SSAT Test Dates | Upcoming SSAT National & Flex Test Dates

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 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 2016-2017 school year are provided in the table below.

Test dates for the 2016—2017 School Year:

Test Date Regular Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Special Accommodations Deadline
October 15, 2016 September 24, 2016 October 12, 2016 October 1, 2016
November 12, 2016 October 22, 2016 November 9, 2016 October 29, 2016
December 10, 2016 November 19, 2016 December 7, 2016 November 26, 2016
January 7, 2017 December 17, 2016 January 4, 2017 December 23, 2016
February 11, 2017 January 21, 2017 February 8, 2017 January 28, 2017
March 4, 2017 February 11, 2017 March 1, 2017 February 18, 2017
April 22, 2017 April 1, 2017 April 19, 2017 April 8, 2017
June 10, 2017 May 20, 2017 June 7, 2017 May 27, 2017

Flex Testing

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 Testing

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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