Ellis School, The

Established in 1916, The Ellis School is Pittsburgh's only independent private Pre-K - 12 all girls day school. The campus is located in the East End neighborhood of Shadyside, 5 miles from downtown.

FAST FACTS 2009-2010

    _Total enrollment: 475_Upper School enrollment: 172
    _30% of students and 9 percent of faculty are people of color_Over $1 million in aid was distributed for the 2009-2010 school year to 30% of students_Students come from 76 different zip codes and 45 school districts_Student to teacher ratio: 6 to 1_Average class size: 12_Technology program provides a laptop for each student beginning in grade 8_Lower School Library with 12,000 volumes_Middle and Upper School Library with 36,000 volumes


    _College counseling begins in the freshman year and 100% of seniors go on to college_24% of the Class of 2009 earned National Merit Scholarships recognition_The College Board recognized 59% of the senior class as Advanced Placement Scholars
    _The ratio of Ellis students admitted to Barron's top 50 colleges is 50% higher than the national average for independent schools 
    _In addition to financial aid, over $1.5 million of merit aid for college was awarded to the Class of 2009


    _Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)_Pittsburgh Consortium of Independent Schools (PCIS) _The National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS)_National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)


Organization Name: Ellis School, The
Address 1: 6425 fifth avenue
Address 2:
City, State, Zip: pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15206
Type: Private
Number of Students: 412
Lowest Grade:
Highest Grade: 12


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