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Independent School Entrance Exams

We offer one-on-one programs that prepare students for the standardized tests often required for private school admissions. Our knowledgeable and supportive instructors help students learn and review content, but we also teach students the strategies that can make the test easier and less intimidating. Our tutors also have experience working with students with IEPs and students who receive testing accommodations in school. Please contact us for an initial consultation.
The ISEE    The HSPT    The SSAT   

The ISEE

The ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) is a test usually required for admission or transfer to independent schools. Students entering grades 2-4 take grade-specific tests, and students entering grades 5-12 take the test at one of three "levels": Lower (grades 5-6), Middle (grades 7-8), or Upper (grades 9-12).

We do not offer test preparation for students entering grades 2-4, but we do offer thorough programs for all other levels of the test. Our ISEE programs, which we have developed in-house, prepare students with the strategies and knowledge they will need to do their best on test day.

Additional Information on the ISEE: https://www.erblearn.org/parents/admissions-testing-isee
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The HSPT

The HSPT (High School Placement Test) is usually required for admission to private Catholic schools, and it is administered on-site by individual schools. The HSPT is given only to eighth-graders for placement in ninth grade.

Additional Information on the HSPT: http://ststesting.com/hspt/
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The SSAT

The SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test) is another standardized test that students may be able to or are required to take. Students take the SSAT at one of three "levels": Elementary (for students entering grades 4-5), Middle (grades 6-8), and Upper (grades 9-12).

Additional Information on the SSAT: http://www.ssat.org/
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