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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  • Groundbreaking for the Alice Dodge Wallace '38 Center for the Performing Arts

    Four Questions with Scott Kosnick: Building the Future

    By Luke Meyers
    Scott Kosnick is director of facilities construction management and planning at Emma Willard School. Mr. Kosnick joined the Emma community this year after a distinguished career in the United States Navy and for the US Army Corps of Engineers. We asked him four questions about his early experience at Emma.
  • Dr. Ashley L. Bennett and her advisee group enjoying lunch!

    The Power of Gratitude

    By Sandra Santana
    Mount Ida is alive with a warmth only the holidays can bring. As students fill the halls exchanging hugs and holiday plans, a profound sense of gratitude floats through the air. Thanksgiving break is upon us, signaling the final stretch of the fall semester, and a time to reset with the ones we love.
  • The cast of Anti-Gone

    Fall Play: Anti-Gone

    By Melissia Mason
    The Emma Willard School Theatre Department opened this year’s season with an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Antigone by Sophocles. The adaptation, set in post-World War II Greece, follows Antigone as she struggles with the decision of whether to follow her heart—be “herself”—or bow to pressure from those in power.

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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).