The Official Guide

Order the official printed study guide and take practice tests before you take the actual SSAT. The Official Study Guide for the SSAT includes information about the format of the SSAT, its timing, scoring, and content, as well as sample questions and tips about how to prepare for each section. These guides offer the only official printed, paper-and-pencil practice SSATs available, to most closely match your actual test-taking experience.

The Official Study Guide for the Middle and Upper Level SSATs each contain three full-length practice tests. Official Study Guides can be ordered online via your SSAT account.

Please note: Orders shipped via USPS internationally may be delayed in customs and take up to four (4) weeks for delivery. USPS orders within the U.S. and Canada generally deliver within one week.

Official Practice Options

The Official SSAT Guide Books

Full-Length Practice Tests & Study Tips for SSAT + Character Skills Snapshot

  • Upper Level Applying to Grades 9-12 $59.95
  • Middle Level Applying to Grades 6-8 $59.95
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Official SSAT Practice Online

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3 Full-length Practice Tests, 15 Section Tests, Topic Quizzes, &  Study Videos

  • Upper Level Applying to Grades 9-12 $69.95
  • Middle Level Applying to Grades 6-8 $69.95
  • Add a 4th Full-Length Practice Test for Middle  or Upper $19.95
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The Official SSAT Guide Book

EACH BOOK PURCHASED SEPARATELY

MIDDLE OR UPPER LEVEL TESTS

Middle and Upper Level Books Include
Three full-length practice tests
Scoring instructions and explanations
Same 3 tests available in the Practice Online.

MIDDLE OR UPPER LEVEL QUIZZES

No Quizzes in the Books

MIDDLE OR UPPER LEVEL STUDYING

Upper and Middle Level Books Include:
Information about registering for, preparing for, and taking the Upper or Middle level SSAT
NEW Chapter on The Character Skills Snapshot!

Official SSAT Practice Online

= REQUIRES PRACTICE ONLINE PURCHASE

MIDDLE OR UPPER LEVEL TESTS

1 30-Question Mini SSAT Practice Test

3 Full-Length Practice Tests
150 Questions, 2+ hours each
Same 3 tests available in the printed Guide Book.

15 All-New Practice Section Tests
5 Quantitive (25 questions each)
5 Reading (40 questions each)
5 Verbal (60 questions each)

Add a 4th Full-Length Practice Test
Featuring retired SSAT content. Only available online. Requires an additional purchase.

MIDDLE OR UPPER LEVEL QUIZZES

Access More SSAT Quizzes
Over 50 quiz subjects available
Same format as the tests with ability to check answers and see why something was wrong

MIDDLE OR UPPER LEVEL TESTS

Hundreds of Free Resources
Lessons, exercises and videos

Access to Premium Content
On-demand videos from the people who develop the SSAT

The 2019-20 Official Study Guide for the Upper Level SSAT

(for students currently in Grades 8-11):

- Three full-length Upper Level practice tests
- Study questions and tips
- Information about preparing for and taking the Upper Level SSAT
- Scoring instructions and explanations
- Descriptions and exercises for each question type
- NEW Chapter on The Character Skills Snapshot!

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Purchase without an account

The 2019-20 Official Study Guide for the Middle Level SSAT

(for students currently in Grades 5-7):  

 - Three full-length Middle Level practice tests
 - Study questions and tips
 - Information about registering for, preparing for, and taking the Middle Level SSAT
 - Scoring instructions and explanations
 - Descriptions and exercises for each question type
 - NEW Chapter on The Character Skills Snapshot!

Order the guide through your account
Purchase without an account