After more than 100 years of educating young women, we still have a passion for single-gender education. Why? The answer lies in girls who aren't afraid to raise their hands, sports teams where every position is filled by a young woman and the impressive slate of high schools and colleges that our alumnae eventually attend. According to the National Coalition of Girls' Schools
, girls' school graduates plan to enter engineering at a rate three times that of their co-ed school counterparts, and given that Burke's is located in a city where the booming tech industry is dominated by men, that speaks to us.
The following video from the NCGS illustrates the point more fully.