Upper School

Autonomy and a Burgeoning Sense of Purpose

Hewitt’s upper school celebrates the autonomy and burgeoning sense of purpose that come with young adulthood. Hewitt’s young women in grades 9 through 12 develop a keen understanding of how they learn, how they construct and manage their time and obligations, and how they both express their individuality and connect to their community, at school and beyond. Trained in the research on girls and young women, upper school faculty members foster inquiry, resilience, and collaboration in their classrooms, and students know and trust their teachers as wise and caring mentors.

Elizabeth Stevens, Head of upper School

Interested in authoring your own story in Hewitt's upper school? Contact our Admissions team.

Grade 9 Program Catalogue

Grades 10-12 Program Catalogue

Clubs and Extracurriculars
A variety of opportunities for girls to pursue their interests and passions as well as cultivate leadership skills.

College Guidance
A personalized approach that draws upon our deep understanding of each individual student.
Athletics
Hewitt athletes excel on the court, field, water, and track as they develop resilience and confidence.
Service Learning
Becoming socially aware members of local and global communities.
Hewitt News
A student stands at a podium with a microphone, wearing a blue graduation gown and white sash

I am forever grateful for my 13 years at Hewitt. I am grateful for the lifelong relationships I have nurtured here, the lessons learned, the best successes, and the greatest failures. I am grateful to all of you — my brilliant teachers and friends, our community, and our families — for shaping me into the young woman I am proud to be today. 

read more about Commencement Remarks to the Class of 2021: A Season of Hope…“At Hewitt”
A student stands at a podium with a microphone, wearing a blue graduation gown and white sash

Over this past year, it struck me that there is not all that big a difference between you, me, and the superheroes we see in movies. True, we cannot snap our fingers and expect half the universe to evaporate to dust, but there is a tremendous amount that we can do both as individuals and even more so as a community to improve the world, one small action at a time. 

read more about Commencement Remarks to the Class of 2021: The Superheroes Within Us
A student looks back as she leads cast members in a dance rehearsal

Participating in performing arts at Hewitt has given me the chance to develop new skills and make countless memories. Performing on stage has helped build my confidence, stage management has refined my organizational abilities, and being dance captain has given me the chance to be a leader and use my dance training in a new way.

read more about Pursuing My Passion for Theater: On Stage and Behind the Scenes with Hewitt Performing Arts