Highest Average SSAT Score

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The Secondary School Admission Test, or SSAT, is an admissions test administered to students in grades 5-11 to help determine placement into independent or private junior high and high schools.
Despite its similarities, the SSAT is not related to the SAT Reasoning test and is not administered by the College Board.
A school's average SSAT score is based on a relatively small sample of students from year to year (typically less than 100 students for a graduating class).
Average SSAT scores, then, can naturally fluctuate year to year while the quality of the overall program and strength of the student body remains consistent.
Schools in the list below are often separated by small statistical differences, which for all intents and purposes, are not meaningful in determining the overall strength of the student body between two schools.
A school's average SSAT score should not be interpreted as the minimum score needed to gain acceptance - a school's student body will have a wide range of students whose SSAT score falls above and below the school average.

Highest Average Ssat

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  • Boarding School % SSAT Grades Location
  • 1.-17. Phillips Academy Andover
    >85%Gr. 9-12, PGAndover, MA180 Main Street
    AndoverMA01810
    978-749-4050
  • 1.-17. Phillips Exeter Academy
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGExeter, NH20 Main Street
    ExeterNH03833
    (603)777-3437
  • 1.-17. Georgetown Preparatory School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12North Bethesda, MD10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD20852
    301-214-1215
  • 1.-17. Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    >85%
    Gr. 8-12Groton, MA282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA01450
    978-448-7510
  • 1.-17. Milton Academy
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12

    K-12 (day)
     | K-12 (day)Milton, MA170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA02186
    617-898-2227
  • 1.-17. St. Paul's School
    (Episcopal)
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12Concord, NH325 Pleasant Street
    ConcordNH03301
    603-229-4700
  • 1.-17. Deerfield Academy
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGDeerfield, MAOffice of Admission
    DeerfieldMA01342
    413-774-1400
  • 1.-17. The Hotchkiss School
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGLakeville, CT11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT06039
    (860) 435-3102
  • 1.-17. Middlesex School
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12Concord, MA1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA01742
    (978) 371-6524
  • 1.-17. The Thacher School
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12Ojai, CA5025 Thacher Road
    OjaiCA93023
    805-640-3210
  • 1.-17. Culver Academies
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12Culver, IN1300 Academy Road #157
    CulverIN46511
    574-842-7100
  • 1.-17. St. Mark's School
    (Episcopal)
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12Southborough, MA25 Marlboro Road
    SouthboroughMA01772
    508-786-6118
  • 1.-17. Cate School
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12Carpinteria, CA1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA93014
    (805) 684-4127 ext 2
  • 1.-17. Choate Rosemary Hall
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGWallingford, CT333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT06492
    203-697-2239
  • 1.-17. Indian Springs School
    >85%
    Gr. 8-12Indian Springs, AL190 Woodward Drive
    Indian SpringsAL35124
    (888)843-9477
  • 1.-17. St. Andrew's School, DE
    (Episcopal)
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12Middletown, DE350 Noxontown Road
    MiddletownDE19709
    (302) 285-4231
  • 1.-17. Woodside Priory School (Priory)
    (Catholic)
    >85%
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Portola Valley, CA302 Portola Road
    Portola ValleyCA94028
    650-851-8223
  • 18.-31. Concord Academy
    75%-85%Gr. 9-12Concord, MA166 Main Street
    ConcordMA01742
    978-402-2250
  • 18.-31. Lawrenceville School
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGLawrenceville, NJPO BOX 6008
    LawrencevilleNJ08648
    800-735-2030
  • 18.-31. The Taft School
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGWatertown, CT110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT06795
    860-945-7700
  • 18.-31. St. George's School
    (Episcopal)
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12Newport, RIPO Box 1910
    NewportRI02840
    401-842-6600
  • 18.-31. Hill School
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGPottstown, PA717 East High Street
    PottstownPA19464
    (610) 326-1000
  • 18.-31. The Madeira School
    All-Girls 
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12McLean, VA8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA22102-1200
    703-556-8273
  • 18.-31. Midland School
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12Los Olivos, CAPO Box 8
    Los OlivosCA93441
    805 688 5114
  • 18.-31. St. Albans School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12

