Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls

Thinking of joining the Hawthorn Community? Now Enrolling!

Are you an inquisitive, high-energy, hard-working young woman? Looking for a college prep education in a stimulating, supportive, and FUN environment? Join our community of scholars, leaders, and trailblazers.

Hawthorn opened in 2015 with 6th and 7th grades. This year we are a full middle school with 6th, 7th and 8th grades and a High School with 9th and 10th grade classes.

  • Hawthorn is open to girls eligible to attend St. Louis public schools. The school tuition-free.
  • Hawthorn is a sisterhood where girls are free to be themselves, focus on their academic and personal growth, develop authentic friendships and close relationships with teachers.
  • Hawthorn students have valued traditions, strong bonds and tons of fun!
  • Hawthorn is a college preparatory school with a special emphasis on STEM; our goal is that 100% of our graduates pursue post-secondary education.
  • Hawthorn is a leadership school; the all-girls’ environment encourages students to develop their unique
leadership styles.

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Hawthorn does not limit admission based on race, ethnicity, national origin, disability, income level, religious affiliation, proficiency in the English language or athletic ability.

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We encourage community friends, prospective students and families to visit us! Throughout the year, our students lead tours twice a month during the school day which is a great way to see school in action. During student recruitment season, prospective families can attend our Saturday Open Houses. We also offer Family Tours the first Tuesday of every month during the spring.

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