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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  • Honoring the Day of Giving with Thanks

    Suzanne Romero Dewey
    GivingTuesday is a global movement that began in 2012. The idea is simple. Let’s designate one day as a day to “give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.”  December 3, 2019, is a day organizations and individuals can choose to participate with their time, their resources, or their voice lending a hand to their local community or their favorite non-profit.
  • Hearts Full of Gratitude

    Melissia Mason
    This week we pause to take a breath during a busy fall semester, but more importantly we take a moment to contemplate gratitude. As we gather around tables with friends and family, we are given the opportunity to be thankful for the blessings in our lives.
  • Recalibration

    Head of School Jenny Rao
    With Thanksgiving break on the horizon, Head of School Jenny Rao shared a message of empathy, kindness and inclusion with the Emma Willard School community at Monday's Morning Reports.

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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.