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YWCP is an affiliate of the Young Women's Leadership Network (YWLN), which supports five highly successful, single-gender secondary schools in New York City.

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Young Women's College Prep Charter School of Rochester (YWCP) offers young women from the city of Rochester the opportunity to learn in a single-gender environment, free from stereotypes, where a strong focus is placed on preparation for college enrollment and graduation.

YWCP partners with families and instills in each student a sense of community, responsibility and ethics. We support students in their endeavors to achieve excellence in and out of the classroom, helping them to develop the strong voices they will need to be leaders.

YWCP By the Numbers

94% Graduation Rate

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Notable Achievements

4 Advanced Placement Classes offered

83 Students enrolled in at least one AP class in 2017-2018

12 College visits by each student throughout her 6 yrs

100% of students receive their own chromebook

100% College Acceptance

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Our News & Events

5 days ago

Students receive graphing calculators in push toward STEM careers

Another story about the graphing calculator donation!

Thank you ONSemi!

Hundreds of disadvantaged students at Rochester’s Young Women’s College Prep Charter School have received unusual, but much needed, tech gadgets as part of a donation aimed at steering girls ... See more

5 days ago

Photonics workers donate $26,000 worth of graphing calculators to Rochester school

Last week, employees from the local division of On Semiconductor visited YWCP and surprised our students with a gift of 200 TI-Nspire graphing calculators, valued at over $26,000!

We are so grateful ... See more

Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) - Five women who work at ON Semiconductor visited Young Women’s College Prep Charter School on Friday with a gift for the students. The engineers brought 200 graphing ... See more