Your child’s SSAT score serves as an important factor in the admissions process at select, competitive middle and high schools in the United States. Explore our options and get started today, and your child can score higher on the SSAT. Clever Academy and Kaplan can show you how. The Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) is developed and administered by the Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB). The exam was designed as an aptitude test to measure a student’s ability in core subject areas independent of a student’s school record.