Greenwich Academy is a unique and vibrant community with a longstanding history of both tradition and innovation. The Academy’s energy is derived from enthusiastic students, alumnae, parents, faculty, trustees and administrators. Each of these segments of our community is highly motivated toward fulfilling the Academy’s mission. These pages will begin to give you a sense of what GA is all about.
Greenwich Academy was founded in 1827 and is the oldest girls’ school in Connecticut. Academy alumnae have distinguished themselves in a variety of fields and continually enhance the school’s reputation as one of the finest independent schools in the United States.
Greenwich Academy is an independent college-preparatory day school for girls and young women that seeks to foster excellence. Its mission is to provide a challenging, comprehensive educational experience grounded in a rigorous liberal arts curriculum within an inclusive, diverse community. The school’s objective is to develop girls and young women of exceptional character and achievement who demonstrate independence, resilience, courage, integrity and compassion. We strive, above all, to honor our motto, “Toward the building of character.”
Greenwich Academy’s students, faculty, staff, parents and alumnae form a community with a shared commitment to: