We require that all candidates take the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) and submit their scores as part of their application.

The test has multiple parts, as follows:
  • Mathematics: two sections, 30 minutes each with 25 questions each
  • Reading Comprehension: 30 minutes with 30 synonym questions and 30 analogy questions
  • Verbal: 40 minutes with 40 questions based on 7 reading passages
  • Essay: 25 minutes

In order to help prepare students for their SSATs, we offer three different sessions of test preparation. The first begins in September, the second in October, and the third in November. All are three weeks in length. SSAT Prep classes are for 7th and 8th graders only. Session dates are listed below.
How do I sign up for one of the classes?
Register here for one of the SSAT prep sessions.

What is the cost?
$329 for a three-week class. Fee includes all study materials.

When do I take the SSAT exam?
If applying to Sonoma Academy in the fall of 2015, we recommend signing up to take the SSAT in October, November, or December. Families are responsible for test registration at The Sonoma Academy test center code is 7400.
2500 Farmers Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Sonoma Academy is...

The only independent, college preparatory high school in Sonoma County. On its beautiful 34-acre campus nestled at the base of picturesque Taylor Mountain in South Santa Rosa, Sonoma Academy students are able to explore their interests and passions in a challenging environment that prepares them for college and life beyond.