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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.

Highest Sat Scores

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 1.-17. Choate Rosemary Hall
    >2000Gr. 9-12, PGWallingford, CT333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT06492
    203-697-2239
  • 1.-17. Concord Academy
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Concord, MA166 Main Street
    ConcordMA01742
    978-402-2250
  • 1.-17. Deerfield Academy
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGDeerfield, MAOffice of Admission
    DeerfieldMA01342
    413-774-1400
  • 1.-17. Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    >2000
    Gr. 8-12Groton, MA282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA01450
    978-448-7510
  • 1.-17. The Hockaday School
    All-Girls 
    >2000
    Gr. 8-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Dallas, TX11600 Welch Road
    DallasTX75229
    214-360-6526
  • 1.-17. The Hotchkiss School
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGLakeville, CT11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT06039
    (860) 435-3102
  • 1.-17. Indian Springs School
    >2000
    Gr. 8-12Indian Springs, AL190 Woodward Drive
    Indian SpringsAL35124
    (888)843-9477
  • 1.-17. Lawrenceville School
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGLawrenceville, NJPO BOX 6008
    LawrencevilleNJ08648
    800-735-2030
  • 1.-17. Linden Hall
    All-Girls 
    >2000
    Gr. 6-12, PGLititz, PA212 East Main Street
    LititzPA17543
    1-800-258-5778
  • 1.-17. Middlesex School
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Concord, MA1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA01742
    (978) 371-6524
  • 1.-17. Milton Academy
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12

    K-12 (day)
     | K-12 (day)Milton, MA170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA02186
    617-898-2227
  • 1.-17. Mount Michael Benedictine School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Elkhorn, NE22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE68022
    402-253-0946
  • 1.-17. Phillips Academy Andover
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGAndover, MA180 Main Street
    AndoverMA01810
    978-749-4050
  • 1.-17. Phillips Exeter Academy
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGExeter, NH20 Main Street
    ExeterNH03833
    (603)777-3437
  • 1.-17. St. Paul's School
    (Episcopal)
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Concord, NH325 Pleasant Street
    ConcordNH03301
    603-229-4700
  • 1.-17. The Thacher School
    >2000
    Gr. 9-12Ojai, CA5025 Thacher Road
    OjaiCA93023
    805-640-3210
  • 1.-17. Thomas Jefferson School
    >2000
    Gr. 7-12, PGSaint Louis, MO4100 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    Saint LouisMO63127
    314-843-4151
  • 18.-37. The Athenian School
    1900-2000Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Danville, CA2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA94506
    925.362.7223
  • 18.-37. Cate School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Carpinteria, CA1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA93014
    (805) 684-4127 ext 2
  • 18.-37. Cranbrook Schools
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Bloomfield Hills, MIPO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI48303
    (248)645-3610
  • 18.-37. Emma Willard School
    All-Girls 
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGTroy, NY285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY12180
    518-833-1320
  • 18.-37. Georgetown Preparatory School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12North Bethesda, MD10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD20852
    301-214-1215
  • 18.-37. Grier School
    All-Girls 
    1900-2000
    Gr. 7-12, PGTyrone, PAP.O. Box 308
    TyronePA16686
    (814)684-3000
  • 18.-37. The Loomis Chaffee School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGWindsor, CTOffice of Admission
    WindsorCT06095
    860-687-6400
  • 18.-37. Mercyhurst Preparatory School
    (Catholic)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Erie, PA538 East Grandview Blvd
    EriePA16504
    814.824.2323
  • 18.-37. Miss Porter's School
    All-Girls 
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Farmington, CT60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT06032
    860-409-3530
  • 18.-37. Oak Grove School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Ojai, CA220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA93023
    (805) 646-8236
  • 18.-37. 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
    PortlandOR97223
    503-768-3115
  • 18.-37. St. Andrew's School, DE
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Middletown, DE350 Noxontown Road
    MiddletownDE19709
    (302) 285-4231
  • 18.-37. St. George's School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Newport, RIPO Box 1910
    NewportRI02840
    401-842-6600

