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  • Among "All Schools", view the boarding schools with the highest average SAT scores (2018-19).
  • For several key reasons (listed below), these comparisons are intended only as informal reference points for evaluating the SAT taking ability of a school's student body.
  • A school's average SAT score is based on a relatively small sample of students from year to year (typically less than 100 students for a graduating class).
  • Average SAT 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.
  • As a final note: average SAT scores should never be used by a family as an expectation of what score they can expect their child to receive if they go to a particular institution.
  • The SAT correlates very closely with the SSAT: Students who have high SSAT scores invariably have high SAT scores and vise versa - SAT scores generally reflect the testing ability of the student prior to being admitted at a school.

Highest Average SAT Scores (2018-19)

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  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 1.-18.
    >1400
    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA 94506
    (925)362-7223
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT 06492
    (203)697-2239
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12
    166 Main Street
    ConcordMA 01742
    (978)402-2250
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Boyden Lane
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413)774-1400
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518)833-1320
  • 1.-18.
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    (301)214-1215
  • 1.-18.
    Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    >1400

    Grades: 8-12
    282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    (978)448-7510
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (860)435-3102
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2500 Main Street
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    (800)735-2030
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12
    1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA 01742
    (978)371-6524
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA 02186
    (617)898-2227
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    6300 SW Nicol Road
    PortlandOR 97223
    (503)768-3115
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    180 Main Street
    AndoverMA 01810
    (978)749-4050
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    20 Main Street
    ExeterNH 03833
    (603)777-3437
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12
    285 Cory's Lane
    PortsmouthRI 02871
    (401)643-1248
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 7-12
    1101 Genesee Street
    DelafieldWI 53018
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12
    5025 Thacher Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)640-3210
  • 1.-18.
    >1400

    Grades: 7-12
    4100 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    Saint LouisMO 63127
    (314)843-4151
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400
    Grades: 9-12
    1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA 93013
    (805)684-4127
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    (248)645-3610
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    6385 Beach Rd
    Eden PrairieMN 55344
    (952)918-1800
  • 19.-32.
    Linden Hall School
    All-Girls 
    1350-1400

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    (717)626-8512
  • 19.-32.
    Mount Michael Benedictine School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12
    22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402)238-1457
  • 19.-32.
    St. Paul's School
    (Episcopal)
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12
    325 Pleasant Street
    ConcordNH 03301
    (603)229-4700
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    6500 St. Stephen's Drive
    AustinTX 78746
    (512)327-1213
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12
    423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
    (412)968-3180
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    235 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2667
    Olympic ValleyCA 96146
    (530)583-9393
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Suffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    (860)386-4440
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    (860)945-7700
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    13051 Whittington Dr.
    HoustonTX 77077
    (281)496-7900
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12
    1175 West Baseline Road
    ClaremontCA 91711
    (909)482-5214
  • 19.-32.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    302 Portola Road
    Portola ValleyCA 94028
    (650)851-8223
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350
    Grades: 9-12
    827 N. Tacoma Avenue
    TacomaWA 98403
    (253)284-8600
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12
    360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)254-6345
  • 33.-57.
    Canterbury School
    (Catholic)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT 06776
    (860)210-3832
  • 33.-57.
    Chatham Hall
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434)432-5516
  • 33.-57.
    Cotter Schools
    (Catholic)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12 | 7-12 (day)
    1115 West Broadway Street
    WinonaMN 55987
    (507)453-5113
  • 33.-57.
    Dana Hall School
    All-Girls 
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781)489-1331
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 5-12
    1950 S. Academy Dr
    MelbourneFL 32901
    (321)723-3211
  • 33.-57.
    Grier School
    All-Girls 
    1300-1350

