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  • Academic Curriculum

    Number of course offerings: 114
    Advanced Placement '20: 170 students took 346 exams in 21 subjects
    Class length: 60 minutes
    Average class size: 10 students
    Student/teacher ratio: 6:1
    SAT scores Class of ’20 (mean):
    Evidence Based Reading and Writing: 686
    Math: 682
    Mean: 1368


    Experiential Learning


    130 Practicum Experiences
    45 Signature Projects
    35 Emma Artists
    49 Clubs
    30 Community Engagement Opportunities

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  • Faculty

    Teaching Faculty: 53
    Faculty with Advanced Degrees: 44
    Resident Faculty: 10 full time
    Senior Administrators: 8

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  • Advancement

    Total contributions 2020-2021: $7,046,109 ($2,901,953 to The Emma Fund)

    Average Alumnae Individual Gift 2020-2021: $2,065

    Donors who have given for 25 years or more: 622

    1814 Association members: 264

    Reunion Giving for the 1s & 6s: $605,846

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  • Athletic Offerings

    Fall:
    Crew
    Cross Country
    Field Hockey
    Soccer
    Swimming and Diving
    Tennis
    Volleyball

    Winter:
    Crew
    Indoor Track
    Basketball

    Spring:
    Lacrosse
    Softball
    Outdoor Track
    Crew

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  • Accreditation & Affiliations

    Emma Willard is accredited by The New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)

    1st Fair Trade High School in the United States

    National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS)

    The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

    The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

    The College Board

    The National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

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  • Art Classes Offered

    Visual Arts:
    Ceramics
    Digital Imaging
    Drawing & Painting
    Film & Video
    Photography
    Weaving
    Intermediate and Advanced Art
    Studio Art

    Dance:
    Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Ballet
    Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Contemporary Dance
    Jazz Dance
    Dance Company

    Theatre:
    Classes: Acting and Oral Interpretation & Speech
    Theatre Programs-Fall Play, Winter Play, Technical Theatre Support (student techies)
    Clubs-Campus Players (student run drama club)

    Music:
    Choir
    Inner Choir
    Semiquavers
    Orchestra
    Chamber Orchestra
    Opera Appreciation
    Voice Seminar
    Private Lessons

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  • Financial Information

    Tuition Boarding: $67,270
    Tuition Day: $41,600
    Students on financial aid: 46%
    Total financial aid: $5.2 million
    Operating budget: $22,648,062
    Endowment as of 9/30/2020: $119 million
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