the school. The exam points out her strengths and weaknesses.
The COOP Exam does not allow calculators, calculator watches or any electronic devices.

How to Apply

High school students wishing to take the COOP exam must submit an application available online at the Cooperative Admissions Examination web site. The tests will be held in selected test centers within Diocese of Paterson and the Archdiocese of Newark. The exam usually comes up once towards the end of the year.

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Complete COOP Exam Study Guide including hundreds of pages of Tutorials, Self-Assessments, test prep 2 sets of practice test questions, over 450 Practice Exam Questions for Reading Comprehension, Sequences, Analogies, Quantitative Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Language Arts, Mathematics and English Grammar.

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Pages: 323
ISBN: 9781927358139
Language English


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Getting Started
How this study guide is organized 7
The COOP Study Plan 8
Making a Study Schedule 11

Sequences, Analogies and Reasoning
Analogies Self-Assessment 17
Quantitative Reasoning Self-Assessment 22
Answer Key 29
Analogies Tutorial 33
Types of Number Sequence Problems 36
Sequence Question Strategy 39
Logic and Reasoning – A Quick Tutorial 40

Reading and Language Arts
Self-Assessment 48
Answer Key 59
Help with Reading Comprehension 61
Drawing Inferences And Conclusions 64
Meaning From Context 68
Point Of View And Purpose 71
Main Idea and Supporting Details 73
English Grammar Self-Assessment 78
Answer Key 85
English Grammar Multiple Choice 88
Common English Usage Mistakes 106
Subject Verb Agreement 113

Self-Assessment 119
Answer Key 132
Fraction Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 139
Decimals Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 144
Converting Decimals to Fractions 144
Percent Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 145
How to Solve Word Problems 151
Types of Word Problems 154

Practice Test Questions Set 1
Answer Key 218

Practice Test Questions Set 2
Answer Key 293

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Date Published: Thursday, May 15th, 2014
Date Modified: Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

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