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WHY ALL-GIRLS?

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Research shows that girls schools:

 

  •  Provide a culture of academic achievement- it’s cool to be smart

  •  Develop self-confidence and leadership skills

  •  Graduate girls at a 30% higher rate than co-ed schools

  •  Send graduates to college at a 50% higher rate

  •  Produce graduates 6 times more likely to go into STEM college programs

girls' school advantage

National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS) presents:

"The Girls' School Advantage: By the Numbers"

This video highlights the unique benefits of all-girls schools by providing quantitative and qualitative research from third-party experts.

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TOP 13 REASONS TO GO TO AN ALL-GIRLS SCHOOL!

National Coalition of Girls Schools website www.ncgs.org

13. DEVELOPING HER VOICE

In all-girls schools, girls are free to find and use their voice and speak without interruption.

12. FREE FROM STEREOTYPES

In an all-girls learning environment, there are no stereotypes about what girls like where girls should excel.

11. INCREASES CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Less than 1% of girls in the US attend all-girls schools. Only 19% of women make up the US House of Representatives. 23% of those went to all-girls schools.

10. INSPIRATIONAL ENVIRONMENT

Girls’ schools champion the education needs of girls. Girls take center stage in an all-girls environment.

9. ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

Girls’ schools create a culture of achievement.

8. BUILDS SELF-CONFIDENCE

At girls’ schools, a girl occupies every role.

7. DEVELOPS LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Girls’ schools empower students to become bold leaders. 80% of girls' school graduates report holding some kind of leadership position post-graduation.

6. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH (STEM)

Girls’ schools champion the educational needs of girls as a group underrepresented in STEM majors and careers.

5. DEDICATED TO HOW GIRLS LEARN

Girls’ schools capitalize on girls’ unique learning styles.

4. HIGHER ASPIRATIONS

Girls’ school students strive for greatness. 99% of all-girls school students expect to go to college. Two-thirds expect to go to graduate school.

3. EXCELLENT MENTORING

Girls’ school students are mentored by a community of peers, teachers, and school administrators.

2. PREPARES GIRLS FOR THE REAL WORLD

Girls’ schools engage students in activities that prepare them for life beyond the classroom.

1. ALLOWS GIRLS TO BE THEMSELVES

Girls’ schools provide an environment where students feel safe to express themselves and engage in an open and safe exchange of ideas.

Megan Murphy, Executive Director, National Coalition of Girls’ Schools

GALA is a member of the NCGS.

other great videos

 

GALA IS PARTNERING WITH CAREER GIRLS FOR ADVISORY!

Check out all of their great videos at: www.careergirls.org

CAREER GIRLS - ON TECHNOLOGY

"I can tell you from working at Google that we need more girls in tech... we always talk about making products that work for everyone... but you can't possibly make a product that works for everyone if it's being built by a bunch of guys.

 

ARTICLE ON RAISING STEM DAUGHTERS

http://www.workingmother.com/raising-stem-daughters

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