Highest Average SAT Scores

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  • Among "Schools with 400+ 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 400+ Students (out of 60 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 1.-10.
    >1400
    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA 94506
    9253627223
  • 1.-10.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Boyden Lane
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-1400
  • 1.-10.
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Service trips are a large part of Prep's Jesuit identity. Students fulfill service hour requirements each year and can travel to such places as New Orleans, South Dakota, Dominican Republic and many other places with classmates.
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    301-214-1215
  • 1.-10.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    860-435-3102
  • 1.-10.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2500 Main Street
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    8007352030
  • 1.-10.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12
    1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA 01742
    978-371-6524
  • 1.-10.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA 02186
    617-898-2227
  • 1.-10.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    6300 SW Nicol Road
    PortlandOR 97223
    503-768-3115
  • 1.-10.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    180 Main Street
    AndoverMA 01810
    978-749-4050
  • 1.-10.
    >1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    20 Main Street
    ExeterNH 03833
    603-777-3437
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Average SAT Score Grades Location
  • 11.-20.
    1350-1400
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT 06492
    203-697-2239
  • 11.-20.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12
    PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    2486453610
  • 11.-20.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12
    7600 Lyons Road
    Coconut CreekFL 33073
    954-305-6937
  • 11.-20.
    St. Paul's School
    St. Paul's School Photo - SPS 1
    (Episcopal)
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12
    325 Pleasant Street
    ConcordNH 03301
    603-229-4700
  • 11.-20.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    6500 St. Stephen's Drive
    AustinTX 78746
    512-327-1213
  • 11.-20.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12
    423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
    412-968-3180
  • 11.-20.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Suffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    860-386-4440
  • 11.-20.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    860-945-7700
  • 11.-20.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    1305 Whittington Drive
    HoustonTX 77077
    847-840-3064
  • 11.-20.
    1350-1400

    Grades: 9-12
    1175 West Baseline Road
    ClaremontCA 91711
    909-482-5214
  • 21.-29.
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - Step Sing - one of the many special traditions at Dana Hall. They're a little hard to explain, but traditions play an important role in life at Dana Hall School, serving not only as symbols of the past, but also staples in the present. These special activities also provide amazing opportunities for teamwork and organization.
    All-Girls 
    1300-1350
    Grades: 9-12
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    781-489-1331
  • 21.-29.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    860 Beech Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    610-326-1000
  • 21.-29.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Office of Admission
    WindsorCT 06095
    860-687-6400
  • 21.-29.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    295 Main Street
    PittsfieldME 04967
    207-487-2282
  • 21.-29.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    300 East Seminary Street
    MercersburgPA 17236
    717-328-6173
  • 21.-29.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    1415 Summit Avenue
    SeattleWA 98122
    206-682-7309
  • 21.-29.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 7-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    1-800-462-2338
  • 21.-29.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12
    2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106
  • 21.-29.
    1300-1350

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA 93953
    831-625-8309
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300
    Grades: 9-12
    2250 Clays Mill Road
    LexingtonKY 40503
    312-496-5533
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    800-464-2866
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    9042565030
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    975 West Main Street
    Dover FoxcroftME 04426
    207-564-8664
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    1 Morris Street
    New YorkNY 10004
    212-232-0266
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    304-233-1436
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    2 School Way
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    831-768-6137
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    17235 Seventh Street
    MontverdeFL 34756
    407-469-2561
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12
    4129 Lake Shore Road
    HamburgNY 14075
    716-627-1200
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    415-258-1905
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    16923 Norwood Road
    Sandy SpringMD 20860
    301-774-7455
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    423 Main Street
    WilbrahamMA 01095
    413-596-9107
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413) 529-3241
  • 30.-44.
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    81 Providence Street
    WorcesterMA 01604
    508-459-5481
  • 30.-44.
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Each year Sem is home to more than 100 international students from over 20 cultures. The international influence is embraced by the Sem community and has become one of the hallmarks of a Sem education.
    (United Methodist)
    1250-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA 18704
    570-270-2160
  • 45.-52.
    1200-1250
    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    903-894-5000
  • 45.-52.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    582 Columbus Avenue
    ThornwoodNY 10594
    9144956028
  • 45.-52.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    4254 Colonial Avenue
    RoanokeVA 24018
    5409896641
  • 45.-52.
    The Pennington School
    (United Methodist)
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    112 West Delaware Avenue
    PenningtonNJ 08534
    609-737-6128
  • 45.-52.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    339 Nacoochee Drive
    Rabun GapGA 30568
    706-746-7720
  • 45.-52.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    621 N Jefferson St
    RoanokeVA 24016
    540-982-3532
  • 45.-52.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 9-12
    3900 Jog Road
    Boca RatonFL 33434
    561-210-2020
  • 45.-52.
    1200-1250

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    201 Campus Drive, PO Box 10
    Tallulah FallsGA 30573
    706-754-0400
  • 53.-54.
    1150-1200
    Grades: 9-12
    3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    2484311697
  • 53.-54.
    1150-1200

    Grades: 9-12
    6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Rd
    WindermereFL 34786
    954-305-6937
  • 55.-58.
    1100-1150
    Grades: 9-12
    700 Ashland Avenue
    Chicago HeightsIL 60411
    312-496-5533
  • 55.-58.
    1100-1150

    Grades: 9-12
    4026 Maher St.
    NapaCA 94558
    312-496-5533
  • 55.-58.
    1100-1150

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    10 Main Street
    CheshireCT 06410
    2034397250
  • 55.-58.
    1100-1150

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1000 Main Street, PO Box 906
    St. JohnsburyVT 05819
    802-751-2130
  • 59.-60.
    1050-1100
    Grades: 9-12
    3701 Sinclair Lane
    BaltimoreMD 21213
    312-496-5533
  • 59.-60.
    The King's Academy
    The King's Academy Photo - Friendships that Cross Continents
    (Christian)
    1050-1100

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    202 Smothers Road
    SeymourTN 37865
    865-573-8321

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