Highest Average SSAT Score

Among "Schools with 200-400 Students", view the boarding schools with the highest average SSAT score (2022-23).
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.
% SSAT Range: 50 86 Avg. % SSAT: 67

Highest Average SSAT Score

Among Schools with 200-400 Students (out of 23 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
Boarding School
% SSAT
Grades
Location
Rank: #1-31.-3
Cate School
Cate School Photo - Day Walk
(19)
% SSAT: >85%
Grades: 9-12
1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-4127
Rank: #1-31.-3
Concord Academy
Concord Academy Photo - Students live in one of six student houses on campus.
(9)
% SSAT: >85%
Grades: 9-12
166 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 402-2250
Rank: #1-31.-3
Woodside Priory School (Priory)
Woodside Priory School (Priory) Photo - Woodside Priory is a Benedictine Catholic, independent college preparatory school. Founded by Hungarian monks in 1957, Priory has been an international school from its very beginning.
(Catholic)
(2)
% SSAT: >85%
Grades: 9-12  | 6-12 (day)
302 Portola Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028
(650) 851-8223
Rank: #4-74.-7
The Madeira School
The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
All-Girls
(2)
% SSAT: 75%-85%
Grades: 9-12, PG
8328 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 556-8273
Rank: #4-74.-7
Ross School
Ross School Photo
% SSAT: 75%-85%
Grades: 6-12, PG  | K-12, PG (day)
18 Goodfriend Drive
East Hampton, NY 11937
(631) 907-5400
Rank: #4-74.-7
St. Andrew's School, DE
St. Andrew's School, DE Photo - St. Andrew's seminar style discussions, which include faculty and students seated at a central round table, are heard throughout English, history and language classes.
(Episcopal)
(13)
% SSAT: 75%-85%
Grades: 9-12
350 Noxontown Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 285-4231
Rank: #4-74.-7
St. Mark's School
St. Mark's School Photo - St. Mark's School
(Episcopal)
(7)
% SSAT: 75%-85%
Grades: 9-12
25 Marlboro Road
Southborough, MA 01772
(508) 786-6118
Rank: #8-148.-14
Emma Willard School
Emma Willard School Photo
All-Girls
(9)
% SSAT: 65%-75%
Grades: 9-12, PG
285 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 833-1320
Rank: #8-148.-14
Hawaii Preparatory Academy
Hawaii Preparatory Academy Photo
(4)
% SSAT: 65%-75%
Grades: 9-12, PG  | K-12, PG (day)
65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 881-4321
Rank: #8-148.-14
Holderness School
Holderness School Photo - In the Holderness classroom, each student is literally in the front row, with an average class size of 12. We offer AP courses spanning multiple disciplines and encourage students to pursue an intellectual passion of their own in their twelfth-grade year as part of the Senior Thesis program.
(Episcopal)
(8)
% SSAT: 65%-75%
Grades: 9-12, PG
PO Box 1879
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-1747
Rank: #8-148.-14
Hoosac School
Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac School was founded in 1889.
(Episcopal)
(1)
% SSAT: 65%-75%
Grades: 8-12, PG
14 Pine Valley Road
Hoosick, NY 12089
(518) 686-7331
Rank: #8-148.-14
Portsmouth Abbey School
Portsmouth Abbey School Photo
(Catholic)
(5)
% SSAT: 65%-75%
Grades: 9-12
285 Cory's Lane
Portsmouth, RI 02871
(401) 643-1248
Rank: #8-148.-14
St. George's School
St. George's School Photo - Our 125-acre campus is located in Newport, Rhode Island on a hilltop overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
(Episcopal)
(1)
% SSAT: 65%-75%
Grades: 9-12
P.O. Box 1910
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 842-6600
Rank: #8-148.-14
Westtown School
Westtown School Photo - Main building
(Society of Friends)
(44)
% SSAT: 65%-75%
Grades: 9-12  | PK-12 (day)
975 Westtown Rd
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 399-7900
Rank: #15-2315.-23
Asheville School
Asheville School Photo - Asheville School. An Education for an Inspired Life.
(4)
% SSAT: <65%
Grades: 9-12
360 Asheville School Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-6345
Rank: #15-2315.-23
Brewster Academy
Brewster Academy Photo - Welcome to Wolfeboro! Brewster's lakeside location provides students with a variety of resources on and off campus. Our outdoor facilities include six athletic fields, nine tennis courts, and a boathouse which provides storage and work areas for rowing shells and "420" racing sailboats.
(10)
% SSAT: <65%
Grades: 9-12, PG
80 Academy Drive
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-7200
Rank: #15-2315.-23
Canterbury School
Canterbury School Photo - At Canterbury, you will develop the skills most essential to meeting future challenges and succeeding in college. These start with critical thinking, excellence in writing, and a solid foundation in digital literacy.
(Catholic)
(1)
% SSAT: <65%
Grades: 9-12, PG
101 Aspetuck Avenue
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 210-3832
Rank: #15-2315.-23
The MacDuffie School
The MacDuffie School Photo - Aerial view of MacDuffie's 250 acre campus
(1)
% SSAT: <65%
Grades: 6-12, PG
66 School Street
Granby, MA 01033
(413) 255-0000
Rank: #15-2315.-23
Proctor Academy
Proctor Academy Photo - A community built on authentic relationships.
(12)
% SSAT: <65%
Grades: 9-12, PG
204 Main Street - P.O. Box 500
Andover, NH 03216
(603) 735-6652
Rank: #15-2315.-23
Queen of All Saints Academy
(Catholic)
% SSAT: <65%
Grades: 7-12, PG  | 1-12, PG (day)
20120 Barnett Rd
Brooksville , FL 34601
(352) 254-5755
Rank: #15-2315.-23
Salisbury School
Salisbury School Photo - Salisbury School
All-Boys
(2)
% SSAT: <65%
Grades: 9-12, PG
251 Canaan Road
Salisbury, CT 06068
(860) 435-5732
Rank: #15-2315.-23
Vermont Academy
(2)
% SSAT: <65%
Grades: 9-12, PG
10 Long Walk
Saxtons River, VT 05154
(802) 869-6229
Rank: #15-2315.-23
% SSAT: <65%
Grades: 9-12, PG  | 7-12, PG (day)
19 Payson Avenue
Easthampton, MA 01027
(413) 529-3241

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