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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.

  • Campers head towards inner campus on their way to their next activity!

    The Days are Just Packed: GirlSummer!

    Kaitlin Resler
    When the academic year closes at Emma Willard School, campus gets quiet–but only temporarily. GirlSummer is upon us, and once again our campus is full of campers enjoying the day program for some exploring, playing, and learning.
  • via Spectrum News

    Telling Your Story

    By Sandra Santana
    Literature is beautiful for a myriad of reasons. We look to books to learn about the history of the universe, to escape the present and transport to other worlds, and sometimes, for simple self-expression. For the young students at Albany International Center, Olana S. '24 is helping their approach to literature become a defining identity moment to last a lifetime.
  • Signature magazine spring 2022

    Signature Magazine Introduces Infinite Horizon

    In the Spring 2022 edition of Emma Willard School’s Signature magazine, we introduce the leadership of our recently-announced capital campaign, Infinite Horizon, and explore some of the early gifts of the campaign.

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).