Highest Average SAT Scores

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  • Among "Schools with < 200 Students", 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)

Among Schools with < 200 Students (out of 36 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 1.
    >1400
    Grades: 7-12
    4100 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    Saint LouisMO 63127
    (314)843-4151
  • 2.
    1350-1400
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    235 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2667
    Olympic ValleyCA 96146
    (530)583-9393
  • 3.-6.
    Chatham Hall
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1300-1350
    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434)432-5516
  • 3.-6.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 5-12
    1950 S. Academy Dr
    MelbourneFL 32901
    (321)723-3211
  • 3.-6.
    Hoosac School
    (Episcopal)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    (518)686-7331
  • 3.-6.
    Subiaco Academy
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 7-12
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    (479)934-1034
  • 7.-12.
    1250-1300
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    (770)394-8177
  • 7.-12.
    Buffalo Seminary
    All-Girls 
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716)885-6780
  • 7.-12.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    (970)963-2562
  • 7.-12.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-8236
  • 7.-12.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    22 Spackenkill Road
    PoughkeepsieNY 12603
    (845)462-4200
  • 7.-12.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    371 West Farm Road
    BethlehemNH 03574
    (603)444-2928
  • 13.-22.
    Blue Ridge School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1200-1250
    Grades: 9-12
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434)985-2811
  • 13.-22.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    804 Dr Robert K Wallace Drive
    FairfieldIA 52556
    (641)472-9400
  • 13.-22.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 5-12, PG
    614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    (540)459-2167
  • 13.-22.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    PO Box 8
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    (805)688-5114
  • 13.-22.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12
    78 Academy Avenue
    Cornwall-on-HudsonNY 12520
    (845)534-3710
  • 13.-22.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
    MayerAZ 86333
    (928)632-7601
  • 13.-22.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1951 Delta Avenue
    West BranchIA 52358
    (319)519-1856
  • 13.-22.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    314 Mountain Road
    Cornwall on HudsonNY 12520
    (845)458-7542
  • 13.-22.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    3511 Verde Valley School Road
    SedonaAZ 86351
    (928)284-2272
  • 13.-22.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    101 North University
    Beaver DamWI 53916
    (800)860-7725
  • 23.-31.
    1150-1200
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    785 Beaver Street
    WalthamMA 02452
    (781)314-0806
  • 23.-31.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    616 High Street
    BathME 04530
    (207)443-7101
  • 23.-31.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    541 Long Beach Road
    Saint JamesNY 11780
    (631)686-1600
  • 23.-31.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    (860)927-0047
  • 23.-31.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 9-12
    615 East Marquette Woods Road
    St. JosephMI 49085
    (269)429-7861
  • 23.-31.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    (434)823-4805
  • 23.-31.
    St. Margaret's School
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1150-1200

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    (804)443-3357
  • 23.-31.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA 91108
  • 23.-31.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1079 Firetower Road
    ColoraMD 21917
    (410)658-9279
  • 32.-35.
    Academy of the Holy Family
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1100-1150
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860)822-6279
  • 32.-35.
    1100-1150

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    110 Darrow Road
    New LebanonNY 12125
    (518)794-6006
  • 32.-35.
    1100-1150

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    92 Northwood Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518)523-3382
  • 32.-35.
    Olney Friends School
    (Society of Friends)
    1100-1150

    Grades: 9-12
    61830 Sandy Ridge Road
    BarnesvilleOH 43713
    (740)425-3655
  • 36.
    St. Thomas More School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1050-1100
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    (860)823-3861

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