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Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT@) Prep Program


SSATexam helps to determine the skill level, subject knowledge in reading comprehension, writing and mathematics of incoming 8th graders aspiring to gain admission to the private and boarding schools. The reading comprehension section encompasses reading, language (grammar), and the mathematics subset examines basic math, algebra, and geometric subsets. SSATexamination serves as a reliable tool to evaluate the academic proficiency of an incoming nineth grader and assign them challenging programs. The ​

SSAT@  exam does not serve nor intended to be an achievement test.

Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT@)

Incumbent 8th graders seeking admission to independent private high school take the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT@). An alternate to SSAT@ exam is Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE).

What is the structure of the SSAT@ exam?

The SSAThas two components - multiple choice questions (MCQ) and a written essay section.

The MCQ evaluates the quantitative (math), verbal and reading comprehension proficiencies administered in five independently timed sections. The results of the optional experimental and the essay sections do not count towards the final score.

A typical SSAT@ exam structure:

Section

Description

No. of Questions

Time Limit (min)

R


Essay

1

25

Not Scored

1

Quantitative

25

30

Even Qs: A, B, C, D, E

Odd Qs: F, G, H, J, K


There is no “I” choice

2

Reading Comprehension

40

40

3

Mathematics

25

30

4

Verbal Ability

60

30

5

Experimental

16

15

Not Scored

Total number of questions

167

170

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How long is the SSAT@ test?

Without any break, it will take 2:50 hours to complete the test. There is a five minutes break after the essay section and another ten minutes break between the sections 2 and 3. Thus the total time required to take the test including the break will be 3 hours and 5 minutes. You are expected to be seated in the exam hall an hour prior to the test start.

Are there multiple SSAT@ tests?

Broadly, SSAThas two levels namely Lower Level (LL) and Upper Level (UL). Third to Seventh grade students take the Lower Level exam. Students in Eighth grade and above take the UL test. However, 8th graders seeking admission to private high school constitute the majority.

Who is required to take the SSAT@ test?

Many private preparatory academies and boarding schools require incoming high schoolers and those who seek transfer to a private school. Incumbent 8th graders form the bulk of the students taking SSAT.

How the SSAT@ exam is scored?

In the SSAT@ exam each correctly answered question earns one point. A quarter of a point is deducted for each incorrect response.

Where do I take the SSAT@ exam?

SSAT exams are administered in designated test centers. You can find the details of the test centers at SSAT.ORG website. Alternately, talk to school of your choice about the testing options.

How often the SSAT@ exam is administered?

There is no limit to the number of times you can take the test. Consult the school of your choice the requirements. We recommend prepare for the test by enrolling with test prep centers. Preparation helps you familiarize with the test structure, teaches you time management skills and test taking strategies.

About eight Saturdays in a year the SSATtests are administered in multiple locations throughout the country. It means you have eight opportunities to take the SSATexam. You have the choice to take all the eight tests or prepare and take the test once.

Tentative SSAT@ Test Dates 2020 - 2021

No.

Day

Date

1

Saturday

October 17, 2020

2

November 14, 2020

3

December 12, 2020

4

January 2, 2021

5

February 6, 202

6

March 6, 2021

7

April 24, 2021

8

June 12, 2021

No.

Day

Date

1

Saturday

October 17, 2020

2

Saturday

November 14, 2020

3

Saturday

December 12, 2020

4

Saturday

January 2, 2021

5

Saturday

February 6, 202

6

Saturday

March 6, 2021

7

Saturday

April 24, 2021

8

Saturday

June 12, 2021

* SSAT@ test is administered by the Enrollment Management Association.


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