Why Linden Hall?


Curious and Independent. Surrounded by a nurturing community of peers and teachers who encourage curiosity and independence, girls feel supported as they take on new challenges.

Driven. Linden Hall is a school where talented and motivated girls thrive. Many of our students pursue multiple extracurricular activities as well as rigorous coursework. Our Advanced Placement and SAT scores are quantitative evidence of their success.

Empowered. With a history of innovation in the education and empowerment of young women, Linden Hall prepares girls to assume the leadership roles of their generation.

Our Alumnae Say...

"Linden Hall has impacted all areas of my life – I am the person I am today because of this school. The role models I had equipped me to be a parent, the education prepared me for college and laid the foundation for my career, and the diverse friendships I have made and maintained have supported me through life's struggles and successes."

~Courtney Frankhouser Myers '93

"Linden Hall gave me the confidence and insight to navigate the challenges ahead and succeed in a global economy. Linden Hall was a defining experience that helped me find my voice and values. My part in the Linden Hall sisterhood transcends time, class and background. Each sister is brilliant in her own way, and I am so humbled to be part of this phenomenal group of women. We all shine with brilliance in our homes, the workplace and our communities. I love that I am part this fierce and fabulous sisterhood!"

~ Heather Lemmert Wilson '85

"I owe a lot to Linden Hall. Being there gave me the confidence boost I needed during adolescence. Professionally, I owe a lot to my experience, not only at Linden Hall, but also as an exchange student at Fukuoka Daiichi High School in Japan– an opportunity I was afforded through Linden Hall. It was that experience that made me want to work as a Diplomat, and I am well on my way to achieving that goal."

~Andrea Perego '00

"The experience of going to Linden Hall shaped my life. It was my first experience where I was judged for who I am, instead of what I am (female, member of X family, etc). It was the first time I was surrounded by people who believed I could accomplish anything I put my mind to."

~ Margaret (Becky) Carpenter Melton '67

Students at girls' schools...

  • have higher aspirations and greater motivation (100% of Linden Hall students go on to college)
  • are challenged to achieve more
  • engage more actively in the learning process
  • participate in activities that prepare them for the world outside of school
  • feel more comfortable being themselves and expressing their ideas
  • show greater gains on core academic and life skills
  • feel more supported in their endeavor

Excerpted from Steeped in Learning: The Student Experience at All- Girls Schools, a report released by the National Coalition of Girls Schools (NCGS).
Learn more about the advantages of attending a Girls' School

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