Test Innovators

Student Growth Percentiles- FAQ

  • Posted By: Test Innovators
  • February 10, 2021

What are student growth percentiles?

A student growth percentile (SGP) describes a student's growth compared to other students with the same initial test score. SGP is similar to a standard percentile, but instead of measuring student achievement compared to peers, SGP measures comparative growth. The student growth percentile allows us to compare the growth of students at different achievement levels.

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2020 Year in Review

  • Posted By: Test Innovators
  • February 8, 2021

While there are many reasons to be glad 2020 is behind us, there are some positive things from this past year to reflect on. Despite many challenges and obstacles, 2020 was a year of growing, learning, and giving. Below are some highlights of 2020.

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Inside the SAT

  • Posted By: Celena Alduenda
  • February 2, 2021

One critical aspect of test preparation is familiarizing yourself with the test so there are no surprises on test day. Knowing what to expect for each section of the test builds confidence and prevents lost time.

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ACT or SAT?

  • Posted By: Test Innovators
  • February 2, 2021

What are the differences between the ACT and SAT? Use the information below to learn more about each test and the differences between the two.

Is the ACT or SAT best for you?

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The Most Sought-After Day Schools of 2020

  • Posted By: Ahladini Veerina
  • January 13, 2021

Over the past eight years, Test Innovators has helped more than 135,000 students prepare for the SSAT and ISEE—admissions tests required by many of the most competitive independent schools in the country. Every year we review our data from thousands of test takers to determine the most popular schools.

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The Most Sought-After Boarding Schools of 2020

  • Posted By: Ahladini Veerina
  • January 11, 2021

Over the past eight years, Test Innovators has helped more than 135,000 students prepare for the SSAT and ISEE—admissions tests required by many of the most competitive independent schools in the country. Every year we review our data from thousands of test takers to determine the most popular schools.

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Meet Mohammed

  • Posted By: Celena Alduenda
  • December 14, 2020

Meet Mohammed

We are excited to introduce Mohammed, one of our 2020 scholars. Mohammed’s hard work and determination allowed him to increase his SSAT score by 67 percentile points.

Mohammed likes to play soccer, which is something he used to play when he lived in Bangladesh. He is looking forward to playing soccer again in high school. Mohammed also enjoys software coding, particularly website design.

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Meet Emillina

  • Posted By: Celena Alduenda
  • December 7, 2020

Meet Emillina

We are excited to introduce Emillina, one of our 2020 scholars. Emillina’s hard work and self discipline allowed her to score in the 99th percentile overall.

Emillina enjoys playing tennis, reading, baking, and cooking. Emillina loves books about adventure, such as the Harry Potter and Lord of the Ring series. She likes to bake and cook with her mom. One of their favorite baked goods is a chocolate cake. At school, Emillina enjoys math and reading the most.

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Meet Ryan

  • Posted By: Celena Alduenda
  • November 30, 2020

Meet Ryan

We are pleased to introduce Ryan, one of our 2020 scholars. Ryan’s perseverance and dedication allowed him to increase his SSAT score by 51 percentile points, scoring in the 81st percentile overall.

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Meet Mia

  • Posted By: Celena Alduenda
  • November 24, 2020

Meet Mia

We are excited to introduce Mia, one of our 2020 scholars. Mia’s diligence and self discipline allowed her to score in the 94th percentile overall.

Mia is from Hong Kong and speaks four languages—English, Japanese, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Mia has a deep appreciation for travel, different cultures, and meeting new people.

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