Our Mission

The Agnes Irwin School empowers girls to learn, to lead, and to live a legacy.

TO LEARN

Agnes Irwin provides girls with a deep foundation in the humanities, mathematics and science, wellness, and athletics. In an inclusive setting that values diversity, students develop skills in critical and analytical thinking, self-expression, effective communication, and collaboration. A rich and varied approach to instruction, team and individual endeavors, inquiry, and assessment enables girls to solve problems, design solutions, create meaning, and prepare for a complex and challenging world.

TO LEAD

We believe that all girls and young women have the capacity to lead, and that leadership can take many forms. Therefore, through our instruction, our community interactions, and our daily choices, we affirm this belief and provide an environment that challenges girls to develop the core values of leadership: empathy, integrity, resilience, independent thinking, and commitment to action.

TO LIVE A LEGACY

Agnes Irwin students are a part of the global community of girls and women. They are also the trustees of our School’s heritage and traditions. By adopting values that foster equity, justice, social responsibility, civic mindedness, and integrity, and by nurturing positive relationships and intentional decision making, our students and alumnae engage in bold and meaningful ways to impact our interconnected world.

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Head of School

Dr. Wendy Hill, neuroscientist and former Provost and Dean of Faculty at Lafayette College, lives her legacy as our Head of School.

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Board of Trustees

It takes a village to lead a premier all-girls' academic institution. Meet the distinguished leaders who come together and provide counsel for our school.

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Strategic Plan

Leading in girls' education requires vision. Learn about our Strategic Plan, which provides the framework for our school based our legacy and aspirations for the future.

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Our Mission

The Agnes Irwin School empowers girls to learn, to lead, and to live a legacy. 

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