ISEE The Independent School Entrance Exam Grades 2–12

Testing for Independent Schools

The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) provides secure, flexible testing, accurate scoring, clear reporting and responsive service. To find test dates and test locations, please see the ISEE Student Guide.  If your student is testing to apply to grades 5 - 12, applicants can test at one of over 400 Prometric locations worldwide, with test dates almost daily throughout the year.

The ISEE is the most advanced admission testing available for independent schools.

Features and benefits of ISEE

The ISEE provides:

  • Standard assessment of each applicant’s skills and a ranking of abilities and achievement against peers
  • Standards aligned with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), the International Reading Association (IRA), and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Confirmation from statisticians that each item is relevant, content specific, and suited to providing the most accurate assessments

To view available test site locations, click here.

Looking for a test site?

View available TEST SITE and LOCATIONS through the ISEE Student Guide, or Prometric locations

Click here for the ISEE Student Guide

Preparing for the ISEE
What to Expect?

Detailed information about test questions, test format, score reporting and more!

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