Welcome to GMS!

We are delighted you are taking a moment to explore The Girls’ Middle School and hope that our website conveys the joy, dynamism, and engagement that characterizes our school.

Welcome to GMS! For nearly 25 years the Girls’ Middle School has been an engaging and distinct program for girls who embrace their own journey and find their authentic voice. Still rooted in the vision of founder Kathleen Bennett, GMS aims to nurture and empower every one of our students. Although students only spend 6th, 7th and 8th grade on campus, it is our sincere hope and expectation that their GMS journey will continue as they remain engaged with the school and each other. We say to every member of our community, “Once a GMS girl, always a GMS girl!”

During her three years on campus a GMS student will find challenge and support at a critical point in her development. We know and expect this and while each journey will be different, we pride ourselves at knowing and valuing the middle school girl experience deeply. Our progressive roots and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion make this a place where all girls can thrive and where we continue to learn and grow as a community. 

I encourage you to spend time learning more about us and reaching out to find out even more! There is so much to share about what we do and why and we hope that you will be inspired to get to know us. As all schools have had to reflect upon what matters most right now, the answer at GMS has not changed. Our students and our mission remain at the forefront of what we do each day and we couldn’t be more thrilled by how this manifests in the experience of our students each day. Our mission: The Girls’ Middle School educates girls at a crucial time in life. We create an inclusive environment where academic growth is nourished. A GMS girl discovers her strengths and expresses her voice while respecting the contributions of others.

We look forward to being in touch with you!


Tesha McCord Poe
Interim Head of School