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Among "All Schools", view the boarding schools with the "highest average SAT scores".
For several key reasons (listed below), these comparisons are intended only as informal reference points for evaluating the SAT taking ability of a school's student body.
A school's average SAT score is based on a relatively small sample of students from year to year (typically less than 100 students for a graduating class).
Average SAT 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.
As a final note: average SAT scores should never be used by a family as an expectation of what score they can expect their child to receive if they go to a particular institution.
The SAT correlates very closely with the SSAT: Students who have high SSAT scores invariably have high SAT scores and vise versa - SAT scores generally reflect the testing ability of the student prior to being admitted at a school.
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  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 1.-15. Choate Rosemary Hall
    >2000Gr. 9-12, PGWallingford, CT333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT 06492
    203-697-2239
  • 1.-15. Concord Academy
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Concord, MA166 Main Street
    ConcordMA 01742
    978-402-2250
  • 1.-15. Deerfield Academy
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGDeerfield, MAOffice of Admission
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-1400
  • 1.-15. Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    >2000
    Gr. 8-12Groton, MA282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    978-448-7510
  • 1.-15. Indian Springs School
    >2000
    Gr. 8-12Indian Springs, AL190 Woodward Drive
    Indian SpringsAL 35124
    (888)843-9477
  • 1.-15. The Lawrenceville School
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGLawrenceville, NJPO BOX 6008
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    800-735-2030
  • 1.-15. Middlesex School
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Concord, MA1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA 01742
    (978) 371-6524
  • 1.-15. Milton Academy
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12

    K-12 (day)
     | K-12 (day)Milton, MA170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA 02186
    617-898-2227
  • 1.-15. Mount Michael Benedictine School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Elkhorn, NE22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    402-253-0946
  • 1.-15. Phillips Academy Andover
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGAndover, MA180 Main Street
    AndoverMA 01810
    978-749-4050
  • 1.-15. Phillips Exeter Academy
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGExeter, NH20 Main Street
    ExeterNH 03833
    (603)777-3437
  • 1.-15. St. Paul's School
    (Episcopal)
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Concord, NH325 Pleasant Street
    ConcordNH 03301
    603-229-4700
  • 1.-15. The Thacher School
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Ojai, CA5025 Thacher Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-640-3210
  • 1.-15. Thomas Jefferson School
    >2000
    Gr. 7-12, PGSaint Louis, MO4100 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    Saint LouisMO 63127
    314-843-4151
  • 1.-15. The Webb Schools
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Claremont, CA1175 West Baseline Road
    ClaremontCA 91711
    (909) 482-5214
  • 16.-35. The Athenian School
    1900-2000Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Danville, CA2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA 94506
    925.362.7223
  • 16.-35. Cate School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Carpinteria, CA1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA 93014
    (805) 684-4127 ext 2
  • 16.-35. Cranbrook Schools
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Bloomfield Hills, MIPO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    (248)645-3610
  • 16.-35. Emma Willard School
    All-Girls 
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGTroy, NY285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    518-833-1320
  • 16.-35. Georgetown Preparatory School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12North Bethesda, MD10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    301-214-1215
  • 16.-35. Grier School
    All-Girls 
    1900-2000
    Gr. 7-12, PGTyrone, PAP.O. Box 308
    TyronePA 16686
    (814)684-3000
  • 16.-35. The Hotchkiss School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGLakeville, CT11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (860) 435-3102
  • 16.-35. The Loomis Chaffee School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGWindsor, CTOffice of Admission
    WindsorCT 06095
    860-687-6400
  • 16.-35. Mercyhurst Preparatory School
    (Catholic)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Erie, PA538 East Grandview Blvd
    EriePA 16504
    814-746-9489
  • 16.-35. Miss Porter's School
    All-Girls 
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Farmington, CT60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    860-409-3530
  • 16.-35. Oak Grove School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Ojai, CA220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805) 646-8236
  • 16.-35. Oregon Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     | Pre-K-12, PG (day)Portland, OR6300 SW Nicol Road
    PortlandOR 97223
    503-768-3115
  • 16.-35. St. Andrew's School, DE
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Middletown, DE350 Noxontown Road
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302) 285-4231
  • 16.-35. St. George's School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Newport, RIPO Box 1910
    NewportRI 02840
    401-842-6600
  • 16.-35. St. Mark's School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Southborough, MA25 Marlboro Road
    SouthboroughMA 01772
    508-786-6118
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 16.-35. St. Stephen's Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 8-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Austin, TX6500 St. Stephen's Drive
    AustinTX 78746
    512-327-1213 ex.210
  • 16.-35. Suffield Academy
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGSuffield, CTSuffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    860-386-4440
  • 16.-35. The Taft School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGWatertown, CT110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    860-945-7700
  • 16.-35. Western Reserve Academy
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGHudson, OH115 College Street
    HudsonOH 44236
    330-650-9717
  • 16.-35. Westminster School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGSimsbury, CT995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860) 408 3060
  • 36.-73. American Hebrew Academy
    (Jewish)
    1800-1900Gr. 9-12, PGGreensboro, NC4334 Hobbs Road
    GreensboroNC 27410
    3362177074
  • 36.-73. Annie Wright Schools
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Tacoma, WA827 N. Tacoma Avenue
    TacomaWA 98403
    (253) 284-8600
  • 36.-73. Asheville School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Asheville, NC360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828) 254-6345
  • 36.-73. The Bolles School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 7-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     | Pre-K-12, PG (day)Jacksonville, FL7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    9042565030
  • 36.-73. Brandon Hall School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 7-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Atlanta, GA1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    770-394-8177
  • 36.-73. Canterbury School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGNew Milford, CT101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT 06776
    (860)210-3832
  • 36.-73. Chatham Hall
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Chatham, VA800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    434-432-5516
  • 36.-73. Dana Hall School
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Wellesley, MA45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    781-235-3010 x2531
  • 36.-73. Delphian School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 3-12

