Emma Willard School

Troy, New York, USA

High School in United States

A bird's eye view of one of the most beautiful high schools in New York. The campus features breathtaking gothic architecture
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  • % of international students


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  • ESL Offered


  • AP Courses


  • Troy, New York
  • Nearest International Airport: ALB

Why students ♥ Emma Willard School

Emma Willard School is a dynamic and joyous place that values drive and curiosity. The girls from the school represent 36 countries and 20 states. The community inspires and supports students to seek out, identify, and meet challenges, following the idea that “if you educate a girl, you will transform the world”. Known as one of the finest girl’s schools in the world, the faculty, and staff love to teach and empower students, challenging them and putting their talents to a good purpose.


AP Courses
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Macroeconomics
  • English Literature
  • French Language
  • US Government & Politics
  • Latin Literature
  • Latin: Vergil
  • Physics C
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • US History
  • Physics 1

ESL/Support Programs

  • College Counseling
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Evening Study Assistance
  • Learning Differences Support
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Study Skills Assistance
  • Subject Tutoring
  • Technology Center
  • Math Learning Center

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Latin



Aerobics, Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Basketball, Crew Fall and Spring, Cross-Country Running, Dance, Diving, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating, Indoor and Outdoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Education, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weight Lifting, Yoga, Bellydancing, Ski Racing, Soccer, Softball, Synchronized swimming, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track and Field, Weight Lifting.


Clubs & Organizations


Amnesty International, Animal Rights Club, Community Service, Computer Club, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Environmental Club, Fencing, Habitat for Humanity, International Clubs, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Newspaper, Outing Club, Peer Counseling, Peer Tutoring, Quiz Bowl, Science Bowl, Sexualities Club, Student Activities, Student Government, Student Publications, SADD, Yearbook, Fair Trade


College Acceptance


American University, Boston College, Boston University, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Dickinson College, Elon University, George Washington University, Hamilton College, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Northeastern University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Skidmore College, Smith College, St. Lawrence University, Syracuse University, Tufts University, Union College, University of Rochester, Wellesley College.

Housing and Dorms

The school offers on-campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. There are a total of 8 dorms, and the average student per dorm is 20. The dorm amenities are a game room, laundry facilities, lounge, wireless internet, and vending machines. The dress code is casual.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.