Highest Sat Scores

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 18.-37. St. Mark's School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Southborough, MA25 Marlboro Road
    SouthboroughMA01772
    508-786-6118
  • 18.-37. St. Stephen's Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr. 8-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Austin, TX6500 St. Stephen's Drive
    AustinTX78746
    512-327-1213 ex.210
  • 18.-37. Suffield Academy
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGSuffield, CTSuffield Academy
    SuffieldCT06078
    860-386-4440
  • 18.-37. The Taft School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGWatertown, CT110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT06795
    860-945-7700
  • 18.-37. The Webb Schools
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12Claremont, CA1175 W. Baseline Road
    ClaremontCA91711
    (909) 482-5214
  • 18.-37. Western Reserve Academy
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGHudson, OH115 College Street
    HudsonOH44236
    330.650-4400
  • 18.-37. Westminster School
    1900-2000
    Gr. 9-12, PGSimsbury, CT995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT06070
    (860) 408 3060
  • 38.-75. Annie Wright Schools
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900Gr. 9-12Tacoma, WA827 N. Tacoma Avenue
    TacomaWA98403
    (253) 284-8600
  • 38.-75. Asheville School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Asheville, NC360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC28806
    (828) 254-6345
  • 38.-75. Blair Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGBlairstown, NJ2 Park Street
    BlairstownNJ07825
    908-362-2024
  • 38.-75. The Bolles School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 7-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     | Pre-K-12, PG (day)Jacksonville, FL7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL32217
    9042565030
  • 38.-75. Brandon Hall School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 7-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Atlanta, GA1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA30350
    770-394-8177
  • 38.-75. Canterbury School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGNew Milford, CT101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT06776
    (860)210-3832
  • 38.-75. Carlbrook School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGHalifax, VAPO Box 755
    HalifaxVA24558
    434-476-2406
  • 38.-75. Chatham Hall
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Chatham, VA800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA24531
    434-432-5613
  • 38.-75. Dana Hall School
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Wellesley, MA45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA02482
    781-235-3010 x2531
  • 38.-75. 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 VistaCO81211
    719 395 6046 ext 23
  • 38.-75. Fountain Valley School of Colorado
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Colorado Springs, CO6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO80911
    719-391-5251
  • 38.-75. Hill School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGPottstown, PA717 East High Street
    PottstownPA19464
    (610) 326-1000
  • 38.-75. Holderness School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGPlymouth, NHPO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH03264
    603-536-1747
  • 38.-75. Lake Forest Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGLake Forest, IL1500 West Kennedy Road
    Lake ForestIL60045
    847-615-3267
  • 38.-75. Maharishi School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Fairfield, IA804 Dr Robert Keith Wallace Drive
    FairfieldIA52556
    6414729400 x 5538
  • 38.-75. McCallie School
    All-Boys 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Chattanooga, TNMissionary Ridge 500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN37404
    1-800-234-2163
  • 38.-75. Mercersburg Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGMercersburg, PA300 East Seminary Street
    MercersburgPA17236
    (717)328-6173
  • 38.-75. Miss Hall's School
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGPittsfield, MA492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA01201
    413-499-1300
  • 38.-75. Portsmouth Abbey School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Portsmouth, RI285 Cory's Lane
    PortsmouthRI02871
    (401)643-1248
  • 38.-75. Saint Andrew's School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Boca Raton, FL3900 Jog Road
    Boca RatonFL33434
    561-210-2020
  • 38.-75. St. Anne's-Belfield School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Charlottesville, VA2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA22903
    434-296-5106
  • 38.-75. St. Bernard Preparatory School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 7-12Cullman, AL1600 St. Bernard Drive, S.E.
    CullmanAL35055
    256-255-5890
  • 38.-75. Saint James School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 8-12Hagerstown, MD17641 College Road
    HagerstownMD21740
    301-733-9330
  • 38.-75. 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
    CollegevilleMN56321
    1-800-525-7737
  • 38.-75. Salem Academy
    All-Girls  (Moravian)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Winston-Salem, NC500 East Salem Avenue
    Winston-SalemNC27101
    336-721-2643
  • 38.-75. Salisbury School
    All-Boys 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGSalisbury, CT251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT06068
    860-435-5732
  • 38.-75. Santa Catalina School
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Monterey, CA1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA93940
    831-655-9356
  • 38.-75. South Kent School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGSouth Kent, CT40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT06785
    860-927-3539 ext.201
  • 38.-75. Southwestern Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr. 6-12, PGSan Marino, CA2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA91108
    (626) 799-5010 ext.
  • 38.-75. Sparhawk School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 8-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     | Pre-K-12, PG (day)Amesbury, MA196 Main Street
    AmesburyMA01913
    978-388-5354
  • 38.-75. Stevenson School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Pebble Beach, CA3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA93953
    831-625-8309
  • 38.-75. 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 AntonioTX78257
    2106987171
  • 38.-75. Valley International Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Campbell, CA1 West Campbell Avenue, B-20
    CampbellCA95008
    408-866-9988
  • 38.-75. The Webb School
    1800-1900
    Gr. 7-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Bell Buckle, TN319 Webb Road East
    Bell BuckleTN37020
    888-733-9322
  • 38.-75. Westover School
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Middlebury, CT1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT06762
    203-577-4521
  • 38.-75. The White Mountain School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12, PGBethlehem, NH371 West Farm Road
    BethlehemNH03574
    6034442928 ext. 226
  • 38.-75. Woodberry Forest School
    All-Boys 
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12Woodberry Forest, VA241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA22989
    888-798-9371
  • 38.-75. Woodside Priory School (Priory)
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Portola Valley, CA302 Portola Road
    Portola ValleyCA94028
    650-851-8223
  • 76.-108. Avon Old Farms School
    All-Boys 
    1700-1800Gr. 9-12, PGAvon, CT500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT06001
    800-464-2866
  • 76.-108. Ben Lippen School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 7-12

