Highest Average SAT Scores

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Among "All-Girls Schools", view the boarding schools with the highest average SAT scores (2021-22).
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 (2021-22)

Among All-Girls Schools (out of 13 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 1.Rank: #1
    The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
    All-Girls 
    1350-1400
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703) 556-8273
  • 2.-5.Rank: #2-5
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - The Dana Hall Dragons are ready to roar.
    All-Girls 
    1300-1350
    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781) 489-1331
  • 2.-5.Rank: #2-5
    Emma Willard School
    Emma Willard School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518) 833-1320
  • 2.-5.Rank: #2-5
    1300-1350

    Grades: 8-12 | 5-12 (day)
    4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425) 641-0700
  • 2.-5.Rank: #2-5
    Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1300-1350

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814) 684-3000
  • 6.-8.Rank: #6-8
    1250-1300
    Grades: 7-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860) 408-4200
  • 6.-8.Rank: #6-8
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    (860) 409-3530
  • 6.-8.Rank: #6-8
    Westover School
    Westover School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1237 Whittemore Rd.
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    (203) 577-4521
  • 9.-11.Rank: #9-11
    Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our oldest tradition may be forward thinking but we are anchored in many other traditions too. Roses and white dresses for commencement. Our Social & Academic Honor Code. Morning Meeting to start the day. ..
    All-Girls 
    1200-1250
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716) 885-6780
  • 9.-11.Rank: #9-11
    Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Chatham Hall's campus was built to promote community and collaboration.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434) 432-5516
  • 9.-11.Rank: #9-11
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410) 559-3111
  • 12.-13.Rank: #12-13
    Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - School year 2020-2021
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1100-1150
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860) 822-6279
  • 12.-13.Rank: #12-13
    St. Margaret's School
    St. Margaret's School Photo - WE BELIEVE YOU BELONG HERE. * 10 acre historic waterfront campus * 42 acre athletic complex * Within 2 hours of Washington, DC, Richmond, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, and Virginia Beach
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1100-1150

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    (804) 443-3357
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