Education Guide

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Tower Hill School

Elizabeth Cromwell Speers, Head of School
Map2813 W. 17th St.
Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Independent School


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

High School Specifics

100% attending four-year college.

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.

Open House Dates

Tues., Feb. 28, 2017, 9am Wed., April 5, 2017, 9am Tues., May 9, 2017, 9am

Additional Information:

Select State: DE
County: New Castle
Grades of School: *PreK
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 730
Students per teacher: Lower: 15:1, Middle: 15:1; Upper: 14:1
Tuition: $9,800-$20,125 (PreK-K), $21,450-$23,850 (Grades 1-5), $24,475-$25,900 (Grades 6-8), $27,775-$28,400 (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; students are able to take AP exams by request
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 630/639/630
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-5; Latin-5; Spanish-PS; Mandarin-5
Extracurricular Activities: 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
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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