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814)684-3000
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    860 Beech Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    (610)326-1000
  • 33.-57.
    Hoosac School
    (Episcopal)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    (518)686-7331
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Office of Admission
    WindsorCT 06095
    (860)687-6400
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    295 Main Street
    PittsfieldME 04967
    (207)487-2282
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    49 Clinton Avenue
    Dobbs FerryNY 10522
    (914)479-6420
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    300 East Seminary Street
    MercersburgPA 17236
    (717)328-6173
  • 33.-57.
    Miss Hall's School
    All-Girls 
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)499-1300
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    1415 Summit Avenue
    SeattleWA 98122
    (206)682-7309
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 7-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    (800)462-2338
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12
    350 Noxontown Road
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)285-4231
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12
    2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    (434)296-5106
  • 33.-57.
    Saint James School
    (Episcopal)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 8-12
    17641 College Road
    HagerstownMD 21740
    (301)733-9330
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA 93953
    (831)625-8309
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 7-12
    1 Chapman Parkway
    Stony BrookNY 11790
    (631)751-1800
  • 33.-57.
    Subiaco Academy
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 7-12
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    (479)934-1034
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day)
    319 Webb Road East
    Bell BuckleTN 37020
    (931)389-6003
  • 33.-57.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)408-3060
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300
    Grades: 9-12
    1 Carmel Parkway
    MundeleinIL 60060
    (312)416-1955
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    811 W. Donovan Street
    HoustonTX 77091
    (312)416-1955
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    2250 Clays Mill Road
    LexingtonKY 40503
    (312)416-1955
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    (800)464-2866
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    171 Baylor School Road
    ChattanoogaTN 37405
    (423)267-5902
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    (904)256-5030
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    (770)394-8177
  • 58.-93.
    Buffalo Seminary
    All-Girls 
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716)885-6780
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    (970)963-2562
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 5-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    20950 SW Rock Creek Road
    SheridanOR 97378
    (503)843-3521
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)408-4200
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO 80911
    (719)391-5251
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    975 West Main Street
    Dover FoxcroftME 04426
    (207)564-8664
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410)559-3111
  • 58.-93.
    Holderness School
    (Episcopal)
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH 03264
    (603)536-1747
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Campus Center, PO Box 188
    MeridenNH 03770
    (603)469-2100
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    (304)233-1436
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    17235 Seventh Street
    MontverdeFL 34756
    (407)469-2561
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-8236
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    22 Spackenkill Road
    PoughkeepsieNY 12603
    (845)462-4200
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    Riverstone International School 5521 Warm Springs Ave
    BoiseID 83716
    (208)424-5000
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 7-12
    1600 St. Bernard Drive, S.E.
    CullmanAL 35055
    (256)255-5890
  • 58.-93.
    St. Francis High School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    4129 Lake Shore Road
    HamburgNY 14075
    (716)627-1200
  • 58.-93.
    St. George's School
    (Episcopal)
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    P.O. Box 1910
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)842-6600
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    (415)258-1905
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    16923 Norwood Road
    Sandy SpringMD 20860
    (301)774-7455
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    1 Community School Drive
    Sun ValleyID 83353
    (208)622-3955
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road
    East MachiasME 04630
    (207)255-8301
  • 58.-93.
    Westover School
    All-Girls 
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    (203)577-4521
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    371 West Farm Road
    BethlehemNH 03574
    (603)444-2928
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    423 Main Street
    WilbrahamMA 01095
    (413)596-9107
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413)529-3241
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    330 N. Glenview Avenue
    Milwaukee WI 53213
    (414)453-4567
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    (888)798-9371
  • 58.-93.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    81 Providence Street
    WorcesterMA 01604
    (508)459-5481
  • 58.-93.
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School
    (United Methodist)
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA 18704
    (570)270-2160
  • 94.-129.
    Blue Ridge School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1200-1250
    Grades: 9-12
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434)985-2811
  • 94.-129.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    (903)894-5000
  • 94.-129.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    1300 Academy Road
    CulverIN 46511
    (574)842-7100
  • 94.-129.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    (800)287-9197
  • 94.-129.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    582 Columbus Avenue
    ThornwoodNY 10594
    (914)495-6028
  • 94.-129.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    8150 Oliver Rd.
    EriePA 16510
    (814)866-6979
  • 94.-129.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    610 Hillcrest Dr.
    Fergus FallsMN 56537
    (218)739-3371
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