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Tower Hill School

Elizabeth Cromwell, Head of School

  • Independent School

Essential Information

2813 W. 17th St.
Wilmington, DE 19806


Exceptional academic curriculum supplemented by requirements in athletics, the arts & community service. Ranks within the country's top 50 schools, according to BestSchools.org. Its preschool encourages play and self-exploration. New $7 million Math and Science Center opened 2014.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.towerhill.org

Select State: DE

County: New Castle

Grades of School:

Gender: Coed

Enrollment: 732 (267 Upper)

Students per teacher: Lower: 8:1, Middle: 17:1; Upper: 14:1

Tuition: $13,700-$19,725 (PreK-K), $21,000-$23,350 (Grades 1-5), $23,950-$25,325 (Grades 6-8), $27,125-$27,725 (Grades 9-12)

Financial aid offered?: yes

Technology programs, what grade offered?: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) approach

College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: Replaced AP program with own advanced course list

Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 1913

World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-5; Latin-5; Spanish-PS

Extracurriculars offered:
Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
TV show
Visual arts
Vocal music

School climate (what are you known for?):
Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Community service

HS Short Description: Exceptional curriculum supplemented by athletics, the arts & community service. New math and science center; summer camp; 12 boys', 12 girls' sports teams; service learning.

updated_2015: yes

High School Specifics: 100% attending four-year college.

Some special needs accommodated>: yes

Summer program?: yes