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Emma Willard School
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  • Private, Boarding, All-Girls
  • TROY, NY

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$43,600
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$69,970
Received Financial Aid
42%
Average Financial Aid
$47,300
From Emma Willard School

In 1814, Emma Hart Willard established a school for girls to receive a rich educational experience comparable with their brothers. She pioneered girls’ education, focusing on intellectually stimulating and rigorous courses of study. Over 200 years later, Emma Willard School continues to proudly foster a love of learning, the habits of an intellectual life, and the character, moral strength, and qualities of leadership to serve and shape her world.

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Emma Willard School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1380
173 responses
Average ACT
30
33 responses

Put Your Signature On the World

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Emma Willard School’s Signature capstone program for juniors and seniors allows students to deeply explore a personal passion. Over the course of one or two years, students pursue their passion for a topic, work with adult mentors in the field, and have dedicated time to complete their projects. We invite you to discover the wide range of interests in our most recent Signature Showcase.

Culture & Safety

Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 57 responses
  • Revels
    28%
  • Ring week
    21%
  • Principal's Play Day
    18%
  • Eventide
    14%
  • Triangle Takeover
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    5%
  • Field Day
    2%

Boarding

Students Boarding
63%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
37%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
350
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 20 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 20 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 20 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 17 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 17 responses

Emma Willard School Reviews

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