When should students start preparing for the Middle ISEE?
Most students applying to an independent junior high school take the Middle Level ISEE in or around January of their 6th grade year. Therefore, we recommend that students start preparing the summer before their 6th grade year starts. The time consuming part of test preparation is simply ensuring that students have a firm grasp of the tested academic material in math and English. For example, if your child is weak on fractions or reading at a 5th grade level, that will take some time to remediate.
Shelby Joe 周 is the Founder of Piqosity. He has more than 17 years of experience in education as an entrepreneur, professor, and tutor. Shelby earned his BA in Political Science from Rice University. Born and raised in Mississippi, he now resides in Houston but has also lived in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hamburg.