Being an all-girls school is an obvious distinction. Even if prospective families consider Winsor first for other reasons, they quickly appreciate the benefits of a single-sex environment.
"Girls' schools create a culture of achievement where a girl's accomplishments are what matters," explains the National Coalition of Girls' Schools in a summary of its recent survey of young alumnae from Winsor and other member schools.
Years of research confirm that point. Studies suggest that girls who attend single-sex schools benefit in lasting ways as learners and as individuals. They achieve:
broader leadership opportunities
"We want to see our daughter in an environment that allows her to discuss, debate and exchange ideas... a school that will offer opportunities to expand on her leadership skills and develop a strong sense of women in today's workforce."