Highest Average SSAT Score
- Among "Schools with 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.
Phillips Exeter Academy Photo - Every classroom at Exeter has a Harkness table, which seats a teacher and 12 students, placing students at the center of the learning process.
Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Sem offers an exciting range and long list of clubs, activities and leadership opportunities. Often student-initiated, these groups provide experiences not found in the classroom or on the playing fields.
Hill School Photo - The Hill School sets a high standard for students in their dress and appearance to express pride in themselves and their respect for one another. Academic Dress is worn throughout the academic day whenever students are in an academic or public area, chapel services, sit-down meals, required evening performance, or any other designated occasion.
Avon Old Farms School Photo - Our 860 acre campus is comprised of breathtaking panoramic vistas; rustic hiking trails; a serene pond for swimming and fishing; and abundant seasonal foliage.
San Domenico School Photo - The San Domenico Dance department offers an in depth training program in ballet, modern dance, jazz and choreography with professional master teachers and choreographers. The four-year program offers opportunities to explore dance from the beginning to the advanced level. Courses may include homework such as, journaling, book reports, field trips, performance critiques, resumes, biographies, grant proposals and choreography.
The Linsly School Photo - The Linsly School promotes academic excellence, inspires lifelong learning, develops future leaders, and emphasizes character development.
Mercersburg Academy Photo - Mercersburg Academy's campus as seen from atop the Irvine Memorial Chapel
McCallie School Photo - Through coordinate activities with our sister school GPS, our students interact with young women on a daily basis.
Kent School Photo - Our campus is located along the shores of the Housatonic River, adjacent to the town of Kent.
Choate Rosemary Hall Photo - Choate has adopted a one-to-one iPad program. We have taken the iPad, a transformative device in our students' personal lives and made it a powerful ally in our academic work and in the classroom.
New Mexico Military Institute Photo - The Centennial Flame honoring all NMMI alumnae past and present burns brightly to underscore the Institute motto: Duty, Honor, Achievement.
Highest Average SSAT Score (2018-19)
Among Schools with 400+ Students (out of 35 schools)
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
- Boarding School % SSAT Grades Location
1 Elm Street
Byfield, MA 01922
Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
1415 Summit Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
60 Knox Lane
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
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