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.

List of 3 news stories.

  • Gargoyle dedication to Mr. Berry!

    Gargoyle ’21-’22: A Book Dedicated to Mr. Berry

    By Sandra Santana
    This year, the senior class has decided to dedicate the yearbook to a beloved member of the Emma Willard School community, Alan Berry. 
  • Belonging & Equity: Building Bridges And Embracing Accountability

    By Lori Ferguson
    In recent years, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives have sprung up on campuses and in boardrooms across the country, indicators of an impassioned populace seeking to redress past wrongs and create a more inclusive environment for the future. Emma Willard School is among those institutions who have committed themselves to this work, appointing Christine Gilmore as the school’s inaugural head of institutional equity and inclusion. 
  • Director of Academic and Strategic Technology, Nick Marchese

    Four Questions for Nick Marchese: Loose Leaf Tea for the Win

    By Luke Meyers
    Mr. Nick Marchese is the director of academic and strategic technology at Emma Willard. Mr. Marchese joined the Emma Willard community in fall 2018, moving to Troy from Brooklyn, N.Y. where he worked at the Berkeley Carroll School. We asked him four questions about his experience at Emma.

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    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).