    4-12 (day)
     | 4-12 (day)Washington, D.C., DCMount St. Alban
    Washington, D.C.DC20016
    202-537-6440
  • 18.-31. Verde Valley School
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12Sedona, AZ3511 Verde Valley School Road
    SedonaAZ86351
    928.284.2272
  • 18.-31. The Loomis Chaffee School
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGWindsor, CTOffice of Admission
    WindsorCT06095
    860-687-6400
  • 18.-31. Linden Hall
    All-Girls 
    75%-85%
    Gr. 6-12, PGLititz, PA212 East Main Street
    LititzPA17543
    1-800-258-5778
  • 18.-31. Wyoming Seminary Upper School
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGKingston, PA201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA18704
    570-270-2160
  • 18.-31. Blair Academy
    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12, PGBlairstown, NJ2 Park Street
    BlairstownNJ07825
    908-362-2024

Highest Average Ssat

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % SSAT Grades Location
  • 18.-31. The Governor's Academy
    (formerly Governor Dummer Academy)

    75%-85%
    Gr. 9-12Byfield, MA1 Elm Street
    ByfieldMA01922
    978-499-3120
  • 32.-52. Peddie School
    65%-75%Gr. 9-12, PGHightstown, NJ201 South Main Street
    HightstownNJ08520
    609-944-7501
  • 32.-52. Episcopal High School
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12Alexandria, VA1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA22302
    877-933-4347
  • 32.-52. Westminster School
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PGSimsbury, CT995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT06070
    (860) 408 3060
  • 32.-52. Cranbrook Schools
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Bloomfield Hills, MIPO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI48303
    (248)645-3610
  • 32.-52. Kent School
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PGKent, CTPO Box 2006
    KentCT06757
    800-538-KENT (5368)
  • 32.-52. Miss Porter's School
    All-Girls 
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12Farmington, CT60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT06032
    860-409-3530
  • 32.-52. Stevenson School
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Pebble Beach, CA3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA93953
    831-625-8309
  • 32.-52. Northfield Mount Hermon
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PGMount Hermon, MAOne Lamplighter Way
    Mount HermonMA01354
    413-498-3227
  • 32.-52. Tabor Academy
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12Marion, MA66 Front Street
    MarionMA02738
    (508)291-8300
  • 32.-52. Westtown School
    (Society of Friends)
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)West Chester, PA975 Westtown Rd
    West ChesterPA19382
    610-399-7900
  • 32.-52. Emma Willard School
    All-Girls 
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PGTroy, NY285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY12180
    518-833-1320
  • 32.-52. Miss Hall's School
    All-Girls 
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PGPittsfield, MA492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA01201
    413-499-1300
  • 32.-52. Stoneleigh-Burnham School
    All-Girls 
    65%-75%
    Gr. 7-12, PGGreenfield, MA574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA01301
    413-774-2711 x 257
  • 32.-52. Berkshire School
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PGSheffield, MA245 North Undermountain Road
    SheffieldMA01257
    413-229-1003
  • 32.-52. Brooks School
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12North Andover, MA1160 Great Pond Road
    North AndoverMA01845
    978-725-6272
  • 32.-52. The Ethel Walker School
    All-Girls 
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PG

    6-12, PG (day)
     | 6-12, PG (day)Simsbury, CT230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT06070
    860-408-4200
  • 32.-52. Hawai'i Preparatory Academy
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PG

