SSAT 

The Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) is a multiple-choice test administered by the Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB) to students in grades 3-11 to help determine placement into independent or private elementary, middle and high schools in the United States.

The SSAT is administered on three levels:

Elementary Level For students in grades 3-4 applying for grades 4-5
Middle Level For students in grades 5-7 applying for grades 6-8
Upper Level For students in grades 8-11 applying for grades 9-12

Test Format

SECTION TIME ALLOWED FOR ELEMENTARY LEVEL TIME ALLOWED FOR MIDDLE & UPPER LEVEL
Quantitative (Math) 30 minutes 30 minutes each for two sections
Verbal 20 minutes 30 minutes
Reading 30 minutes 40 minutes
Writing Sample 15 minutes 25 minutes
Experimental / Unscored

What we offer:

  • English - Upper Level

    Through review of SSAT past papers, and other at-level SSAT reading materials, students will become familiar with the test format, as well as strategies on how to approach each test section. Verbal question types covered are: synonyms, antonyms, verbal analogies (or word relationships). Reading Comprehension question types covered are: main idea, direct reference, inference, and words-in-context. The Writing Sample section will be covered topically as the essay is not graded.

  • Mathematics - Middle Level

    This course is designed to prepare students for the quantitative section of the SSAT Middle Level test, which is taken by students from grades 5-7. The test consists of 2 sections, each containing 25 multiple-choice questions. The test lasts 30 minutes.  This course reviews the major topics commonly found in the SSAT Middle Level test. Students will also be equipped with test-taking strategies in order to achieve maximum success on their test.

  • Mathematics - Upper Level

    This course is designed to prepare students for the quantitative section of the SSAT Upper Level test, which is taken by students from grades 8-11. The test consists of 2 sections, each containing 25 multiple-choice questions. The test lasts 30 minutes. This course reviews the major topics commonly found in the SSAT Upper Level test. Students will also be equipped with test-taking strategies in order to achieve maximum success on their test.

Private Lessons and Camps are also available. Please call 2577 7844 (Main campus) / 2718 3000 (Kowloon campus) or submit an online enquiry form for more details.


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