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Experience Ellis for Yourself

From campus visits to virtual information sessions, group tours to family-friendly community events, there are plenty of ways to connect with us throughout the year. Check out our upcoming events so you can experience Ellis for yourself!

Upcoming Events

Intro to Pickleball

 
Have you noticed new pickleball courts in your neighborhood and wondered what the craze is all about? Want to try your hand at the sport in a friendly beginner's environment? Join us at The Ellis School on Saturday, May 11 for a pickleball basics class with volunteers from the Cranberry Township Pickleball Association!
Learn all about this addictive game with the silly name. This event is FREE, open to the public, and designed for kids in grades 5–9. Two time sessions will be offered; advanced registration is required. Click the link below to learn more.

Virtual Information Sessions

Learn why Ellis is the best school in Pittsburgh for vibrant, intellectually curious, confident girls. Log on to join comprehensive Q&A sessions featuring current members of our school community and hear all about what you and your family can expect from your Ellis experience. Attend a session live online or watch a recording from the comfort of your home!

Who should watch:
 
Parents/guardians of prospective pre-k and kindergarten students


Who should watch:

Parents/guardians of prospective students in grades 5–8


Who should watch:
Parents/guardians of prospective students in grades 9–12

Early Education Tours

The best way to experience Ellis is to see our campus in action. Join Olivia Altman, Assistant Director of Lower School Admission, for an in-person tour of The Ellis School's campus, highlighting our Early Education program: 3-year-old and 4-year-old pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. Please note: These tours are for grown-ups only.

Personal Tours

Totally new to our school? Consider this tour your Ellis 101! You'll get a taste of campus life, hear all about our academic programs, and have ample opportunity to chat one-on-one with our Admissions team and ask any questions you may have.

Prospective Lower School (grades 1–4)Middle School (grades 5–8), and Upper School (grades 9–12) parents and their students can expect an hour tour of campus. Use the links below to schedule your tour today!
Want to prepare for your tour but not quite sure where to start?
Download our free private school tour checklist!

Contact Our Admission Team

At Ellis, we love nothing more than getting to know prospective families and sharing what makes Ellis a place where girls grow into bright, confident, community-minded changemakers. Our admission team is ready to connect in person or by phone or video conference to answer your questions about admission and Tailored Tuition; tell you all about our students, teachers, and programs; and help you think through how to explore a new school for your daughter.
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