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SHSAT Class for 7th & 8th Graders

Our SHSAT classes combine the best parts of personalized education with the best parts of a group class. We match students of similar skill levels, creating small groups of six learners max., so students can have the individualized attention they need and learn from each other. The SHSAT is a difficult and competitive entrance exam for 8th graders. That is why we start motivated 7th graders in our SHSAT pre-prep groups. Class participants review math fundamentals, become strong readers, learn the rules of English grammar, and gain test-taking expertise. Our tutors start with a diagnostic exam, cover important math and ELA topics, and teach test-taking skills as part of their curriculum. Our approach is data-driven and includes full-length exams and homework to track students’ progress.

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Why Study for the SHSAT with Us?

Advanced Math and ELA in a Small Group
The SHSAT is a challenging test and students must master elementary and middle school math, including some algebra concepts, in order to do well. Equally important is mastery of the rules of English grammar, understanding poetry, and being a careful and fast reader. Our tutors are test prep experts and offer content instruction in a small group setting, which means the instruction is personalized and engaging, while allowing students to learn from each other.
Advanced Math and ELA in a Small Group
Top strategies, tips, and tricks!
Even students who are masters of more advanced math topics and fantastic readers often find themselves plateauing or not getting a top SHSAT score. This is because the test the SHSAT requires a strategic approach. Questions are written to be tricky and our students figure out their specific strategies alongside their expert instructor -- we often recommend different tricks for different learners.
Top strategies, tips, and tricks!
Unlimited mock testing
The 3rd ingredient in getting into your top choice NYC specialized school is practice. We invest in an in-person mock test prep center where students are encouraged to take proctored, full length exams. Once new concepts and strategies are learned, it takes a lot of practice for them to become 2nd nature. We don't charge for additional mock tests once you are out student.
Unlimited mock testing

Only $99 per hour!

This small group course is a terrific value compared to our 1-on-1 rate of $175/hr.

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7th Grade SHSAT Prep Mar-June, Sept-Nov 2024 Sunday - 2 spots available

Mar 08Nov 03
Sun  From 10:00 to 13:00
1460 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

7th Grade SHSAT Prep August Intensive, Mon-Fri - 2 spots available

Aug 26Aug 30
Mon, Tus, Wed, Thu, Fri  From 10:00 to 13:00
1460 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

7th Grade SHSAT Prep March-June, Sept-Nov 2024 (Tues/Thurs) - 2 spots available

Jan 04Nov 01
Tus, Thu  From 17:00 to 18:30

20 Years of Happy Clients - Over 80% Acceptance Rate!

Virginia, NYC Parent
Savannah is amazing!! Aside from teaching her the necessary skills, she really built my daughter’s confidence. Our daughter Georgina went into the exam feeling confident about her abilities and had a great experience at the SHSAT exam.
Jenni is a compassionate SHSAT tutor. She is only great support during the sessions, but she also makes herself available off hours when the kids have questions. We're so happy we worked with her for SHSAT prep!
Meg, 8th Grade Mom
My daughter got great news….she scored 557 on the SHSAT and got an offer from her #1 choice: Bronx Science! As you can imagine, she is thrilled! Thank you to you and the Ivy Tutors team for providing her with such great preparation - it is wonderful to see her hard work pay off!

What is a Semi-Private Class?


Share the cost of a senior tutor with 2 to 5 other students and learn in a group setting! Students benefit a group because they learn from each other, hold each other accountable, and have fun together! We don't believe that classes of more than 6 students have the same effect, so we call our classes "semi-privates."

Private 1-to-1 Tutoring

Private tutoring has its benefits too. For the most personalized test preparation services, you'll want to work with a tutor 1-to-1. The curriculum and learning style will be uniquely matched to the student. Many of our clients start with a semi-private class and continue with more targeted, private prep closer to the test date.

SHSAT Class for 7th & 8th Graders Classes Instructors

Grant L.

Grant graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Theatre and Linguistics. For the last 6+ years, he has tutored students of all ages in Math, English, Reading, and Test Prep. During sessions, Grant exce...

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Madison T.

Madi graduated from Northwestern University in 2022 with a degree in Neuroscience, and following that attended Northwestern Pritzker School of Law where she received a Master's of Science in Law. Madi has lived in O...


Jenni H.

Jenni graduated with a Master’s in Applied Math and Physics from Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from the University of Michigan. She has been teaching and tutoring high school in ...

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Savannah B.

Savannah graduated from New York University with degrees in Philosophy and Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics. With a focus on math and test preparation, her tutoring style is personalized to the individual...

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