Highest Average SAT Scores (2017-2018)

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  • Among "Schools with 200-400 Students", view the boarding schools with the highest average SAT scores.
  • 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

Among Schools with 200-400 Students (out of 66 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 1.-3.
    >2000
    Grades: 9-12
    166 Main Street
    ConcordMA 01742
    978-402-2250
  • 1.-3.
    Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    >2000

    Grades: 8-12
    282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    978-448-7510
  • 1.-3.
    >2000

    Grades: 9-12
    190 Woodward Drive
    Indian SpringsAL 35124
    888-843-9477
  • 4.-9.
    1900-2000
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    518-833-1320
  • 4.-9.
    1900-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    6385 Beach Rd
    Eden PrairieMN 55344
    952-918-1840
  • 4.-9.
    1900-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805) 646-8236
  • 4.-9.
    1900-2000

    Grades: 9-12
    350 Noxontown Road
    MiddletownDE 19709
    3022854231
  • 4.-9.
    St. George's School
    (Episcopal)
    1900-2000

    Grades: 9-12
    PO Box 1910
    NewportRI 02840
    401-842-6600
  • 4.-9.
    1900-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    302 Portola Road
    Portola ValleyCA 94028
    650-851-8223
  • 10.-25.
    Canterbury School
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT 06776
    (860)210-3832
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 11.-25.
    Cotter Schools
    (Catholic)
    1800-1900
    Grades: 9-12 | 7-12 (day)
    1115 West Broadway Street
    WinonaMN 55987
    507-453-5113
  • 11.-25.
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12
    6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO 80911
    719-391-5251
  • 11.-25.
    Holderness School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH 03264
    603-536-1747
  • 11.-25.
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    804 Dr RK Wallace Drive
    FairfieldIA 52556
    6414729400
  • 11.-25.
    Miss Hall's School
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    413-499-1300
  • 11.-25.
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12
    285 Cory's Lane
    PortsmouthRI 02871
    401-643-1248
  • 11.-25.
    1800-1900

    Grades: 7-12
    1600 St. Bernard Drive, S.E.
    CullmanAL 35055
    256-255-5890
  • 11.-25.
    Saint James School
    (Episcopal)
    1800-1900

    Grades: 8-12
    17641 College Road
    HagerstownMD 21740
    3017339330
  • 11.-25.
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    2280 Watertower Road, Box 4000
    CollegevilleMN 56321
    1-800-525-7737
  • 11.-25.
    Santa Catalina School
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    831-655-9356
  • 11.-25.
    1800-1900

    Grades: 7-12
    1 Chapman Parkway
    Stony BrookNY 11790
    631-751-1800
  • 11.-25.
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road
    East MachiasME 04630
    2072558301
  • 11.-25.
    1800-1900

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day)
    319 Webb Road East
    Bell BuckleTN 37020
    931-389-6003
  • 11.-25.
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT 06070
    860-408-3060
  • 11.-25.
    Westover School
    All-Girls 
    1800-1900

    Grades: 9-12
    1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    203-577-4521
  • 26.-37.
    Buffalo Seminary
    All-Girls 
    1700-1800
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    716-885-6780
  • 26.-37.
    1700-1800

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    1 Community School Drive
    Sun ValleyID 83353
    208-622-3955
  • 26.-37.
    1700-1800

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    410-559-3111
  • 26.-37.
    1700-1800

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Campus Center, PO Box 188
    MeridenNH 03770
    6034692100
  • 26.-37.
    1700-1800

    Grades: 9-12
    44 Main Street, PO Box 992
    GrotonMA 01450
    978-448-1530
  • 26.-37.
    1700-1800

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    418 Houghton Brook Road
    PutneyVT 05346
    802-387-6219
  • 26.-37.
    Salisbury School
    All-Boys 
    1700-1800

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    860-435-5732
  • 26.-37.
    1700-1800

    Grades: 9-12 | 7-12 (day)
    6832 Phillips Mill Road
    New HopePA 18938
    215-862-5261
  • 26.-37.
    Stuart Hall School
    (Episcopal)
    1700-1800

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA 24401
    540-213-3746
  • 26.-37.
    Trinity-Pawling School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1700-1800

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    845-855-4825
  • 26.-37.
    1700-1800

    Grades: 9-12
    12096 N. Ventura Ave
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-646-1464
  • 26.-37.
    1700-1800

    Grades: 9-12
    400 VES Road
    LynchburgVA 24503
    434-385-3607
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700
    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day)
    7401 Monticello Rd.
    ColumbiaSC 29203
    803-807-4145
  • 38.-48.
    Christchurch School
    (Episcopal)
    1600-1700

    Grades: 9-12
    49 Seahorse Lane
    ChristchurchVA 23031
    804-758-2306
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    800-287-9197
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    8150 Oliver Rd.
    EriePA 16510
    814-866-6979
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700

    Grades: 9-12, PG | K-12, PG (day)
    65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road
    KamuelaHI 96743
    808-881-4321
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700

    Grades: 9-12
    610 Hillcrest Dr.
    Fergus FallsMN 56537
    218-739-3371
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    66 School Street
    GranbyMA 01033
    413-255-0000
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    204 Main Street - P.O. Box 500
    AndoverNH 03216
    603-735-6212
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    30 School Street
    TiltonNH 03276
    603-286-1733
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    10 Long Walk
    Saxtons RiverVT 05154
    8028696229
  • 38.-48.
    1600-1700

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    172 Ash Street
    WinchendonMA 01475
    978-297-4476
  • 49.-56.
    1500-1600
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    300 Calverton School Rd.
    HuntingtownMD 20639
    410-535-0216
  • 49.-56.
    1500-1600

    Grades: 9-12
    23 Union Street
    Blue HillME 04614
    207-374-2808
  • 49.-56.
    Hargrave Military Academy
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    1500-1600

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    800-432-2480
  • 49.-56.
    1500-1600

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    P.O. Box 309
    HebronME 04238
    207-966-5225
  • 49.-56.
    1500-1600

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    573-581-1776
  • 49.-56.
    Randolph-Macon Academy
    (United Methodist)
    1500-1600

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630
    540-636-5484
  • 49.-56.
    St. John's Military School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1500-1600

    Grades: 6-12
    Po Box 5020
    SalinaKS 67402
    (866)704-5294
  • 49.-56.
    1500-1600

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day)
    1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    610-989-1200
  • 57.-66.
    <1500
    Grades: 9-12
    360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    828-254-6345
  • 57.-66.
    <1500

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    800-948-6291
  • 57.-66.
    <1500

    Grades: 9-12
    1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA 93013
    8056844127
  • 57.-66.
    <1500

    Grades: 5-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    20950 SW Rock Creek Road
    SheridanOR 97378
    503-843-3521
  • 57.-66.
    Grier School
    All-Girls 
    <1500

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. Box 308
    TyronePA 16686
    814-684-3000
  • 57.-66.
    <1500

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    52500 Temecula Road P.O. Box 38
    IdyllwildCA 92549
    19514687223
  • 57.-66.
    Linden Hall School
    All-Girls 
    <1500

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    717-626-8512
  • 57.-66.
    <1500

    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    8604093530
  • 57.-66.
    Mount Michael Benedictine School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    <1500

    Grades: 9-12
    22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    402-238-1457
  • 57.-66.
    <1500

    Grades: 9-12
    241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    888-798-9371

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