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Tome School, The

The Tome School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory school founded in 1889 by Port Deposit Philadelphianthropist 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.


581 S. Maryland Ave., North East, MD 21901 United States
Phone Number: 410-287-2050
Category: Independent School
School Contact: Christine Szymanski Head of School
School E-mail: info@tomeschool.org
Listing updated: 2011-2012,2012-2013,2015-2016

Additional Information

School State: MD
School County: Cecil
Gender: Coed
Grades of School: 9-12, K-8
Enrollment: Christine Szymanski Head of School
Students per teacher: 15-20
Tuition: $8,400
Financial aid offered?: Yes
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, Robotics/technology, Sports, Visual arts, Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?):
Some special needs accommodated: No
Summer program?: No
Which Survey?:
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 35 graduating seniors from the Class of 2018 earned $5.5 million in Merit Scholarships!