Highest SAT Scores

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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)

Highest Sat Scores

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 19.-36.  St. Mark's School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr.  9-12 Southborough, MA Southborough, MA
  • 19.-36.  St. Stephen's Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000
    Gr.  8-12

    6-12 (day)
     |  6-12 (day) Austin, TX Austin, TX
  • 19.-36.  Suffield Academy
    1900-2000
    Gr.  9-12, PG Suffield, CT Suffield, CT
  • 19.-36.  The Taft School
    1900-2000
    Gr.  9-12, PG Watertown, CT Watertown, CT
  • 19.-36.  The Webb Schools
    1900-2000
    Gr.  9-12 Claremont, CA Claremont, CA
  • 19.-36.  Westminster School
    1900-2000
    Gr.  9-12, PG Simsbury, CT Simsbury, CT
  • 37.-72.  Annie Wright Schools
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900 Gr.  9-12 Tacoma, WA Tacoma, WA
  • 37.-72.  Asheville School
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12 Asheville, NC Asheville, NC
  • 37.-72.  Blair Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG Blairstown, NJ Blairstown, NJ
  • 37.-72.  The Bolles School
    1800-1900
    Gr.  7-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     |  Pre-K-12, PG (day) Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville, FL
  • 37.-72.  Canterbury School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG New Milford, CT New Milford, CT
  • 37.-72.  Carlbrook School
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG Halifax, VA Halifax, VA
  • 37.-72.  Chatham Hall
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12 Chatham, VA Chatham, VA
  • 37.-72.  Dana Hall School
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12

    6-12 (day)
     |  6-12 (day) Wellesley, MA Wellesley, MA
  • 37.-72.  Ekklesia Mountain High
    1800-1900
    Gr.  11-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) Buena Vista, CO Buena Vista, CO
  • 37.-72.  Fountain Valley School of Colorado
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12 Colorado Springs, CO Colorado Springs, CO
  • 37.-72.  Hill School
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG Pottstown, PA Pottstown, PA
  • 37.-72.  Holderness School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG Plymouth, NH Plymouth, NH
  • 37.-72.  Lake Forest Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG Lake Forest, IL Lake Forest, IL
  • 37.-72.  Maharishi School
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) Fairfield, IA Fairfield, IA
  • 37.-72.  McCallie School
    All-Boys 
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12

    6-12 (day)
     |  6-12 (day) Chattanooga, TN Chattanooga, TN
  • 37.-72.  Mercersburg Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG Mercersburg, PA Mercersburg, PA
  • 37.-72.  Portsmouth Abbey School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12 Portsmouth, RI Portsmouth, RI
  • 37.-72.  Saint Andrew's School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) Boca Raton, FL Boca Raton, FL
  • 37.-72.  St. Anne's-Belfield School
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) Charlottesville, VA Charlottesville, VA
  • 37.-72.  St. Bernard Preparatory School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  7-12 Cullman, AL Cullman, AL
  • 37.-72.  Saint James School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  8-12 Hagerstown, MD Hagerstown, MD
  • 37.-72.  Saint John's Preparatory School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG

    6-12, PG (day)
     |  6-12, PG (day) Collegeville, MN Collegeville, MN
  • 37.-72.  Salem Academy
    All-Girls  (Moravian)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12 Winston-Salem, NC Winston-Salem, NC
  • 37.-72.  Salisbury School
    All-Boys 
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG Salisbury, CT Salisbury, CT
  • 37.-72.  Santa Catalina School
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12 Monterey, CA Monterey, CA
  • 37.-72.  South Kent School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG South Kent, CT South Kent, CT
  • 37.-72.  Southwestern Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr.  6-12, PG San Marino, CA San Marino, CA
  • 37.-72.  Sparhawk School
    1800-1900
    Gr.  8-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     |  Pre-K-12, PG (day) Amesbury, MA Amesbury, MA
  • 37.-72.  Stevenson School
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) Pebble Beach, CA Pebble Beach, CA
  • 37.-72.  TMI -The Episcopal School of Texas
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  8-12

    6-12 (day)
     |  6-12 (day) San Antonio, TX San Antonio, TX
  • 37.-72.  The Webb School
    1800-1900
    Gr.  7-12

