Our Mission

Honoring its founder’s vision, Emma Willard School proudly fosters in each young woman 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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  • Molly and the Admissions Team! (L-R: Michele Solimeno, Morgan Del Brocco, Molly Riley, Katie Myer, Kristen Mariotti, Mari Elizabeth Webb, and Jing Zhang Benavot)

    Four Questions with Molly Riley: Finding the Fun in Serious Business

    Molly Riley is assistant director of admissions at Emma Willard School and joined the team in January of this year. Previously, Molly worked at Emma as a House Parent (residential faculty) living with and supporting the school’s boarding student population. We asked Molly four questions about her role at Emma Willard.
  • Winter sports: Basketball, Crew, Indoor Track and Field, and Ski Racing

    Winter Athletics Recognition

    Winter sports at Emma features basketball, indoor track and field, ski racing, and—new this year—winter crew. At the end of their season, the teams took some time to celebrate their successes and present awards. We invite you to learn about our stand-out student athletes from their coaches’ perspectives.
  • Head of School Jenny Rao reflects on Women's History Month

    Reflecting on Women's History Month

    by Head of School Jenny Rao
    During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the voices and accomplishments of women around the globe in their efforts to shape our world.

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Staying Social

    285 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 | P: 518.833.1300 F: 518.833.1815

    Welcome to Emma Willard School, a private day and boarding high school for girls in Troy, NY, and a leader in girls' education for over 200 years. 

    PLEASE NOTE: All visitors to campus must check in with Campus Safety, which can be found at the red flag entrance to Sage Hall (Pawling Ave. entrance).