About Admission Testing Solutions

Elementary Classroom

We are a team of dedicated educational professionals with backgrounds in private school admissions, classroom teaching, tutoring, and designing practice tests for students preparing to take the ISEE and SSAT.  

 

In 2005, we launched an admission consulting business where we: 

 

  • Help private schools create and support admission processes

  • Help families navigate the private school testing and admission process

  • Provide test prep courses with practice tests designed to help students shine on their entrance exams, including the ISEE and SSAT. 

 

For 15 years, our certified classroom teachers who understand the content, pace and goal of admission testing have been designing Pre-K – 12th grade practice admission tests featuring original content, age-appropriate questions and time-pressured pacing. But, our tests were always used in person.

 

In 2020 when COVID-19 hit, it was our practice test development expertise that prompted a consortium of independent schools searching for a way to assess their Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st grade applicants to ask if we could create a remote admission testing solution. 

 

And, Admission Testing Solutions (ATS) was born…. 

We responded quickly by developing a flexible, secure, web-based testing application that schools can use to administer proctored tests either on campus or remotely. Several independent schools including Good Shepherd Episcopal School, Greenhill School, The Hockaday School, The Lamplighter School, Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, Parish Episcopal School, St. Mark's School of Texas and Trinity Christian Academy remotely tested more than 700 students over 2020-2022 admission process while the pandemic restricted in-person testing. Client schools are looking forward to using the ATS admission tests in person on their campuses in the fall or remotely if needed.

 

We continue to analyze and document the psychometric and statistical data of our tests to provide client schools strong data on which to base admission decisions.