What is Tested on the ISEE Lower Level? Topics, Question Difficulty, and Word Counts

The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) Lower Level is a popular admissions test taken by American students applying to private US middle schools for grades 5 and 6. It is developed and marketed by the non-profit Educational Records Bureau (ERB). Students have about 2.5-hours to complete the 117-question ISEE, which is comprised of 4, [...]

By |2023-09-07T14:52:49-05:00September 7th, 2023|ISEE: Lower Level|

ISEE Test Dates: How to Choose Your Test Date & Location

If you’re planning to take the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination), you will want to pick ISEE test dates and locations that are convenient for you and your family. Especially for first-time ISEE test-takers, this process can be very involved; an added pressure is that spaces often fill up quickly. Set yourself on a [...]

Piqosity’s Suggested ISEE Exam Prep Timeline

If you or your child is interested in a private middle or high school, you’re likely exploring what to do when it comes to ISEE exam prep. The ISEE (typically pronounced “i-see”) is the Independent School Entrance Examination, used in the process of determining admissions for many private schools. A good ISEE score can [...]

Math Enrichment with Piqosity’s New Math 5 and Algebra I Courses

We're excited to announce the launch of our new math enrichment courses for 5th grade math (Math 5) and 8th grade math (Algebra I). These two new math courses mark the beginning of our expansion into enrichment and remediation of core academics; by the end of October we will also launch English Language Arts [...]

By |2021-10-05T14:01:05-05:00October 5th, 2021|ISEE: Lower Level, ISEE: Upper Level, Math, Teachers & Tutors|

ISEE is One Test for Multiple Grades

While there are different variations of each ISEE test,  it is very possible that a student applying to 9th grade could be taking the exact same test with the exact same questions as a student applying to 12th grade; however, we explain below how this possibility has negligible impact on the test's overall difficulty. [...]

Now Offering ISEE Lower Level Practice Tests and Problems

For the ISEE Lower Level, Piqosity now offers 6 full-length practice tests! Students can take these tests straight through under timed conditions or pause and resume at their leisure. For added flexibility, the tests can be even broken up and used as a 1000-item question bank, which automatically adapts to a student's strengths and [...]

By |2017-11-15T13:19:59-06:00November 15th, 2017|ISEE: Lower Level|
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