Dana Hall School
|Dana Hall School|
|45 Dana Road
Wellesley, MA 02181
|Head of school||Katherine Bradley|
|Campus size||52 acres (210,000 m2)|
|Color(s)||Blue and white|
|Athletics conference||Eastern Independent League|
|Rival||Newton Country Day School|
Dana Hall School is an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 5-12 located in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Founded in 1881 by Henry F. Durant, Dana Hall originally served as Wellesley College's preparatory program.
- Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein (1986), princess of Jordan
- Margaret Wise Brown (1928), children's author including Goodnight Moon
- Rosario Ferré (1956), author, contributing editor of The San Juan Star, and former First Lady of Puerto Rico
- Helen Hartness Flanders (1909), folklorist
- Nina Garcia (1983), fashion director at Elle magazine, judge on Project Runway, and author
- Ange Kagame, First Daughter of Rwanda
- Opal Kunz (1914), aviator
- Lila Mayoral, former First Lady of Puerto Rico
- Sharon Olds (1960), Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
- Madelyn Renee, soprano opera singer
- Hillary Bailey Smith (1976), Daytime Emmy-winning soap opera actress
- Frances Simpson Stevens (1911), painter associated with the Futurist movement
- Karen Stives (1968), gold and silver equestrian medalist at the 1984 Olympics
- Alexandra Wentworth (1983), actress and comedian
- Susan “Busty Heart” Sykes (1979), big-bust model and strip club proprietor
- "Dana Hall School Close Up". Peterson's. 2006-04-28. Retrieved 2007-10-08.
- "Dana Hall School: History". www.danahall.org. Retrieved 2016-10-21.
- "Notable Alumnae". Dana Hall School. Retrieved April 3, 2016.
- "Rosario Josefina Ferre 1956, Author". Helen Temple Cooke Library. Dana Hall School. 2016. Retrieved April 3, 2016.
- "Helen Hartness Flanders 1909 (1890-1972), Folklorist". Helen Temple Cooke Library. Dana Hall School. 2016. Retrieved April 3, 2016.
- "Frances Simpson Stevens 1911 (1894-1976)". Helen Temple Cooke Library. Dana Hall School. 2016. Retrieved April 3, 2016.
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