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Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls

YWLN Affiliation

Hawthorn is a proud affiliate of the Young Women’s Leadership Network (YWLN) which supports five highly successful all-girls’ public schools in New York City and fifteen affiliate all-girls’ secondary schools around the country.

Through its affiliation with YWLN, Hawthorn adheres to a proven educational model that includes both academic and broader cultural components resulting in student achievement. All YWLN schools have rigorous college preparatory curricula with an emphasis on STEM, a Daily Advisory program, an emphasis on leadership skills, a full-time college counselor for students in the tenth grade and higher, uniforms, and extracurricular enrichment.

Hawthorn's connection to this coalition of girls' schools provides us guidance and feedback to continuously strengthen the school’s programs through access to best practices and a professional development community.

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Hawthorn is also a member of the Missouri Charter Public Schools Association.

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