SSAT & ISEE Testing

All applicants applying to Overlake are required to take either the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) or the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). For applicants to 11th grade, we will accept PSAT or ACT scores in lieu of the SSAT or ISEE. Overlake can only accept current year testing results. Students will have the option of a paper test or test at home. 

When to take the test

  • US applicants: Upper School applicants must take the SSAT paper-based test on or before January 6, 2024.
  • US applicants: Upper School applicants must take the SSAT computer-based or at-home test on or before February 1, 2024.
  • MS applicants: Middle School applicants must take the paper-based test on or before February 3, 2024.
  • MS applicants: Middle School applicants must take the computer-based or at-home test on or before March 1, 2024.

For more information about testing options and dates - please visit

SSAT - https://www.ssat.org/testing/overview or

ISEE -  https://www.erblearn.org/families/isee-by-erb/

How to take the test

Admission Key Dates

January 11, 2024
Completed Application Due

February 1, 2024
Financial Aid Application Due

February 23, 2024
Upper School Decision Notification

March 1, 2024
Upper School Family Response 

March 22, 2024
Middle School Decision Notification

March 29, 2024
Middle School Family Response

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Contact

Admission Department
admission@overlake.org
425-868-1000