Tower Hill at a Glance

  • 849 total students | Our 2022-2023 enrollment consisted of 285 Lower School, 234 Middle School and 330 Upper School students
  • $3.8 Million Provided For Families | Last year, 38% of our students received financial assistance
  • An Average Class Size of 15 | With Honors and Advanced courses offered in all subject areas, students tackle a challenging curriculum in small classroom settings
  • 8:1 student to teacher ratio
  • 23 DIAA Varsity Teams | Tower Hill has secured 78 athletic state titles
  • 40% of students identify as a person of color with 44% of new students identifying as a person of color 
  • 88% of students scored 3+ on AP Tests in 2022
  • 98% of the class of 2022 received early admission acceptances
  • College Counseling starts in 9th grade
  • 44-acre campus
  • THE Hub - college style, newly renovated library and collaboration space
School Motto: Multa Bene Facta—Many Things Done Well. This is not just a slogan on a banner. Every day our students, faculty, and staff are challenged to do many things well. This means bringing the best of ourselves to all that we do.
Child Protection: Tower Hill has been recognized as a Shield of Protection Partner by the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children
History and Tradition: Tower Hill School was founded in 1919 by a group of benefactors committed to education in Wilmington and in Delaware. From its start, Tower Hill was dedicated to providing students with a superior academic experience, supported by development of creativity through the arts, healthy attitudes through athletics, and responsibility through service to the community. Read more about our history.

Non-Discrimination Statement: Tower Hill School does not discriminate in its educational, admissions and personnel programs and policies or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Google® Maps

Parking Map

From Hockessin or Pennsylvania: Take Delaware Route 52 (Pennsylvania Avenue) south toward Wilmington. Go through the light at Rising Sun Lane and under the pedestrian bridge. Just under the bridge, turn left onto Tower Road. At the stop sign at West 17th Street, turn left. The main school building will be on your right.

From Wilmington: Take Pennsylvania Avenue (Route 52) north. Turn right at Tower Road and left at 17th Street.

From Interstate 95: From the south, take Exit 7 (Delaware Avenue/Route 52). Turn left onto Route 52 at the third light. From the north, take Exit 7B (Delaware Avenue/Route 52). Turn right onto Route 52 at the first light. Once you are on Route 52, stay to the left when the road splits, just after you get on it. (You will be on Pennsylvania Avenue.) From here, follow the above directions "From Wilmington."