Why a Girls' School

Our school's not shy about our belief that girls learn best in an environment solely devoted to the education of young women. Chat with a Marlborough girl and you'll quickly hear the pride in her voice. It's one of confidence, in her achievements and her potential. In this school, students have every opportunity to see how good they can be at anything they want to pursue.

The Girls' School Advantage: By the Numbers

National Coalition of Girls' Schools: PEP Talks Podcast

Produced by NCGS, PEP Talks: Podcast on Educational Possibilities brings together experts from NCGS member schools to share and discuss best practices in educating and empowering girls. You will also hear from students about how the current generation likes to learn and the teachers who inspire them.

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National Coalition of Girls' Schools Research Reports

The National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS) conducts research projects with academic partners, collaborates with researchers working on issues of importance to girls’ education and girls’ schools, and tracks prevailing research to keep member schools up-to-date with the latest findings. Click here to review a wide variety of reports grouped by research topic.

In a single-sex school, a girl can comprehend her value and her capabilities in ways that have nothing to do with how she looks or whom she dates. She can be free to experiment and explore, trying out new things and trying on new roles. She can follow her ambitions without wasting a second thought or a backward glance on how her male counterparts might perceive her.
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