The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
Students applying for admission to CHCA's Upper School grades 9-12, or students entering applying for the Cum Laude Scholarship grades 7-9, are required to take the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE).
You can register for the ISEE in one of the following ways:
- Phone 1-800-446-0320 or 1-919-956-8524
- Mail (form included in the ISEE Student Guide which can be downloaded from the website)
CHCA Code and Site Number: 365953
- When is the test offered and what does my student need to bring?
- What is the cost?
- What are the test components?
- How can I prepare?
- What is the start time? How long does the test last?
- Who receives my test scores?
- How often may I take the test?
- How do I find out if the test is cancelled due to inclement weather?
- Can I take the ISEE at a test location other than CHCA?
- What if my student is ill on the day of the test?
- Can students test with accommodations?
- Are sample test questions available?
Saturday, 02/09/19 (registration deadline 01/19/19)
Saturday, 04/06/19 (registration deadline 03/16/19)
If you miss a registration deadline you may register as a walk-in by contacting Admissions@chca-oh.org in the Admissions Office at (513) 247-9944, ext. 213.
We will provide the needed pencils and pens. Eating is not permitted during the test but we will offer snacks and drinks before the test and during the two scheduled test breaks. Students may not use a calculator and cell phones may not be activated during the test.
$120 for online or mail in registration
$145 for phone registration
$160 for walk-in registration
Checks made payable to Educational Records Bureau (ERB). If you cannot afford the test fee, you may request the Ben D. Wood Grant Program Waiver Form from the Admissions Office (247-9944, ext. 213). Registration must be done by mail when using the waiver.