Highest Average SSAT Score

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  • Among "Schools with 200-400 Students", view the boarding schools with the highest average SSAT score (2018-19).
  • 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 (2018-19)

Among Schools with 200-400 Students (out of 32 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % SSAT Grades Location
  • 1.-7.
    Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    >85%
    Grades: 8-12
    282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    978-448-7510
  • 1.-7.
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    8604093530
  • 1.-7.
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12
    166 Main Street
    ConcordMA 01742
    978-402-2250
  • 1.-7.
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12
    1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA 93013
    8056844127
  • 1.-7.
    >85%

    Grades: 8-12
    190 Woodward Drive
    Indian SpringsAL 35124
    888-843-9477
  • 1.-7.
    St. Mark's School
    St. Mark's School Photo - St. Mark's School
    (Episcopal)
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12
    25 Marlboro Road
    SouthboroughMA 01772
    508-786-6118
  • 1.-7.
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    302 Portola Road
    Portola ValleyCA 94028
    650-851-8223
  • 8.-10.
    The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - The Smithsonian Natural History Museum is just one of 300 internship placements available to seniors through Madeira's award winning Co-Curriculum program
    All-Girls 
    75%-85%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    703-556-8273
  • 8.-10.
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12
    350 Noxontown Road
    MiddletownDE 19709
    3022854231
  • 8.-10.
    Linden Hall School
    Linden Hall School Photo
    All-Girls 
    75%-85%

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    717-626-8512
  • 11.-19.
    65%-75%
    Grades: 9-12
    285 Cory's Lane
    PortsmouthRI 02871
    401-643-1248
  • 11.-19.
    St. George's School
    St. George's School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12
    P.O. Box 1910
    NewportRI 02840
    401-842-6600
  • 11.-19.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT 06070
    860-408-3060
  • 11.-19.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    131 Millbrook School Road
    MillbrookNY 12545
    845-677-8261
  • 11.-19.
    Westtown School
    Westtown School Photo - Science
    (Society of Friends)
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    975 Westtown Rd
    West ChesterPA 19382
    610-399-7900
  • 11.-19.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    518-833-1320
  • 11.-19.
    Brooks School
    Brooks School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 251 acre campus located on the shores of Lake Cochichewick.
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12
    1160 Great Pond Road
    North AndoverMA 01845
    978-725-6272
  • 11.-19.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | K-12, PG (day)
    65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road
    KamuelaHI 96743
    808-881-4321
  • 11.-19.
    Holderness School
    Holderness School Photo - Athletics aren't just about wins and losses-they're about testing your limits. Our three-season sports philosophy is counter-cultural: instead of encouraging specialization, we honor participation and effort in everything we do. We cultivate grit and persistence. We find joy in the playing.
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH 03264
    603-536-1747
  • 20.-32.
    <65%
    Grades: 9-12
    360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    828-254-6345
  • 20.-32.
    Westover School
    Westover School Photo - An afternoon in the Student Center
    All-Girls 
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12
    1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    203-577-4521
  • 20.-32.
    Canterbury School
    Canterbury School Photo - Canterbury dedicated a state-of-the-art artificial turf field for soccer and field hockey in the spring of 2014.
    (Catholic)
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT 06776
    (860)210-3832
  • 20.-32.
    <65%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    410-559-3111
  • 20.-32.
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    80 Academy Drive
    WolfeboroNH 03894
    603-569-7200
  • 20.-32.
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    204 Main Street - P.O. Box 500
    AndoverNH 03216
    603-735-6652
  • 20.-32.
    Salisbury School
    Salisbury School Photo
    All-Boys 
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    860-435-5732
  • 20.-32.
    <65%

    Grades: 6-12
    66 School Street
    GranbyMA 01033
    413-255-0000
  • 20.-32.
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12
    44 Main Street, PO Box 992
    GrotonMA 01450
    978-448-1530
  • 20.-32.
    Trinity-Pawling School
    Trinity-Pawling School Photo - One of the School`s most distinctive attributes is its signatory Effort System. Each boy at Trinity-Pawling is recognized and assessed in terms of the effort he devotes to a given endeavor. The learning objective inherent in this ethos of effort is to teach young people that the more they invest of themselves the greater their accomplishments will be.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    <65%

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    845-855-4825
  • 20.-32.
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    10 Long Walk
    Saxtons RiverVT 05154
    8028696229
  • 20.-32.
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Campus Center, PO Box 188
    MeridenNH 03770
    6034692100
  • 20.-32.
    <65%

    Grades: 3-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    723 El Paseo Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-1423

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