Data Points on Girls’ School Alumnae & Women in Politics
One out of every five women serving in the U.S. Congress attended an all-girls school. An impressive statistic when you consider girls’ school students account for less than one percent of America’s female student population.
Girls’ School Alumnae in U.S. Federal Government
An estimated 151,000+ (or less than 1%) girls in the United States attend girls’ schools, yet an impressive 20% of the women currently serving in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives graduated from an all-girls school.
While only 23% of the current U.S. Senators serving are female, 13% of those women graduated from girls’ schools.
Only 19% of the current U.S. House of Representatives are female, yet an overwhelming 22% of those women graduated from girls’ schools.