Study With the Best SSAT Practice Books

The Official SSAT Study Guide books prepare students to achieve their best. Packed with study tips, scoring instructions, exercises, and practice tests, students gain knowledge and confidence for test day.

The full-length practice tests are the only official, paper-and-pencil SSAT practice tests available that replicate the SSAT testing experience.

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Save $20 when ordering through your SSAT account and bundling with Online Practice.*

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Middle Level is for students currently in grades 5–7; Upper Level is for those in grades 8–11.

  • 4 full-length practice tests
  • Study questions and tips
  • Information about preparing for and taking the Upper Level SSAT
  • Scoring instructions and explanations
  • Descriptions and exercises for each question type
  • Chapter on The Character Skills Snapshot
  • Free shipping (learn more below)

*Middle and Upper Level guides are sold separately. The full-length practice tests are the same in the Guide Books as in Online Practice. A surcharge fee is applied to credit card purchases (some exclusions apply).

SSAT Guide Book Shipping

All regular and FedEx shipments are fulfilled every Tuesday and Thursday for orders placed up to 11:59 p.m. the previous evening. Please factor this into the estimated delivery times below when ordering. International orders are sometimes delayed in customs and can take up to four weeks for delivery. Call customer service at 1-609-683-4440 for any shipping questions.

Regular Shipping — FREE

  • United States: Priority Mail (1–4 days)
  • Outside the United States: Priority Mail International (1–14 days)

FedEx Shipping — $40

  • United States:  FedEx Standard Overnight
  • Outside the United States: FedEx International Economy (1–10 days)
  • FedEx does not ship to U.S. P.O. boxes, and addresses must be in English; EMA reserves the right to ship via postal mail if the FedEx option is selected with an invalid address

Start Practicing Now With the Free SSAT Mini-Test

The best SSAT practice plans begin with our free online Mini-Practice Test. This 30-question test delivers a detailed instant report showing the student’s ten highest and lowest-scoring topics, so you know exactly where to focus studying.