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Tower Hill School

Elizabeth Cromwell Speers, Head of School
Map2813 W. 17th St.
Wilmington, DE 19806
302-575-0550
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

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.

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

Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 9am Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 1pm Thurs., Dec. 1, 2016, 9am 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
9-12
K-8
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
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Community service
Music
Robotics/technology
Sports
Additional extrcurriculars: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Sports
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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