Cooperative Admissions Examination Program (COOP): New Jersey
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Archdiocese of Newark, in the counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Union, and Rockland (NY)
Diocese of Paterson, in the counties of Morris, Passaic, and Sussex

 Welcome to the Web site for the Cooperative Admissions Examination Program. The examination for admission to 9th grade in a Catholic High School for September 2017 will be administered at selected test sites within the Archdiocese of Newark, the Diocese of Paterson, and Rockland County (NY) on Friday, November 11, 2016. The make-up test will be administered on November 19, 2016 at one site in each county in the (Arch)diocese Newark and Paterson. Online registration will be open from September 1, 2016 through October 28, 2016. Documents will be added to this site when they become available.
Please download and read the Frequently Asked Questions document on this page.
If you need a copy of the Parent Report for the November 2015 COOP examination, please send an email to with the words “Parent report” in the subject line and the student’s name and date of birth in the email. A copy of the report will be sent by return email.

Please be advised that if you are applying for extended time, the Eligibilty Form must be filled out and substantiating paperwork must be received by October 14, 2016. No exceptions.

   General Information and Purpose 
   2016 Flyer Announcement - English  
   2016 Flyer Announcement - Spanish
   Student Handbook
   Sample Practice Test
    Online Application Registration
   Ninth Grade Applicant Record and Instructions
   Eligibility Form for Students Needing Extended Testing Time
   Calendar of Events
   Frequently Asked Questions

Call for open House Schedule:

Archdiocese of Newark 973-497-4260
Bergen County - Essex County - Hudson County - Union County
Diocese of Paterson 973-777-8818 x255
Morris County - Passaic County - Sussex County

 Mailing Address:

Cooperative Admissions Examination Office 
4603 Middle Country Road 
 Calverton, NY 11933