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YWCP believes in  educating the whole girl and meeting the individual’s needs.

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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.

Young Women's College Prep Charter School of Rochester (YWCP) offers young women grades 7-12 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

96% 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


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Why should you choose an all-girls school?

Pancakes for Prom!

The YWCP Senior and Junior classes are hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser at Applebee’s in Irondequoit (1683 East Ridge Road, 

Join us for YWCP’s Open House Events!

Come Join us for our Spring Open House Events! On Friday, February 15th, bring the family with you for BINGO 

Congratulations Class of 2018

Congratulations to the Class of 2018 – YWCP’s first graduating class! On Saturday, June 23rd, 49 seniors crossed the stage