CLARIFICATION OF WRITTEN SCORES

The following have been established as passing scores for the police departments participating in the written police entrance examination. In order to have passed the written test for:

CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP

Applicants must score a minimum of 70% on the written examination.  The top 50 scores after the written exam and agility test will move forward in the hiring process.

BOROUGH OF HATBORO

The minimum passing score on the written examination is 70%. Only those receiving one of the top 30 highest scores, including ties, will be eligible to continue to the oral examination phase.

LOWER GWYNEDD TOWNSHIP

Only those receiving one of the top 20 highest scores, including ties, will eligible to continue to the oral examination phase.

LIMERICK TOWNSHIP

Applicants must score a minimum of 70% on the written examination. The Township may limit the number of applicants notified to appear for an oral examination to the top 20 of those taking the test for Limerick, with all ties of the cut-off score being included. Interviews will be conducted when an open position occurs or is expected otherwise a list of qualified candidates will be maintained.

MUNICIPALITY OF NORRISTOWN

You must score 70% or higher and obtain one of the fifty (50) highest scores in order to continue in the application process. Applicants scoring less than 70% or not obtaining one of the fifty (50) highest scores shall be rejected. All applicants attaining 70% and tying at the fiftieth (50th) highest score will be considered as passing and eligible to continue in the application process.

NORTH WALES

The minimum passing grade is 70% for the written examination. You must have one of the top 20 highest scores, including ties, of those taking the test for North Wales.

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP

You must score a minimum of 70% on the written examination. The number of candidates proceeding on to the oral examination may be limited to those applicants scoring in the top percentile. These applicants shall number no less than five (5) if there is one opening, and no less than ten (10) if there is more than one opening.

TOWAMENCIN TOWNSHIP

You must score a minimum of 70% on the written examination. An oral examination will be offered to a minimum of the top ten (10) candidates, to include all candidates tied for the tenth position. The exact number to be offered the oral examination will be determined by the Chief of Police with consideration given to the number of potential positions to be filled.

UPPER GWYNEDD TOWNSHIP

Applicants must score a minimum of 70% on each portion of the written examination. The top 20 applicants, including ties, will be given an oral examination and will need a 70% or higher to pass. If less than 3 suitable candidates are found in the top 20 candidates, the next 10 applicants will be allowed to take the oral examination, and so on.

UPPER MORELAND TOWNSHIP

You must score a minimum of 70% on the written examination. You must be in the top 20% or 60 candidates, whichever is greater, including ties, of those taking the test for Upper Moreland.

UPPER POTTSGROVE TOWNSHIP

You must score a minimum of 80% or higher in each element of the written exam. You must receive one of the top-ranked 20 passing grades of those taking the test for Upper Pottsgrove.

WHITPAIN TOWNSHIP

You must score a minimum of 70% on the written examination. An oral examination will be offered to a minimum of the top ten (10) candidates, to include all candidates tied for the tenth position. The exact number to be offered the oral examination will be determined by the Chief of Police with consideration given to the number of potential positions to be filled.

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