Highest Average SSAT Score

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  • 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.

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.-6.
    >85%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    20 Main Street
    ExeterNH 03833
    603-777-3437
  • 1.-6.
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA 02186
    617-898-2227
  • 1.-6.
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Boyden Lane
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-1400
  • 1.-6.
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT 06492
    203-697-2239
  • 1.-6.
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    860-435-3102
  • 1.-6.
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12
    1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA 01742
    978-371-6524
  • 7.-15.
    75%-85%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    860-945-7700
  • 7.-15.
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2500 Main Street
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    8007352030
  • 7.-15.
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12
    1 Elm Street
    ByfieldMA 01922
    978-499-3120
  • 7.-15.
    St. Paul's School
    St. Paul's School Photo - SPS 1
    (Episcopal)
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12
    325 Pleasant Street
    ConcordNH 03301
    603-229-4700
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % SSAT Grades Location
  • 11.-15.
    75%-85%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    860 Beech Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    610-326-1000
  • 11.-15.
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    1415 Summit Avenue
    SeattleWA 98122
    206-682-7309
  • 11.-15.
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Dormitory life at Wyoming Seminary is all-inclusive. Students from all over the world find common interests through shared living spaces and activities.
    (United Methodist)
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA 18704
    570-270-2160
  • 11.-15.
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    300 East Seminary Street
    MercersburgPA 17236
    717-328-6173
  • 11.-15.
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    415-258-1905
  • 16.-26.
    65%-75%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 South Main Street
    HightstownNJ 08520
    609-944-7501
  • 16.-26.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    One Lamplighter Way
    Mount HermonMA 01354
    413-498-3227
  • 16.-26.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12
    1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    877-933-4347
  • 16.-26.
    Kent School
    Kent School Photo - Kent's Pre-Engineering certificate program is a unique opportunity for hands-on exploration in Robotics, Manufacturing Engineering and Computer Programming.
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 2006
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-6111
  • 16.-26.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    304-233-1436
  • 16.-26.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Suffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    860-386-4440
  • 16.-26.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12
    PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    2486453610
  • 16.-26.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA 93953
    831-625-8309
  • 16.-26.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12
    66 Spring Street
    MarionMA 02738
    508-291-8300
  • 16.-26.
    McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - McCallie believes that its ongoing Christian tradition builds a strong moral foundation and a sense of civic and social duty. By instilling a respect for, and understanding of, other religions and faiths, McCallie supports the spiritual growth of all its students.
    All-Boys 
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    1-800-234-2163
  • 16.-26.
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    245 North Undermountain Road
    SheffieldMA 01257
    413-229-1003
  • 27.-35.
    <65%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1500 West Kennedy Road
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    847-615-3267
  • 27.-35.
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413) 529-3241
  • 27.-35.
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    800-464-2866
  • 27.-35.
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - GP has a world class lacrosse program
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    301-214-1215
  • 27.-35.
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - All the world's a stage??especially for Dana Hall actresses.
    All-Girls 
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    781-489-1331
  • 27.-35.
    <65%

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    9042565030
  • 27.-35.
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12
    3900 Jog Road
    Boca RatonFL 33434
    561-210-2020
  • 27.-35.
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 West College Blvd
    RoswellNM 88201
    800-421-5376
  • 27.-35.
    <65%

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    339 Nacoochee Drive
    Rabun GapGA 30568
    706-746-7720

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