Highest Average SSAT Score (2017-2018)

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  • Among "All-Girls Schools", view the boarding schools with the highest average SSAT score.
  • 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

Among All-Girls Schools (out of 7 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % SSAT Grades Location
  • 1.
    >85%
    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    8604093530
  • 2.-3.
    The Madeira School
    All-Girls 
    75%-85%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    703-556-8273
  • 2.-3.
    Linden Hall School
    All-Girls 
    75%-85%

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    717-626-8512
  • 4.
    65%-75%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    518-833-1320
  • 5.-7.
    Westover School
    All-Girls 
    <65%
    Grades: 9-12
    1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    203-577-4521
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % SSAT Grades Location
  • 6.-7.
    Dana Hall School
    All-Girls 
    <65%
    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    781-235-3010 x2531
  • 6.-7.
    <65%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    410-559-3111

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