How is the ISEE Scored?

The ISEE report gives four scores: a raw score, a scaled score, a percentile, and stanine.

Raw Scores

Raw scores are computed by adding up all correct answers. Unlike on the SSAT, there are no points deducted for incorrect answers.
Therefore, it is strategically important to answer every question, since there is no penalty for getting one wrong.

Scaled Scores

Scores are reported out of a total score of 760 – 940.

Percentiles

Ranking of where the student stands relative to the ISEE norm group.

Stanines

Stanines are essentially an abbreviated version of the percentiles. While there are 99 percentile scores, there are only nine possible stanine values.

Score Verbal
Reasoning
Quantitative
Reasoning
Reading Mathematical
Achievement
40 915-945
35 910-940 901-931
30 896-926 908-938 909-939 888-918
25 881-911 891-921 890-920 874-904
20 867-897 874-904 872-902 861-891
15 852-882 858-888 853-883 847-877
10 838-868 840-870 834-864 834-864
5 823-853 823-853 816-846 820-850
0 808-838 807-837 797-827 807-837

Raw Scores

Correct Answers = +1
Wrong Answers = 0
Blank = 0