Highest Average SSAT Score

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  • Among "All-Boys Schools", view the boarding schools with the highest average SSAT score (2020-21).
  • 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 Score (2020-21)

Among All-Boys Schools (out of 4 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % SSAT Grades Location
  • 1.Rank: #1
    McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - McCallie's academic programs go beyond merely mastering the necessary material. They excel at teaching students to think. McCallie does not teach courses or subjects; McCallie teaches boys.
    All-Boys 
    65%-75%
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (800)234-2163
  • 2.-4.Rank: #2-4
    <65%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    (800)464-2866
  • 2.-4.Rank: #2-4
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Average class size is 16. Student to teacher ratio is 8:1. Boarding Faculty to Student Ratio is 1:5
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    (301)214-1215
  • 2.-4.Rank: #2-4
    Salisbury School
    Salisbury School Photo - Salisbury School
    All-Boys 
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    (860)435-5732

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