Upper School

Why All-Girls 7-12

The Case for All-Girls Education

Current research validates, and Oak Knoll proves, that young women in a single-sex learning environment are setting high educational goals, breaking gender barriers and emerging as leaders. At Oak Knoll, our all-girls middle and high school programs provide rigorous academics; opportunities for faith and prayer experiences, the arts, competitive athletics, community service, and social interactions that challenge and encourage them to stand up, speak out, think critically and creatively, and take risks.

The Expert Opinion

Watch the video below to learn why top educators advocate for all-girls education:

Why All Girls?

We’ll let the numbers speak for themselves.

The Benefits of a Girls

Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child is a Catholic independent school coeducational from kindergarten to grade 6 and all girls in grades 7 to 12. Oak Knoll was founded in 1924 and is one of 10 schools in the Holy Child Network of Schools that provides independent Catholic education across the United States.


44 Blackburn Road
Summit, NJ 07901
Phone: (908) 522-8100
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