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The Ellis School
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  • Private, All-Girls
  • PITTSBURGH, PA

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 1
Application Fee
No data available  
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$32,450
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From The Ellis School

The Ellis School is Pittsburgh’s leading age 3 to grade 12 private school, dedicated to educating girls and young women to become bold, authentic, and intellectually vibrant changemakers. Providing an unmatched interdisciplinary education in the heart of Pittsburgh's East End, The Ellis School develops girls and young women who tussle creatively and boldly with real-world problems and who are ready, excited, and committed to making a positive change in the world.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1320
66 responses
Average ACT
31
31 responses

Meet Our Changemakers

Their interests are wide-ranging, their skill sets are far-reaching, and their passions are ever-evolving. From pre-kindergarten to grade 12, you’ll find brilliant problem-solvers, community-minded collaborators, ambitious voices, and courageous changemakers filling our classrooms, learning how to shake the world.

Culture & Safety

Poll
57%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
43%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 16 responses
  • Heritage Day
    25%
  • Green and White Teams
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    19%
  • Potlatch
    13%
  • Culture Jam
    6%
  • Plays and Musicals
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
402
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 9 responses
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 9 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  
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$63,825
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,276
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$358,999
National
$229,800

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