SSAT
Course Overview
What is SSAT?
An admissions test required for entry to most independent and private elementary, middle, and high schools in the US.
Offered in three levels: Elementary Level (for students in grades 3 – 4), Middle Level (for students in grades 5 – 7), and Upper Level (for students in grades 8 – 11).
Comprises a Writing Sample and multiple-choice sections covering Verbal, Reading, and Quantitative (Mathematics) skills.
Only computer-based format available in Singapore.
Roughly 3 hours to complete (including short breaks in between sections).
ssat Test Format
The test consists of the following sections:
 
Section I: Writing
Organisation and expression of ideas
 
Section II: Quantitative
Problem solving using arithmetic, elementary algebra, geometry, and other concepts.
 
Section III: Reading Comprehension
Recognising central ideas, identifying details, inference and deduction, determining author’s purpose, attitude, and tone, understanding and evaluating arguments.
 
Section IV: Verbal
Vocabulary; identification of synonyms and interpretation of analogies.
Sections Questions Duration Scoring
Reading

1 task from a choice of 2 prompts

25 minutes

Unscored

Quantitative 1

25 multiple choice

30 minutes

500 - 800 (Upper Level)

440 - 710 (Middle Level)


Quantitative 1

25 multiple choice

30 minutes

Reading

40 multiple choice

40 minutes

500 - 800 (Upper Level)

440 - 710 (Middle Level)

Verbal

60 multiple choice

30 minutes

500 - 800 (Upper Level)

440 - 710 (Middle Level)

Experimental

16 multiple choice

15 minutes

Unscored

Total

 

3 hours 5 minutes

Including breaks

1500 - 2400 (Upper Level)

1320 - 2130 (MIddle Level)

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