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

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

We care deeply about the health and wellbeing of our students and employees and their safety is our highest priority. Our plans for the 2020-21 school year include options for in-person, online and hybrid learning. Learn More

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
$100
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$41,600
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)
$67,270
Received Financial Aid
43%
Average Financial Aid
$24,060
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
202 responses
Average ACT
30
43 responses

Put Your Signature On the World

academic spotlight

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
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Revels
    28%
  • Ring week
    21%
  • Principal's Play Day
    17%
  • Eventide
    15%
  • Triangle Takeover
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    4%
  • Field Day
    2%

Boarding

Students Boarding
65%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan
International Boarding Students
33%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
362
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 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  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

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