“90% Percentile at a bare minimum” for Exeter
You could easily argue that prospective students should score as high as 99% Percentile for the SSAT for Phillips Exeter Academy. At the same time, as we’ll repeat time after time, it depends on all the other aspects of a student’s application/profile. For example, if you’re an Olympic grade sprinter or child prodigy that’s discovered a new element to add to the Periodic Table, you may not need to score as high as a student who lacks other characteristics Exeter may be looking for in a future alum.
With that said, most future applicants are still looking for guidance (as well as their parents). Without further adieu, we’ll provide all the guidance that’s been documented online.
Test Prep Company Argues 90 or 94% Percentile as an Average for Exeter
In a 2013-14 guide provided a test prep company that provides insights re: boarding school admissions, they identified the above as their bottom line. At the same time, in another online publication of theirs, they point out that 94% Percentile is their average.
91% Percentile is Argued by Exeter Student
Considered a top 25 US boarding school, the Hill School offers a wealth of educational opportunities for its alumni. As a result, many potential candidates and their parents are curious as to what SSAT scores are required for admission.
What SSAT score do I need to get into the Hill School?
As mentioned in our profile, the Hill School requires percentiles between 75%-85% according to the Boarding School Review. They post an 80% for the average SSAT score in their profile of the boarding school.
In a post on College Confidential, they list off the average SSAT scores for many of the top boarding schools. They estimate Read more
“Phillips Andover Academy SSAT Average Scores are 93% Percentile“
Phillips Academy, aka “Andover,” aka “Phillips Andover” or even just “Andover” is considered one of the top US boarding schools in the United States. Many prospective applicants and their parents are constantly asking throughout the world:
What SSAT score do I need to get into Andover?
Unfortunately, no highly competitive program will bluntly and directly document the minimum test scores publicly because frankly, there are too many factors beyond just the standardized metrics which determine admissions decisions.** Nevertheless, it doesn’t prevent many people from still inquiring what is enough on the SSAT?
Anecdotally, answers from current and past students are becoming more available in our more “online” society. Below, we’ll document what is available online as well as give you our thoughts from our experiences. Several sources have identified in recent years(~2018), the average SSAT score for Andover admits was approximately 93% percentile. Read more