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 37 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 1.-2.
    >1400
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    4402752811
  • 1.-2.
    >1400

    Grades: 7-12
    4100 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    Saint LouisMO 63127
    314-843-4151
  • 3.
    1350-1400
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    235 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2667
    Olympic ValleyCA 96146
    530-583-9393
  • 4.-8.
    Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Whether you ve been riding your whole life or have always wanted to you can find a place in our program. The Chatham Hall campus is home to more than 30 horses, three teaching arenas, a permanent Hunter Trials course, and plenty of trails. We teach hunt seat the Modern Forward Riding System with an emphasis on horse and rider
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1300-1350
    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    434-432-5516
  • 4.-8.
    Hoosac School
    Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac School rests on 350 rolling acres in the Northern Berkshires in New York. Hoosac believes that the individual student is the centerpiece of their education. We structure our academic programs to suit the strengths and passions of each student, helping them to reach their full potential.
    (Episcopal)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    518-686-7331
  • 4.-8.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-823-4805
  • 4.-8.
    South Kent School
    South Kent School Photo - Since its founding in 1923, South Kent School has provided its students with the intellectual, moral, physical and social framework for scholastic achievement in college and productive citizenship in adult society.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT 06785
    860-927-3539
  • 4.-8.
    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
  • 9.-15.
    1250-1300
    Grades: 6-12
    1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    770-394-8177
  • 9.-15.
    Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Individualized college counseling helps each student explore options that are right for her.
    All-Girls 
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    716-885-6780
  • 9.-15.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    970-963-2562
  • 9.-15.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-646-8236
  • 9.-15.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    22 Spackenkill Road
    PoughkeepsieNY 12603
    18454624200
  • 9.-15.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    42605 RCR 36
    Steamboat SpringsCO 80487
    970-879-1350
  • 9.-15.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    371 West Farm Road
    BethlehemNH 03574
    6034442928
  • 16.-25.
    1200-1250
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    4334 Hobbs Road
    GreensboroNC 27410
    336-217-7070
  • 16.-25.
    Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - In addition to Mandarin, the School offers courses in Spanish and Portuguese.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811
  • 16.-25.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    804 Dr Robert K Wallace Drive
    FairfieldIA 52556
    6414729400
  • 16.-25.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    5404592167
  • 16.-25.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    PO Box 8
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    805-688-5114
  • 16.-25.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    78 Academy Avenue
    Cornwall-on-HudsonNY 12520
    845-534-3710
  • 16.-25.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
    MayerAZ 86333
    928-632-7601
  • 16.-25.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1951 Delta Avenue
    West BranchIA 52358
    1-319-519-1856
  • 16.-25.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    3511 Verde Valley School Road
    SedonaAZ 86351
    928-284-2272
  • 16.-25.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    101 North University
    Beaver DamWI 53916
    800-860-7725
  • 26.-32.
    1150-1200
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    785 Beaver Street
    WalthamMA 02452
    781-314-0806
  • 26.-32.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    616 High Street
    BathME 04530
    207-443-7101
  • 26.-32.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    541 Long Beach Road
    Saint JamesNY 11780
    6316861600
  • 26.-32.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-0047
  • 26.-32.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 9-12
    615 East Marquette Woods Road
    St. JosephMI 49085
    1-269-429-7861
  • 26.-32.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA 91108
  • 26.-32.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1079 Firetower Road
    ColoraMD 21917
    4106589279
  • 33.-35.
    Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - Good-bye dinner for senior boarding students
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1100-1150
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    860-822-6279
  • 33.-35.
    1100-1150

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    92 Northwood Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    518-523-3382
  • 33.-35.
    1100-1150

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    314 Mountain Road
    Cornwall on HudsonNY 12520
    845-458-7542
  • 36.
    1050-1100
    Grades: 7-12
    5755 North State Road 9/P.O. Box 240
    HoweIN 46746
    888-462-4693
  • 37.
    St. Thomas More School
    St. Thomas More School Photo
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    <1050
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    860-823-3861

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