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SSAT Test Dates

Looking for information about SSAT test dates? Look no further! Students taking the SSAT have three testing options: national SSAT test dates, flex test dates, and regional flex test dates.

National SSAT Test Dates
There are eight national SSAT test administrations each year. A student can take a national SSAT test administration as many times as he or she desires. The SSAT test dates for the 2019-2020 school year are provided in the table below.

Test Date Regular Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Special Accommodations Deadline
October 19, 2019 September 28, 2019 October 16, 2019 October 5, 2019
November 16, 2019 October 26, 2019 November 13, 2019 November 2, 2019
December 14, 2019 November 23, 2019 December 11, 2019 November 30, 2019
January 4, 2020 December 14, 2019 January 1, 2020 December 21, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 18, 2020 February 5, 2020 January 25, 2020
March 7, 2020 February 15, 2020 March 4, 2020 February 22, 2020
April 25, 2020 April 4, 2020 April 22, 2020 April 11, 2020
June 13, 2020 May 23, 2020 June 10, 2020 May 30, 2020

Flex Test Dates
If a student would like to take the SSAT on a date that is not a national test date, he or she may register for the SSAT flex test. Flex tests are individual or small group administrations of the SSAT offered by approved schools and educational consultants. Students should schedule the test administration with an approved school or educational consultant prior to registering for the flex test. Students can only take a flex test ONCE a year (note that the SSAT year runs from August 1st through July 31st). For more information about the flex test option, visit the SSAT website.

Regional Flex Test Dates
Several regional consortia (regional groups of private schools) administer the SSAT to groups of students on dates that are not national test dates; these dates are known as regional flex test administrations. As with regular flex test administrations, students can only take a regional flex test ONCE a year. For more information about the regional flex test option, visit the SSAT website.

Related Topics

  • To learn about the SSAT's format, structure, and question types, visit the SSAT page.
  • For information about costs associated with taking the SSAT, visit the SSAT Fees page.
  • To learn how to register for the SSAT, visit the SSAT Registration page.

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