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  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Sports
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Tower Hill School is an elite, private school located in Wilmington, DE. It has 722 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 7 to 1. Tuition is $28,400 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
2813 West 17th Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
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Telephone
(302) 575-0550
Organization Memberships
NAIS

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$28,400
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1300
67 responses
Average ACT
32
34 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.5 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.5 responses
Poll
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Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
722
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
16:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.5 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.5 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.5 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
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Girls Athletic Participation
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Overall a more challenging school academically then the other private day schools in Delaware. Students are competitive but kind. Atmosphere is fair with a strong emphasis on students taking full responsibility for their academics, sports and creative endeavors. My son was at another private school in the area for K-8 and moved to THS in 9th grade. He has to work harder academically but he couldn't be happier. College prep starts in 8th and 9th grade. There are many clubs and opportunities for students to lead or try new things. Faculty is top notch. Most of my sons teachers have taught at the college level and some have PhD's. Great facilities for sports, drama and the sciences too.
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Too much is required in athletic participation. The time required in athletic programs, in and out of the school, adds up to a greater time playing a sport than in a classroom. Thus, college prep or sports, not a choice?
Everything is top notch - great facilities, strong faculty, nice kids who are competitive but not cutthroat, & solid college counseling. School is challenging and insists on students staying busy - great preparation for college.

All in all, everything you would want from an elite prep school.