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  • Among "All-Boys Schools", view the boarding schools with the highest average SAT scores (2019-20).
  • 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 (2019-20)

Among All-Boys Schools (out of 17 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 1.Rank: #1
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Boland Hall is the home to many of Prep's 110 resident students. Our campus is less than 5 miles from the Nation's Capital
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    >1400
    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    (301)214-1215
  • 2.Rank: #2
    Mount Michael Benedictine School
    Mount Michael Benedictine School Photo - Mount Michael Benedictine School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1350-1400
    Grades: 9-12
    22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402)238-1457
  • 3.-4.Rank: #3-4
    1300-1350
    Grades: 7-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    (800)462-2338
  • 3.-4.Rank: #3-4
    Subiaco Academy
    Subiaco Academy Photo - Subiaco Abbey and Academy
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 7-12
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    (479)934-1034
  • 5.-7.Rank: #5-7
    1250-1300
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    (800)464-2866
  • 5.-7.Rank: #5-7
    St. Francis High School
    St. Francis High School Photo - Friars' Hall
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    4129 Lake Shore Road
    HamburgNY 14075
    (716)627-1200
  • 5.-7.Rank: #5-7
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    (888)798-9371
  • 8.-9.Rank: #8-9
    Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1200-1250
    Grades: 9-12
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434)985-2811
  • 8.-9.Rank: #8-9
    Salisbury School
    Salisbury School Photo - Salisbury School Dinning Hall
    All-Boys 
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    (860)435-5732
  • 10.Rank: #10
    1150-1200
    Grades: 9-12
    3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    (248)683-0517
  • 11.-13.Rank: #11-13
    Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    1100-1150
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    (800)462-3862
  • 11.-13.Rank: #11-13
    1100-1150

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    (573)581-1776
  • 11.-13.Rank: #11-13
    Trinity-Pawling School
    Trinity-Pawling School Photo - We teach our art classes in a step-by-step manner-how to match pitch, to throw a pot, to draw a line. Even if you think you're not artistic, you'll build on these skills over time so you can develop your own creativity and awaken the artist in you.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1100-1150

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    (845)855-4825
  • 14.-16.Rank: #14-16
    1050-1100
    Grades: 9-12
    3701 Sinclair Lane
    BaltimoreMD 21213
    (312)416-1955
  • 14.-16.Rank: #14-16
    1050-1100

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800)948-6291
  • 14.-16.Rank: #14-16
    St. Thomas More School
    St. Thomas More School Photo
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1050-1100

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    (860)823-3861
  • 17.Rank: #17
    Hargrave Military Academy
    Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    <1050
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    (800)432-2480

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