在怜悯, we believe that educating the whole person (mind, body, spirit) allows girls to grow in confidence and character, 而且重要的是, 在教室里. Girls are more likely to thrive in an environment that offers increased positive reinforcement, 支持, 以及领导的机会. 的 International Coalition of Girls' Schools (ICGS) partners with a number of re搜索 institutes to study the effects of single-gender education on young women and graduates. 的ir re搜索 reaffirms the growth in 学生 that we see every day around campus. Our educational philosophy and mission get at the heart of the outcomes identified in these studies, and we are reminded that education goes beyond traditional measurements of achievement.
Mercy 学生 develop the skills to achieve success in college and beyond! 点击这里 to view a selection of Mercy alumnae, and explore their academic achievements and career paths.
Girls’ schools develop critical thinkers, with graduates confident in exploring topics independently and developing innovative solutions. 超过 80% 考虑他们的学术生涯 高度 成功的.
Increased Self-Confidence and 领导 Skills
Graduates of girls’ schools report higher self-confidence over their coed peers. 的y show initiative in holding 领导 positions in college and careers with 80% holding 领导 positions after high school.
STEM (Science, Technology, 工程 and Math) Success
Girls’ schools foster interest and confidence in underrepresented STEM subjects, with graduates 6x more likely to consider STEM majors and 3x more likely to pursue engineering careers.
Young women who attend single-gender schools tend to outscore their coed counterparts on the SAT.
学生s are active in volunteerism and demonstrate a desire to participate in environmental and community development programs.
Greater Interest in Graduate School
的 majority of girls within an all-girls environment expect to earn a four-year degree; 2/3 expect to go on to graduate-level work. 女校毕业生超过 2x as likely to earn a doctoral degree.
Support for Girls’ Unique Learning Styles
学生s at all-girls' schools experience higher levels of 支持 from their classmates and teachers than female peers at coed schools. 95%以上 of girls' school 学生 report they are 高度 engaged by teachers and participate in class discussions.
Steeped in Learning: 的 学生 Experience at All-Girls Schools © 2016 National Coalition of Girls Schools
Women Graduates of Single-Sex and Coeducation High Schools: Difference in their Characteristics and the Transition to College © 2017 National Coalition of Girls Schools
的 Girls' School Experience: A Survey of Young 女校友 of Single-Sex Schools © 2017 National Coalition of Girls Schools
Fostering Academic and 社会 Engagement: An Investigation into the Effects of All-Girls Education and the Transition to University © 2019 National Coalition of Girls Schools