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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  • Learning on Location

    Melissia Mason
    Situated in New York state’s capital region, Emma Willard School is a short drive away from a myriad of engaging educational experiences. From music students’ recent visit to the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, to the marine biology trip to the New England Aquarium in Boston, to experiencing living history at Old Sturbridge Village, we are in a prime location for hands-on learning.
  • Fall Athletic Desserts

    Kaitlin Resler
    This past Tuesday, just before the frosty weather, the athletic teams at Emma Willard School came together in Alumnae Chapel for the annual Fall Athletic Desserts. Pink cupcakes in hand, athletes and coaches celebrated the achievements of individuals and teams over these fast-moving weeks of the fall season. Read more about the growth, skill, and dedication among our fall athletes after the jump.
  • Theatre Audience Applauds Clue

    Melissia Mason
    It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead. So whodunnit? The Emma Willard School fall play this year was Clue, based on the cult classic film and the popular board game. 

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