What is a score recipient?

What is a score recipient?

Schools to which you are applying and sending your scores are “score recipients.”

What is a good SSAT score?

Keep in mind that the SSAT is designed for the average student to score in the 50% percentile (the median). There are some great schools with an average SSAT score in this 50-60% range. The most competitive schools, however, will have average SSAT scores in the 90th+ percentile.

How long should you study for the SSAT?

You’ll still want to study regularly, but can cut down to an hour or less per week for Elementary-level or roughly two hours per week for Upper-level.

What is a bad ISEE Score?

The Stanine Scores are also what schools usually care most about most, as they provide the most succinct way of measuring a student’s performance on the ISEE test. Again, Stanine Scores range from 1 to 9; 1 is the worst score, and 9 is the best score that you can have when applying to private schools.

What is on the ISEE?

The five sections that make up the ISEE are (in order of testing): Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Mathematics Achievement, and an Essay which is written by the student in his or her own handwriting in response to a given writing prompt.

How many times can you take the SSAT in one year?

You can take one SSAT Flex test per testing year (August 1st to July 31st), in addition to all eight SSAT Standard tests.

How do I prepare for the ISEE?

Read on for five things you can do to prepare for the ISEE exam this week.

  1. Review the official ISEE preparation guide.
  2. Take an ISEE practice test online.
  3. Get ahead of any test anxiety.
  4. Bring the required materials with you to your testing location the morning of the test.
  5. Don’t forget to eat breakfast!

How hard is the ISEE exam?

The ISEE is an extremely difficult test, and each level—Lower, Middle, and Upper—is designed to challenge multiple grade levels. Because of this, there is material on the test that you are not expected to know. Remember you will only be compared to other students at your grade level.

What is the average SSAT score for private school?

A: This is not an easy question to answer, but according to some informed sources, the average private school student scored in the 60th percentile (about 2030) or above, and the best private schools prefer SSAT scores in the 80th percentile (2120) or higher.

How is the ISEE essay scored?

The ISEE essay is not scored, but is instead sent to schools as an example of the student’s writing proficiency. The ISEE essay prompts are different based on which grade level the student is in: ISEE Lower Level (grades 5-6) ISEE Middle Level (grades 7-8)

What is a SSAT score advisor?

Designating a SSAT. Score Advisor 2016-17. An “score advisor” is someone who manages scores on a student’s behalf. This differs from those schools to which students are applying, which are referred to as “score recipients.” You can add a score advisor during or after registration.

What does ISEE test stand for?

Independent School Entrance Examination

What is a good upper level ISEE Score?

5 or higher

How long is the ISEE lower level test?

2 hours and 20 minutes

Does SSAT penalize wrong answers?

When your test is scored, you will receive one point for each correct answer. You will lose one quarter of a point for each incorrect answer. You will not receive or lose points for questions that are not answered. Try guessing only when you can eliminate one or more answer choices as wrong.

Which test is easier SSAT or ISEE?

If your child has more of a math mind, then then the ISEE might be better for him/her. If you child is better with verbal/writing, consider the SSAT. The verbal section of the SSAT is more difficult than that of the ISEE, whereas the math section of the ISEE is more difficult than that of the SSAT.

How do you read SSAT scores?

SSAT scores are broken down by section (verbal, quantitative/math, reading). A total score (a sum of the three sections) is also reported. For the Middle Level SSAT, the lowest number on the scale (440) is the lowest possible score a student can earn and the highest number (710) is the highest score for each section.

Is the SSAT harder than the SAT?

The SAT is considerably harder than the SSAT, and there is a section in each of the tests that does not appear in the other. (grammar/writing in SAT and vocab/analogies in SSAT). If you use SAT materials to prep for the SSAT you will be over prepping and will end up learning extra topics in math.