Why All-Girls

Our Graduates

Graduates of The Ellis School are extraordinarily accomplished women who, at Ellis, began discovering who they are and what they love.

No matter what their varied interests or backgrounds, they share a commitment to integrity, respect for others, and for one another. Our alumnae are entrepreneurs, athletes, philanthropists, authors, scientists, and physicians as well as mothers, sisters, and friends.

Ellis Alumnae

Alumnae Career Panel

Alumnae in the News

    • This is a photo of a group of Ellis alumnae at Reunion Weekend.
    • This is a photo of two Ellis alumnae speaking during a Career Panel.
    • This is a photo of members of the Ellis Class of 1999.

Long-lasting Results

Self Confidence

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  • “Ellis helped me find my own voice and taught me to use it confidently and effectively. At Ellis, I learned how to really think about all aspects of an issue in order to come to a conclusion.”

  • 84%

    of graduates credit their overall confidence level to their girls-only education at Ellis.
  • 70%

    of graduates say they have greater self-confidence and are more likely to take risks and try new things than their peers at college.

Academic Ability

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  • 100%

    of graduates say Ellis encouraged high academic expectations and achievement.
  • 77%

    of graduates rank their overall academic ability as higher than their college peers.
  • “I will always remember Ellis’ supportive environment where learning, reasoning, and intellectual curiosity were encouraged. Not many environments are as intellectually stimulating as Ellis.”

Organizational Skills

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  • “Ellis made me a very good student. I am confident. I know how to study. I know how to present myself and speak in public. I know how to conduct research. I am well-prepared in core subjects.”

  • 82%

    of graduates rank their study and organizational skills as better than their peers at college.
  • “Ellis did a great job of teaching me time management and organizational skills, which I have definitely appreciated in college.”

Social Awareness

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  • 86%

    of graduates believe they are more culturally aware than their college peers.
  • 81%

    of graduates feel they are better able than their peers to empathize with others.
  • “I am definitely more culturally aware than my peers. Ellis is a diverse environment and I got to know people from many different backgrounds.”