    6-12 (day)
     |  6-12 (day) Bell Buckle, TN Bell Buckle, TN
  • 37.-72.  Western Reserve Academy
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG Hudson, OH Hudson, OH
  • 37.-72.  Westover School
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12 Middlebury, CT Middlebury, CT
  • 37.-72.  The White Mountain School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12, PG Bethlehem, NH Bethlehem, NH
  • 37.-72.  Woodberry Forest School
    All-Boys 
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12 Woodberry Forest, VA Woodberry Forest, VA
  • 37.-72.  Woodside Priory School (Priory)
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Gr.  9-12

    6-12 (day)
     |  6-12 (day) Portola Valley, CA Portola Valley, CA
  • 73.-106.  Avon Old Farms School
    All-Boys 
    1700-1800 Gr.  9-12, PG Avon, CT Avon, CT
  • 73.-106.  Ben Lippen School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  7-12

    K-12 (day)
     |  K-12 (day) Columbia, SC Columbia, SC
  • 73.-106.  Blue Ridge School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12 St. George, VA St. George, VA
  • 73.-106.  Buffalo Seminary
    All-Girls 
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12 Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY
  • 73.-106.  Colorado Rocky Mountain School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12 Carbondale, CO Carbondale, CO
  • 73.-106.  Delphian School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  3-12

    K-12 (day)
     |  K-12 (day) Sheridan, OR Sheridan, OR
  • 73.-106.  Foxcroft Academy
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12, PG Dover Foxcroft, ME Dover Foxcroft, ME
  • 73.-106.  Garrison Forest School
    All-Girls 
    1700-1800
    Gr.  8-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) Owings Mills, MD Owings Mills, MD
  • 73.-106.  The Gunnery
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12, PG Washington, CT Washington, CT
  • 73.-106.  Lawrence Academy
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12 Groton, MA Groton, MA
  • 73.-106.  The Linsly School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  7-12

    5-12 (day)
     |  5-12 (day) Wheeling, WV Wheeling, WV
  • 73.-106.  The MacDuffie School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  6-12, PG Granby, MA Granby, MA
  • 73.-106.  Ojai Valley School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  3-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) Ojai, CA Ojai, CA
  • 73.-106.  The Orme School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  8-12, PG Mayer, AZ Mayer, AZ
  • 73.-106.  Pomfret School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12, PG Pomfret, CT Pomfret, CT
  • 73.-106.  The Putney School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12, PG Putney, VT Putney, VT
  • 73.-106.  St. Mary's School
    (Catholic)
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12

    6-12 (day)
     |  6-12 (day) Medford, OR Medford, OR
  • 73.-106.  San Domenico School
    (Dominican)
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) San Anselmo, CA San Anselmo, CA
  • 73.-106.  Sandy Spring Friends School
    (Quaker)
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) Sandy Spring, MD Sandy Spring, MD
  • 73.-106.  Scattergood Friends School
    (Quaker)
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12, PG West Branch, IA West Branch, IA
  • 73.-106.  Solebury School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12

    7-12 (day)
     |  7-12 (day) New Hope, PA New Hope, PA
  • 73.-106.  The Stony Brook School
    (Christian)
    1700-1800
    Gr.  7-12 Stony Brook, NY Stony Brook, NY
  • 73.-106.  The Storm King School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  8-12, PG Cornwall on Hudson, NY Cornwall on Hudson, NY
  • 73.-106.  Stuart Hall School
    (Episcopal)
    1700-1800
    Gr.  8-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     |  Pre-K-12 (day) Staunton, VA Staunton, VA
  • 73.-106.  Tallulah Falls School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  7-12

    6-12 (day)
     |  6-12 (day) Tallulah Falls, GA Tallulah Falls, GA
  • 73.-106.  Trinity-Pawling School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12, PG

    7-12, PG (day)
     |  7-12, PG (day) Pawling, NY Pawling, NY
  • 73.-106.  Valley International Academy
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12, PG Campbell, CA Campbell, CA
  • 73.-106.  Verde Valley School
    1700-1800
    Gr.  9-12 Sedona, AZ Sedona, AZ
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