Most students applying to an independent high school take the Upper Level ISEE in or around January of their 8th grade year. Therefore, we recommend that students start preparing the summer before their 8th 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. If your child is weak on fractions, that will take some time to remediate.

Learn more with our free Ultimate ISEE Upper Level Prep Guide