I am fascinated by the dissent about the value of the SSAT as well as curious about the scores of applicants verses admitted students. If you look at data available it seems that if the average SSAT at say Andover is 94 (as I recall). That means the range is pretty big. I would love to know: if the SSAT scores were higher in FA verses full pay; lower or higher in minority students; lower or higher in legacies and so on. I guess it seems like between kids we know and what I hear on this site it's pretty common to have a high score. Does a 99 mean anything more than a 90? Keeping in mind that people that are taking the SSAT are a pretty high achieving and relatively motivated group by definition. Much narrower than the SAT.