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Scout: FAQs


About the Scout Assessment

The Scout Assessment is released in February each year. Schools can use Scout at any time during the year up until January the following year, when a new version becomes available.

The Scout Assessment assesses Mathematics, Reading and Language, and Writing.

The Scout Assessment is designed specifically for students in the middle years of schooling. Visit Scout Assessments for year levels tested.

The test structure comprises 40 multiple choice questions for Mathematics, 40 multiple choice questions for Reading and Language and a Writing task.

The Scout Assessment is a two-hour assessment.



No. Students are not allowed to use calculators, dictionaries or translators.

Please contact Customer Service at [email protected] for available options.

About results

School and student reports are emailed to schools within 10 working days of the answer booklets being received at UNSW Global for processing.

About cost

A minimum of 10 tests per order is required. Visit the Scout homepage for prices for each country.