    K-12 (day)
     | K-12 (day)Sheridan, OR20950 SW Rock Creek Road
    SheridanOR 97378
    800-626-6610
  • 36.-73. Ekklesia Mountain High
    1800-1900
    Gr. 11-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Buena Vista, CO518 S. San Juan Ave., Box 1243
    Buena VistaCO 81211
    719 395 6046 ext 23
  • 36.-73. Fountain Valley School of Colorado
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Colorado Springs, CO6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO 80911
    719-391-5251
  • 36.-73. Hill School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGPottstown, PA717 East High Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    (610) 326-1000
  • 36.-73. Holderness School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGPlymouth, NHPO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH 03264
    603-536-1747
  • 36.-73. Kimball Union Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGMeriden, NH7 Campus Center, PO Box 188
    MeridenNH 03770
    603 469 2100
  • 36.-73. Lake Forest Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGLake Forest, IL1500 West Kennedy Road
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    847-615-3267
  • 36.-73. Linden Hall
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 6-12, PGLititz, PA212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    1-800-258-5778
  • 36.-73. Maharishi School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Fairfield, IA804 Dr Robert Keith Wallace Drive
    FairfieldIA 52556
    6414729400 x 5538
  • 36.-73. Maine Central Institute
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGPittsfield, ME295 Main Street
    PittsfieldME 04967
    207-487-2282
  • 36.-73. Miss Hall's School
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGPittsfield, MA492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    413-499-1300
  • 36.-73. The Northwest School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Seattle, WA1415 Summit Avenue
    SeattleWA 98122
    206-682-7309
  • 36.-73. Portsmouth Abbey School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Portsmouth, RI285 Cory's Lane
    PortsmouthRI 02871
    (401)643-1248
  • 36.-73. Saint Andrew's School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Boca Raton, FL3900 Jog Road
    Boca RatonFL 33434
    561-210-2020
  • 36.-73. St. Anne's-Belfield School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Charlottesville, VA2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106
  • 36.-73. St. Bernard Preparatory School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 7-12Cullman, AL1600 St. Bernard Drive, S.E.
    CullmanAL 35055
    256-255-5890
  • 36.-73. Saint James School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 8-12Hagerstown, MD17641 College Road
    HagerstownMD 21740
    301-733-9330 x 3004
  • 36.-73. Saint John's Preparatory School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PG

    6-12, PG (day)
     | 6-12, PG (day)Collegeville, MN2280 Watertower Road, Box 4000
    CollegevilleMN 56321
    1-800-525-7737
  • 36.-73. Salem Academy
    All-Girls  (Moravian)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Winston-Salem, NC500 East Salem Avenue
    Winston-SalemNC 27101
    336-721-2643
  • 36.-73. Salisbury School
    All-Boys 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGSalisbury, CT251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    860-435-5732
  • 36.-73. South Kent School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGSouth Kent, CT40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT 06785
    860-927-3539 ext.201
  • 36.-73. Southwestern Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr. 6-12, PGSan Marino, CA2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA 91108
  • 36.-73. Sparhawk School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 8-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     | Pre-K-12, PG (day)Amesbury, MA196 Main Street
    AmesburyMA 01913
    978-388-5354
  • 36.-73. Stevenson School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Pebble Beach, CA3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA 93953
    831-625-8309
  • 36.-73. TMI -The Episcopal School of Texas
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 8-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)San Antonio, TX20955 West Tejas Trail
    San AntonioTX 78257
    2106987171
  • 36.-73. Valley International Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Campbell, CA1 West Campbell Avenue, B-20
    CampbellCA 95008
    408-866-9988
  • 36.-73. The Webb School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 7-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Bell Buckle, TN319 Webb Road East
    Bell BuckleTN 37020
    888-733-9322
  • 36.-73. The White Mountain School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGBethlehem, NH371 West Farm Road
    BethlehemNH 03574
    6034442928 x226
  • 36.-73. Woodberry Forest School
    All-Boys 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Woodberry Forest, VA241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    888-798-9371
  • 36.-73. Woodside Priory School (Priory)
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Portola Valley, CA302 Portola Road
    Portola ValleyCA 94028
    650-851-8223
  • 74.-113. Avon Old Farms School
    All-Boys 
    1700-1800Gr. 9-12, PGAvon, CT500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    800-464-2866
  • 74.-113. Ben Lippen School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 7-12

