Approximately three hours, not including time to read testing directions and breaks. Parents should arrive at the school to pick up students no earlier than three hours after the testing time listed on the ISEE Verification Letter. Please be respectful of testing staff and pick up students promptly.
Yes, there are two five-minute breaks, one after the second section of the test, and the other after the fourth section of the test.
You should take pencils and pens, as it says on your ISEE Verification Letter. You may also take a small snack to consume only during the breaks. Many schools provide snacks, but they are not required to do so. Do not bring cell phones, beepers, calculators, books, scrap paper, or anything else with you. If a student does not comply, he or she will be excused from the testing and the test will be invalidated.
If your child is sick, you should use your best judgement as ISEE strives for optimal testing conditions. A student may not test more than once in a six-month period. If you need to postpone testing due to illness, please call the ISEE Operations Office at 1-800-446-0320.
You should call the ISEE Operations Office as soon as possible to reschedule testing. There is a $15 fee for change of test site and/or test date. If you wish to cancel the exam, please call the ISEE Operations Office within four weeks of your scheduled test for a refund. All refunds have a $15 processing fee deducted.
Call the ISEE test site directly, check the school's website, or monitor local television stations to see if they will be holding or rescheduling the test.