Founded in 1919, Tower Hill School provides students with a superior academic experience balanced with the development of creativity through the arts, healthy attitudes through athletics, and responsibility through service to the community. Combining personal challenge with individual support, the school’s excellent teachers build in students a foundation for lifelong learning and global perspective.
With a beautiful 44-acre campus located in northwest Wilmington, Tower Hill holds the reputation as one of the top academic schools in the region. In keeping with the school motto Multa Bene Facta — Many Things Done Well — Tower Hill engages students in a variety of innovative educational experiences, while empowering them to develop their own strengths and pursue their passions. Average SAT scores are 120-136 points higher than the national average, and students earn admission to top colleges and universities.
Tower Hill’s competitive athletics program has earned 64 state championships and offers 22 varsity sports. State-of-the-art facilities include two turf fields, two grass fields, a baseball diamond, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor tracks, two gymnasiums and a lighted stadium.
Tower Hill embraces and celebrates diverse cultures and beliefs, fostering a strong sense of community. Students of diversity constitute 25 percent of the enrollment, which includes Upper School students from abroad. Global Initiatives, Service Learning and Social Justice programs give students meaningful opportunities to broaden their horizons from preschool through graduation — and beyond.
- Preschool (Tower Tots – age 3, Prekindergarten, Kindergarten) – 3 to 6 years old
- Lower School – 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade
- Middle School – 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade
- Upper School – 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Language (Mandarin, Spanish, French, Latin), Music (Band, Choir, Strings), Fine Art, Drama, Woodshop, Technology, Library, Physical Education, History, Math, English, Science, Engineering, Computer Programming, STEM, Health, Global Scholars Certificate Program
- Comprehensive College Counseling
- Service Learning
- Global Initiatives and International Travel
- Student Leadership Opportunities
- Summer Camps
- After School Enrichment (Legos, Science Olympiad, chess, sports, dance, Chinese, French, yoga, sewing)
- Before and After School Care, Vacation Care
More than $2 million in financial assistance is provided to make Tower Hill affordable for families.