The all-girls environment at Dana builds a sisterhood of support, understanding, and respect.
The Dana community is open-minded, respectful, spirited, diverse, comfortable and connected. People here are friendly and approachable.
Dana's campus is beautiful and safe, and Wellesley Center is like an extension of the campus. It's also so easy to get to Boston from Dana - the train stops right in Wellesley Center.
Throughout the year, we look forward to many unique Dana Hall traditions which are all about developing a bond between classmates, grade levels and across generations of Dana alumnae.
The all-girls environment makes you feel safe, empowers you to develop and share your own opinions, and teaches you to ask big questions. You learn quickly that your opinion matters at Dana, and you learn to be comfortable talking to adults.
6. Student/teacher relationships
The teachers at Dana are always willing to help. They are easy to approach and are accessible outside of class. Our teachers are involved in our lives beyond the classroom - they are our advisors, coaches, and mentors.
There are countless opportunities at Dana Hall to participate in after-school activities. We're able to pursue our passions, explore new interests, and have fun with friends.
Whether it's being the captain of a team, the head of a club, a peer educator, an Ed Techie, a tour guide, a library page, a student council member, a dorm proctor or an intern at the Barn, there are many ways to develop and hone leadership skills here at Dana.
There are so many resources at Dana, such as the facilities, the faculty, the academic support, the library, and the accessibility of Wellesley and Boston.
Dana classes are challenging but also exciting and engaging. Being surrounded by other motivated students is invigorating. The education at Dana teaches you that it's good to challenge yourself and helps you feel comfortable taking risks.