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Facts about Ashley Hall

General Description: Ashley Hall provides a challenging and rewarding academic environment for girls and young women in grades K-12. In the Ross Early Education Center, a co-educational program is provided for boys and girls, ages 2-5. A rigorous curriculum, taught by exceptional faculty, is customized specifically for the way girls learn and interact. Providing that environment ensures students an outstanding education, and a true sense of self, community, their place in the world and a competitive advantage in today's world.

Founding Date: 1909

Head of School: Jill Swisher Muti

School Mission: Ashley Hall produces an educated woman who is independent, ethically responsible and prepared to meet the challenges of society with confidence.

Size of Campus: 5 acres

School Colors: Purple and white

School Songs: "Sing, Sing Oh Ashley Hall"

School Motto: Possunt Quae Volunt (Girls who have the will have the ability)


Enrollment: 675

Serves Students: Ages 2-5 (co-ed), Grades K-12 (all girls)

Number of Volunteer Hours by Students Each Year: 6,000

Diversity: 9.7%
African American
Middle Eastern
Pacific Islander

Percentage of Students Who Pursue A College Degree: 100%

Scholarship Monies Offered:
Over $3 million in merit scholarship offered by colleges and universities to the Classes of 2014 and 2013.

Number of Faculty: 75

Student to Faculty Ratio: 9:1, and as low as 6:1 in EEC

Number of Advanced Placement Courses: 11

School Mascot: Panthers

Varsity Sports Offered: Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

Number of Alumnae: 4,300

Prominent Alumnae: Chairman of Ingram Industries, Martha Rivers Ingram '53; Former First Lady Barbara Bush '43; A Wrinkle in Time author, Madeleine L'Engle '33; White House writer Catherine McEaddy '90; mezzo-soprano D'Anna Fortunato '63; Harvard Medical School Associate Professor of Medicine, Sue Ellen Levkoff '69; M.D., Yale Medical School and author, Lisa Sanders '73; author Josephine Humphreys '63; Chairman and CEO of Springs Industries, Crandall Close Bowles '65.

Graduates Have Attended These Prestigious Colleges: Brown University; The United States Military Academy at West Point; Oberlin College; College of William and Mary; Columbia University; Duke University; Harvard University; Mt. Holyoke College; Randolph Macon College; Vanderbilt University; Davidson College; Rice University; Vassar College; Wake Forest University; University of Virginia; Washington and Lee University, Yale University and others.