Tower Hill at a Glance

Tower Hill School is a coeducational private school for age 3 through Grade 12.
Enrollment: 735 total 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
  • 28% receiving need-based financial assistance
  • Students travel from over 40 cities and towns in four different states
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.
Average Class Size: 
Preschool: 13 
Lower School: 15 
Middle School: 15
Upper School: 14
School Colors: Green and White
Financial Assistance: Over $2,000,000
Campus44-acre campus located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Rising Sun Lane in northwest Wilmington, DE

Diversity: Students of color constitute 28% of the Tower Hill student body
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.

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