    K-12 (day)
     | K-12 (day)Columbia, SC7401 Monticello Rd.
    ColumbiaSC29203
    (803) 807-4145
  • 76.-108. Blue Ridge School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12St. George, VA273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA22935
    434-985-2811
  • 76.-108. Buffalo Seminary
    All-Girls 
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12Buffalo, NY205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY14222
    716-885-6780
  • 76.-108. Colorado Rocky Mountain School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12Carbondale, CO1493 County Road 106
    CarbondaleCO81623
    970-963-2562
  • 76.-108. Delphian School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 3-12

    K-12 (day)
     | K-12 (day)Sheridan, OR20950 SW Rock Creek Road
    SheridanOR97378
    800-626-6610
  • 76.-108. 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
    SimsburyCT06070
    860-408-4200
  • 76.-108. Foxcroft Academy
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGDover Foxcroft, ME975 West Main Street
    Dover FoxcroftME04426
    207-564-8664
  • 76.-108. 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 MillsMD21117
    410-559-3111
  • 76.-108. The Gunnery
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGWashington, CT99 Green Hill Road
    WashingtonCT06793
    (860)-868-7334
  • 76.-108. Lawrence Academy
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12Groton, MA26 Powderhouse Road, PO Box 992
    GrotonMA01450
    978 448 1530
  • 76.-108. The Linsly School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 7-12

    5-12 (day)
     | 5-12 (day)Wheeling, WV60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV26003
    304-233-1436
  • 76.-108. The MacDuffie School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 6-12, PGGranby, MA66 School Street
    GranbyMA01033
    413-255-0000
  • 76.-108. The Orme School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGMayer, AZ1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
    MayerAZ86333
    928-632-7601
  • 76.-108. Pomfret School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGPomfret, CTPO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT06258
    860-963-6124
  • 76.-108. The Putney School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGPutney, VT418 Houghton Brook Road
    PutneyVT05346
    802-387-6219
  • 76.-108. St. Mary's School
    (Catholic)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Medford, OR816 Black Oak Drive
    MedfordOR97504
    541-773-7877
  • 76.-108. San Domenico School
    (Dominican)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)San Anselmo, CA1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA94960
    415-258-1905
  • 76.-108. Sandy Spring Friends School
    (Quaker)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Sandy Spring, MD16923 Norwood Road
    Sandy SpringMD20860
    301-774-7455
  • 76.-108. Scattergood Friends School
    (Quaker)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12, PGWest Branch, IA1951 Delta Avenue
    West BranchIA52358
    (319) 643-7628
  • 76.-108. Solebury School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 9-12

    7-12 (day)
     | 7-12 (day)New Hope, PA6832 Phillips Mill Road
    New HopePA18938
    215-862-5261
  • 76.-108. The Stony Brook School
    (Christian)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 7-12Stony Brook, NY1 Chapman Parkway
    Stony BrookNY11790
    631-751-1800 x1
  • 76.-108. The Storm King School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 8-12, PGCornwall on Hudson, NY314 Mountain Road
    Cornwall on HudsonNY12520
    845-458-7542
  • 76.-108. Stuart Hall School
    (Episcopal)
    1700-1800
    Gr. 8-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day)Staunton, VA235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA24401
    (888)306-8926
  • 76.-108. Tallulah Falls School
    1700-1800
    Gr. 7-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day)Tallulah Falls, GAPO Box 249
    Tallulah FallsGA30573
    706-754-0400
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