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Tower Hill School

Type: Day
Gender: Coed
2813 West 17th Street
Wilmington, Delaware

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Tower Hill School is a coeducational private school for age 3 through grade 12, dedicated to living our 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 an independent school education is an all-encompassing affair, and we, as a community, bring our best to everything we do, every day.

Awards or Certifications:

Accreditation: Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)

Memberships: National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS), Delaware Association of Independent Schools (DAIS), The Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE), Independent Curriculum Group (ICG), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

Child Protection: Tower Hill has been recognized as a Shield of Protection Partner by the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children

What is your teaching or educational philosophy?

By combining personal challenge with individual support, Tower Hill is a college-preparatory school committed to building in students a foundation for lifelong learning. Tower Hill believes that diversity in all aspects of school life broadens and enhances the educational experience. In keeping with our motto Multa Bene Facta—Many Things Done Well—the school provides a challenging and exhilarating program, engaging students in a variety of educational experiences, while allowing them to develop their individual strengths and pursue their passions.

To emphasize our core values—active citizenship, personal integrity, collective responsibility, team building and collaboration, and mutual respect—the school encourages each student to develop a sense of personal worth and to recognize, understand and accept the individuality of others.

What is your mission statement?

Tower Hill School prepares students from diverse backgrounds for full and creative engagement with a dynamic world. Each student is provided with an educational experience that emphasizes the development of an inquisitive, discerning and critical mind; the value of being creative and aesthetically sensitive; the appreciation of physical well being; the ability to collaborate and to function as part of a team; and the growth of character.




PreK through grade 12 in one school. College preparatory. Experiential learning. Outdoor classroom. Cross-divisional learning and engagement. Diversity, equity and inclusion. Award-winning athletics. Arts. Robotics. Teaching and Learning center.