    K-12 (day)
     | K-12 (day)Columbia, SC7401 Monticello Rd.
    ColumbiaSC 29203
    (803) 807-4145
  • 74.-113. Blue Ridge School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12St. George, VA273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811
  • 74.-113. Buffalo Seminary
    All-Girls 
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12Buffalo, NY205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    716-885-6780
  • 74.-113. Colorado Rocky Mountain School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12Carbondale, CO500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    970-963-2562
  • 74.-113. Cotter Schools
    (Catholic)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PG

    7-12, PG (day)
     | 7-12, PG (day)Winona, MN1115 West Broadway Street
    WinonaMN 55987
    507-453-5113
  • 74.-113. Culver Academies
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12Culver, IN1300 Academy Road
    CulverIN 46511
    574-842-7100
  • 74.-113. The Ethel Walker School
    All-Girls 
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PG

    6-12, PG (day)
     | 6-12, PG (day)Simsbury, CT230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    860-408-4200
  • 74.-113. Foxcroft Academy
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGDover Foxcroft, ME975 West Main Street
    Dover FoxcroftME 04426
    207-564-8664
  • 74.-113. Garrison Forest School
    All-Girls 
    1700-1800
    Gr. 8-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Owings Mills, MD300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    410-559-3111
  • 74.-113. The Gunnery
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGWashington, CT99 Green Hill Road
    WashingtonCT 06793
    (860)-868-7334
  • 74.-113. Lawrence Academy
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12Groton, MA26 Powderhouse Road, PO Box 992
    GrotonMA 01450
    978 448 1530
  • 74.-113. The Linsly School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 7-12

    5-12 (day)
     | 5-12 (day)Wheeling, WV60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    304-233-1436
  • 74.-113. The MacDuffie School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 6-12, PGGranby, MA66 School Street
    GranbyMA 01033
    413-255-0000
  • 74.-113. Massanutten Military Academy
    1700-1800
    Gr. 7-12, PGWoodstock, VA614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    877-466-6222
  • 74.-113. The Orme School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGMayer, AZ1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
    MayerAZ 86333
    928-632-7601
  • 74.-113. The Pennington School
    (United Methodist)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 8-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Pennington, NJ112 West Delaware Avenue
    PenningtonNJ 08534
    609-737-6128
  • 74.-113. The Perkiomen School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 6-12, PGPennsburg, PA200 Seminary Street
    PennsburgPA 18073
    215-679-9511
  • 74.-113. Pomfret School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGPomfret, CTPO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    860-963-6124
  • 74.-113. The Putney School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGPutney, VT418 Houghton Brook Road
    PutneyVT 05346
    802-387-6219
  • 74.-113. St. Mary's School
    (Catholic)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Medford, OR816 Black Oak Drive
    MedfordOR 97504
    541-773-7877
  • 74.-113. San Domenico School
    (Dominican)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)San Anselmo, CA1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    415-258-1905
  • 74.-113. Sandy Spring Friends School
    (Quaker)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Sandy Spring, MD16923 Norwood Road
    Sandy SpringMD 20860
    301-774-7455
  • 74.-113. Santa Catalina School
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12Monterey, CA1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    831-655-9356
  • 74.-113. Scattergood Friends School
    (Quaker)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGWest Branch, IA1951 Delta Avenue
    West BranchIA 52358
    (319) 643-7628
  • 74.-113. Solebury School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12

    7-12 (day)
     | 7-12 (day)New Hope, PA6832 Phillips Mill Road
    New HopePA 18938
    215-862-5261
  • 74.-113. Steamboat Mountain School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGSteamboat Springs, CO42605 RCR 36
    Steamboat SpringsCO 80487
    970-879-1350 x18
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