Welcome

Tower Hill School is a coeducational private school for ages 3 - Grade 12, dedicated to living its motto Multa Bene Facta — Many Things Done Well. With a beautiful 44-acre campus located in northwest Wilmington, Tower Hill has the reputation as one of the top academic schools in the region. Our unparalleled resources include excellent faculty, state-of the-art facilities and individualized learning support.
 
Tower Hill is bound by an understanding that our students are expected to take an active part in school life and, later on, life in the adult world; to take chances within this caring community; to learn from their experiences; and then, to enrich the world in which they live. We believe that a private school education is an all-encompassing affair, and we trust that this website will allow you to get a glimpse of how we, as a community, bring our best to everything we do, every day.  
 
For those considering Tower Hill, we encourage you to schedule a visit with us. In the meantime, please take a moment to explore our website, particularly our viewbook and our Admission page that contains extensive information and online support for inquirying and applying. If you are an alumni of Tower Hill, please log in so that you may join various groups and receive electronic newsletters about alumni events and news.

We hope you will enjoy perusing our website and see Tower Hill for a school committed to bringing our best in everything we do.

At a Glance

 
  • Ranked among the top 50 private day schools in the country
  • 735 students enrolled (240 Lower School, 213 Middle School and 282 Upper School)
  • 49% boys, 51% girls
  • 28% students of color
  • 16% new to Tower Hill
  • Enrolled students are from Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and abroad
  • Over $2.2 million is distributed in financial assistance annually
  • 28% receiving need-based financial aid

Founded in 1919, Tower Hill School is a private, college prep school in Wilmington, Delaware, serving students in preschool through Grade 12.
Tower Hill is regarded as one of the best private schools in the U.S. Many of Tower Hill's students attend top universities and colleges.


  • Tower Hill School
  • 2813 W. 17th Street
  • Wilmington, DE 19806
  • 302-575-0550