Why an All-Girls School?
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
THE 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.
TOP 10 REASONS TO ATTEND AN ALL GIRLS SCHOOL
For more information on the advantage of girls schools go to the National Coalition of Girls Schools website www.ncgs.org
To see the full article, visit: ncgsblog.org
10. INSPIRATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
Girls’ schools champion the education needs of girls.
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.
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.
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.
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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