    K-12, PG (day)
     | K-12, PG (day)Kamuela, HI65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road
    KamuelaHI96743
    808-881-4321
  • 32.-52. Holderness School
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PGPlymouth, NHPO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH03264
    603-536-1747
  • 32.-52. Lawrence Academy
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12Groton, MA26 Powderhouse Road, PO Box 992
    GrotonMA01450
    978 448 1530
  • 32.-52. Millbrook School
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12, PGMillbrook, NY131 Millbrook School Road
    MillbrookNY12545
    845-677-8261 ext. 13
  • 32.-52. Saint Andrew's School
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Boca Raton, FL3900 Jog Road
    Boca RatonFL33434
    561-210-2020
  • 53.-78. Colorado Rocky Mountain School
    <65%Gr. 9-12Carbondale, CO1493 County Road 106
    CarbondaleCO81623
    970-963-2562
  • 53.-78. Lake Forest Academy
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGLake Forest, IL1500 West Kennedy Road
    Lake ForestIL60045
    847-615-3267
  • 53.-78. Pomfret School
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGPomfret, CTPO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT06258
    860-963-6124
  • 53.-78. Portsmouth Abbey School
    (Catholic)
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12Portsmouth, RI285 Cory's Lane
    PortsmouthRI02871
    (401)643-1248
  • 53.-78. Westover School
    All-Girls 
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12Middlebury, CT1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT06762
    203-577-4521
  • 53.-78. The Williston Northampton School
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PG

    7-12, PG (day)
     | 7-12, PG (day)Easthampton, MA19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA01027
    (413) 529-3241
  • 53.-78. Asheville School
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12Asheville, NC360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC28806
    (828) 254-6345
  • 53.-78. Avon Old Farms School
    All-Boys 
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGAvon, CT500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT06001
    800-464-2866
  • 53.-78. Dana Hall School
    All-Girls 
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Wellesley, MA45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA02482
    781-235-3010 x2531
  • 53.-78. The Bolles School
    <65%
    Gr. 7-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     | Pre-K-12, PG (day)Jacksonville, FL7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL32217
    9042565030
  • 53.-78. Canterbury School
    (Catholic)
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGNew Milford, CT101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT06776
    (860)210-3832
  • 53.-78. Garrison Forest School
    All-Girls 
    <65%
    Gr. 8-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Owings Mills, MD300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD21117
    410-559-3111
  • 53.-78. Suffield Academy
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGSuffield, CTSuffield Academy
    SuffieldCT06078
    860-386-4440
  • 53.-78. Brewster Academy
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGWolfeboro, NH80 Academy Drive
    WolfeboroNH03894
    (603) 569-7200
  • 53.-78. Proctor Academy
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGAndover, NH204 Main Street - P.O. Box 500
    AndoverNH03216
    603-735-6212
  • 53.-78. Salisbury School
    All-Boys 
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGSalisbury, CT251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT06068
    860-435-5732
  • 53.-78. Woodberry Forest School
    All-Boys 
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12Woodberry Forest, VA241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA22989
    888-798-9371
  • 53.-78. Church Farm School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    <65%
    Gr. 7-12Exton, PA1001 East Lincoln Highway
    ExtonPA19341
    610-363-5347
  • 53.-78. The Gunnery
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGWashington, CT99 Green Hill Road
    WashingtonCT06793
    (860)-868-7334
  • 53.-78. Hoosac School
    (Episcopal)
    <65%
    Gr. 8-12, PGHoosick, NYPO Box 9
    HoosickNY12089
    518 686 7331
  • 53.-78. Ridley College
    (Anglican)
    <65%
    Gr. Pre-K-12, PGSt Catharines, Canada2 Ridley Road
    St Catharines
    905-684-1889
  • 53.-78. St. Anne's-Belfield School
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Charlottesville, VA2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA22903
    434-296-5106
  • 53.-78. Trinity-Pawling School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PG

    7-12, PG (day)
     | 7-12, PG (day)Pawling, NY700 Route 22
    PawlingNY12564
    845 855 4825
  • 53.-78. Vermont Academy
    <65%
    Gr. 9-12, PGSaxtons River, VT10 Long Walk
    Saxtons RiverVT05154
    802 869 6229
  • 53.-78. Ojai Valley School
    <65%
    Gr. 3-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Ojai, CA723 El Paseo Road
    OjaiCA93023
    (805)646-1423
  • 53.-78. Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School
    (Presbyterian)
    <65%
    Gr. 7-12

    5-12 (day)
     | 5-12 (day)Rabun Gap, GA339 Nacoochee Drive
    Rabun GapGA30568
    706-746-7720

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