Highest Average SSAT Score

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  • Among "Schools with 400+ Students", view the boarding schools with the highest average SSAT score (2021).
  • 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 (2021)

Among Schools with 400+ Students (out of 29 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % SSAT Grades Location
  • 1.-4.Rank: #1-4
    >85%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Boyden Lane
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413) 774-1400
  • 1.-4.Rank: #1-4
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12
    1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA 01742
    (978) 371-6524
  • 1.-4.Rank: #1-4
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA 02186
    (617) 898-2227
  • 1.-4.Rank: #1-4
    >85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    20 Main Street
    ExeterNH 03833
    (603) 777-3437
  • 5.-12.Rank: #5-12
    75%-85%
    Grades: 9-12
    1 Elm Street
    ByfieldMA 01922
    (978) 499-3120
  • 5.-12.Rank: #5-12
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    860 Beech Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    (610) 326-1000
  • 5.-12.Rank: #5-12
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2500 Main Street, PO Box 6008
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    (609) 895-2030
  • 5.-12.Rank: #5-12
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    100 Academy Drive
    MercersburgPA 17236
    (717) 328-6173
  • 5.-12.Rank: #5-12
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    1415 Summit Avenue
    SeattleWA 98122
    (206) 682-7309
  • 5.-12.Rank: #5-12
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    (415) 258-1905
  • 5.-12.Rank: #5-12
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    (860) 945-7700
  • 5.-12.Rank: #5-12
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Wyoming Seminary's athletic success stretches across all three seasons of competition. The Blue Knights field hockey team won their seventh state championship in 2018, while the wrestling team is ranked No. 2 in the country. Sem offers 22 varsity sports, including rowing and girls wrestling.
    (United Methodist)
    75%-85%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570) 270-2160
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    65%-75%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    245 North Undermountain Road
    SheffieldMA 01257
    (413) 229-1003
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    (248) 645-3610
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12
    1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    (877) 933-4347
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    Kent School
    Kent School Photo - Our campus is located along the shores of the Housatonic River, adjacent to the town of Kent.
    (Episcopal)
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 2006
    KentCT 06757
    (860) 927-6111
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    65%-75%

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    (304) 233-1436
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - McCallie's academic programs go beyond merely mastering the necessary material. They excel at teaching students to think. McCallie does not teach courses or subjects; McCallie teaches boys.
    All-Boys 
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (800) 234-2163
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    One Lamplighter Way
    Mount HermonMA 01354
    (413) 498-3227
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 South Main Street
    HightstownNJ 08520
    (609) 944-7501
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    65%-75%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Suffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    (860) 386-4440
  • 22.-29.Rank: #22-29
    <65%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    (800) 464-2866
  • 22.-29.Rank: #22-29
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    (904) 256-5030
  • 22.-29.Rank: #22-29
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - The Dana Hall Dragons are ready to roar.
    All-Girls 
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781) 489-1331
  • 22.-29.Rank: #22-29
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Average class size is 16. Student to teacher ratio is 8:1. Boarding Faculty to Student Ratio is 1:5
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    (301) 214-1215
  • 22.-29.Rank: #22-29
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12
    44 Main Street, PO Box 992
    GrotonMA 01450
    (978) 448-1530
  • 22.-29.Rank: #22-29
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 West College Blvd
    RoswellNM 88201
    (800) 421-5376
  • 22.-29.Rank: #22-29
    <65%

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    339 Nacoochee Drive
    Rabun GapGA 30568
    (706) 746-7720
  • 22.-29.Rank: #22-29
    <65%

    Grades: 9-12
    3900 Jog Road
    Boca RatonFL 33434
    (561) 210-2020

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