scholarship

 

Who is eligible to apply for a scholarship?

1. Prospective students desiring admittance to Amity School
2. Current Amity Students

How do I apply for a scholarship?
All students competing for a scholarship must take the Independent Schools Entrance Exam (ISEE – Grades 4 through 12). Currently the grades eligible for scholarship testing are students attending Grades 4 through 12. Please enter school code 336665 on the exam to have scores sent to Amity School.

Do I have to demonstrate financial need in order to earn a scholarship?
No. These are merit-based scholarships.

Please visit www.erblearn.org or call (212) 672-9800 in order to obtain more information about the testing procedure.

Kindly note that the school code for Amity School is 336665.

Assessments for achievement, admission, and overall student learning:
At Amity we are always seeking ways to ensure academic excellence for your child to that end we utilize the ERB testing service.  Since 1927, ERB has provided outstanding quality assessments that track academic growth and assist with school placement.

ERB provides admission, achievement, and student learning support.  With decades of support and service to and from the academic community, students and parents have helped us continually evolve to remain relevant in the changing educational landscape.  The products and services you’ll find here are unparalleled in quality and outcome.

Helping children find schools that meet their needs:
We all learn in different ways and have unique interests, and pathways to learning. ERB’s thorough, valid and reliable assessments, that emphasize both reasoning and achievement, combined with a school’s admission protocol, make it more likely that each child will have an equal opportunity for success.

ERB’s admissions assessments are developed and designed in collaboration with academic assessment experts and admissions professionals.

ERB admissions assessments include:
Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE):  The renowned ISEE provides independent schools with an accurate, valid and reliable assessment to evaluate the reasoning and achievement of all applicants For Grades 4–12.

Who is eligible to apply for a scholarship?

1. Prospective students desiring admittance to Amity School
2. Current Amity Students

How do I apply for a scholarship?
All students competing for a scholarship must take the Independent Schools Entrance Exam (ISEE – Grades 4 through 12). Currently the grades eligible for scholarship testing are students attending Grades 4 through 12. Please enter school code 336665 on the exam to have scores sent to Amity School.

Do I have to demonstrate financial need in order to earn a scholarship?
No. These are merit-based scholarships.

Please visit www.erblearn.org or call (212) 672-9800 in order to obtain more information about the testing procedure.

Kindly note that the school code for Amity School is 336665.

Assessments for achievement, admission, and overall student learning:
At Amity we are always seeking ways to ensure academic excellence for your child to that end we utilize the ERB testing service.  Since 1927, ERB has provided outstanding quality assessments that track academic growth and assist with school placement.

ERB provides admission, achievement, and student learning support.  With decades of support and service to and from the academic community, students and parents have helped us continually evolve to remain relevant in the changing educational landscape.  The products and services you’ll find here are unparalleled in quality and outcome.

Helping children find schools that meet their needs:
We all learn in different ways and have unique interests, and pathways to learning. ERB’s thorough, valid and reliable assessments, that emphasize both reasoning and achievement, combined with a school’s admission protocol, make it more likely that each child will have an equal opportunity for success.

ERB’s admissions assessments are developed and designed in collaboration with academic assessment experts and admissions professionals.

ERB admissions assessments include:
Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE):  The renowned ISEE provides independent schools with an accurate, valid and reliable assessment to evaluate the reasoning and achievement of all applicants For Grades 4–12.

Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT):

Multiple-choice aptitude test for students in grades 5-11. The test consists of
verbal, quantitative (math) and reading comprehension sections. The
verbal questions test your vocabulary, verbal reasoning, and ability
to relate ideas logically. The quantitative (math) questions test your
ability to solve problems involving arithmetic, elementary algebra and

geometry and concepts. The reading comprehension section tests your
ability to understand what you read. All tests are printed in English.

In addition, the test includes a writing sample portion, which asks
you to respond to a topic statement. Your essay is not graded, but a
copy accompanies each SSAT score report you have sent to a school or
consultant.

The SSAT is designed for students in grades 5 through 11 and is
administered on two levels:
• Lower (for students currently in grades 5-7)
• Upper (for students currently in grades 8-11)
Test Format
The test is timed and divided into five sections. You will be given 25
minutes for the writing sample, 30 minutes each for verbal and two
quantitative sections, and 40 minutes for the reading section.

Writing Sample
Includes one topic statement which you will be asked to support or
argue, using specific examples from personal experience, current
events, history or literature. The writing sample is not scored by
SSAT and is not included with the report sent to families.

Quantitative (Math)
Consists of two sections of 25 questions each. You will be required to

do math computation similar to what you do in school or what is useful
in everyday life.

Verbal

Consists of 30 synonym and 30 analogy questions.

Reading Comprehension

Includes 40 questions based on about 7 reading passages. These
questions measure your ability to read and comprehend what you read.

Brooklyn Amity School Code:  1879

For more information please visit 

http://www.ssat.org/ssat/info/home.html

Information Center
            609.683.4440      
Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4:30 pm EST

Fax
800.442.SSAT (7728)
            609.683.4507      

E-Mail
info@ssat.org (students/families)