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Mission

Mission

Integrity, respect, confidence, courage, conviction, and a love of learning.

The Ethel Walker School is an independent, college preparatory, day and boarding school for girls in grades six through 12 plus a postgraduate year.

Since 1911, The Ethel Walker School has excelled at preparing students to make a difference in the world. Members of this diverse community are dedicated to scholarshipthe artsathletics, wellness, and service. The satisfaction of achievement and joy of friendship are fundamental principles as the School empowers girls to lead with integrity, respect, confidence, courage, conviction, and a love of learning.

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Integrity

Everyone at Walker’s is guided by the principle and pursuit of integrity. Walker’s students have strong moral principles and stand up for what is right.

Respect

Walker’s women see each other as collaborators, not competitors. Students respect peers and faculty in an environment where immediate acceptance emboldens students to be actively engaged in all aspects of campus life.

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Confidence

At Walker’s, girls forge their own paths. Graduates of all-girls’ schools are more likely than peers from coed schools to speak up and pursue their passions with confidence.

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Courage

Experiences and challenges that motivate girls to achieve their best happen in all aspects of school life. At Walker’s, girls have the courage to take risks and try new things.

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Conviction

Walker’s students are confident in their beliefs, and bring a crucial voice to community dialogue. Our students are committed to social change and make transformative impact.

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Love of Learning

Walker’s academic environment boasts exceptional faculty who are united in their dedication to making rigorous inquiry an enjoyable, lively process.