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  • Academic Curriculum

    Number of course offerings: 125
    Advanced Placement exam preparation: 23
    Enrollment in Advanced Placement classes: 152 students took 308 exams
    Class length: 45, 55, or 75 minutes
    Average class size: 12-14 students
    Student/teacher ratio: 6:1
    SAT scores Class of ’15 (mean):
    Critical Reading: 655
    Math: 664
    Writing: 673
    Mean: 1991

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  • Faculty

    Faculty with Advanced Degrees: 38
    Resident Faculty: 9 full time, 1 part time
    Senior Administrators: 8

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  • Alumnae & Development

    Average individual alumnae gift 2014-2015: $1,193
    Alumnae participation in The Emma Fund: 28%
    Total contributions, 2014-15 Emma Fund: $2,208,070
    Donors to The Emma Fund who've given for 25 years or more: 521
    1814 Association members: 229
    Largest alumnae class gift: $104,427 from the Class of 1965

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  • Athletic Offerings

    Fall:
    Crew
    Cross Country
    Field Hockey
    Soccer
    Swimming
    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
    1st Fair Trade High School in the United States

    National Coalition of Girls’ Schools
    The Association of Boarding Schools
    The New York State Association of Independent Schools
    The National Association of Independent Schools

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  • Art Classes Offered

    Visual Arts:
    2D Design
    3D Design
    Ceramics
    Digital Imaging
    Drawing & Painting
    Film & Video
    Photography
    Weaving

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

    Theatre:
    Classes-Introduction to Theatre: Acting and Production, Oral Interpretation & Speech
    Cross-listed classes-20th Century Dramatic Literature, Writing for the Stage (Playwriting)
    Theatre Programs-Fall Play, Winter Play, Technical Theatre Support (student techies)
    Clubs-Campus Players (student run drama club)

    Music:
    Choir
    Inner Choir
    Semiquavers
    Orchestra
    String Ensemble
    Opera Appreciation
    Music Fundamentals
    Music Appreciation
    Voice Seminar
    Private Lessons

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  • Financial Information

    Tuition Boarding: $59,990
    Tuition Day: $36,380
    Students on financial aid: 42%
    Total financial aid: $4,287,010
    Operating budget: $20,335,901
    Endowment as of 6/30/15: $93,412,266
285 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 | P: 518.833.1300 F: 518.833.1815
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