The Ellis School is Pittsburghs only age 3 - grade 12 independent school dedicated to the education of girls and young women. Within a culture of respect, excellence, and support, our students lead in all areas of school life, building the foundation to lead in local and global communities.
The mission of The Ellis School is to prepare, empower, and inspire each and every girl through an excellent education in an all-girls environment. The single-gender educational environment maximizes girls intellectual, physical, emotional, and social growth. Girls are empowered to take risks, work collaboratively, ask questions, and pursue their dreams. Our academic program is rigorous, engaging, and forward-thinking. Our faculty promotes critical thinking and creativity, and inspires girls to reach their full academic potential.