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Tome School, The

Christine Szymanski, Head of School
Map581 S. Maryland Ave.
North East, MD 21901
  • Independent School


The Tome School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory school founded in 1889 by Port Deposit philanthropist Jacob Tome. The school’s curriculum provides a broad liberal arts education for students from kindergarten through twelfth grade in an environment emphasizing academic success, high standards of personal behavior, and full participation in school life. For a student to be successful at Tome, parents must hold similar expectations and standards.

High School Specifics

College acceptances: Harvard University, Colorado School of the Mines, UNC Chapel Hill, Villanova University, Johns Hopkins University, College of William and Mary, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Savannah College of Art and Design, University of Maryland College Park

HS Short Description

Independent college prep school offers rigorous honors curriculum, varsity sports and many clubs and activities. The 25 graduating seniors from the Class of 2017 earned $5.5 million in Merit Scholarships!

Additional Information:

Select State: MD
County: Cecil
Grades of School: 9-12
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 451 (310 - Lower, 141 - Upper)
Students per teacher: 15-20
Tuition: $7,950
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: Bring your own device - 6-8
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: Students are encouraged to study for AP exams on their own, 89% pass rate for juniors and seniors
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): Evidence Based Reading and Writing = 671 Math: 624 AVG SCORE 1292
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-K; Spanish-K; Latin-5; Chinese-K
Extracurricular Activities: Community service
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: no
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