Tower Hill School

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Tower Hill School
2813 W 17th St, Wilmington
Wilmington, DE, 19806
Coordinates 39°45′53″N 75°34′38″W / 39.764716°N 75.577355°W / 39.764716; -75.577355Coordinates: 39°45′53″N 75°34′38″W / 39.764716°N 75.577355°W / 39.764716; -75.577355
School type Private College Preparatory School
Motto Multa Bene Facta[1]
(Many Things Done Well)
Religious affiliation(s) Non-denominational
Founded 1919 (1919)[2]
Founder Walter S. Carpenter, Jr., R. Ruliph M. Carpenter, Irénée du Pont, Lammot du Pont, Eugene E. du Pont, Alexis Felix du Pont, Josiah Marvel, Hugh Rodney Sharp, William Winder Laird, Charles Marshall Barton, and Dr. Albert Robin[2]
CEEB Code 080205
Headmaster Mr. Harry Baetjer [3]
Grades Preschool K-12
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 747[1]
Student to teacher ratio 7:1[1]
Schedule Day
Color(s) Kelly      White     [1]
Mascot White Tiger and Hiller

Tower Hill School is a private college preparatory school in Wilmington, Delaware, offering instruction for pre-school through 12th grade.


Tower Hill was founded in 1918.[2][4] The school is a member of the Delaware Independent School Conference[5] and fields 23 competitive varsity sports.[5]

The school offered US$$1,900,000 a year of need-based financial aid to 21% of its students for the 2013-2014 school year.[1]


The Wall Street Journal ranked Tower Hill 24th in the nation and 1st in Delaware, in percentage of students attending eight top colleges.[6]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Tower Hill at a Glance". Tower Hill School. Retrieved October 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Tower Hill History and Traditions". Tower Hill School. Retrieved October 25, 2013. [dead link]
  3. ^ Earl J. Ball III (25 October 2013). "Tower Hill Announces Acting Head of School". Tower Hill Board of Trustees. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tower Hill School Homepage". Tower Hill School. Retrieved October 25, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Athletics at Tower Hill". Tower Hill School. Retrieved October 25, 2013. 
  6. ^ "How the Schools Stack Up". Wall Street Journal. December 28, 2007. Retrieved October 25, 2013. 
  7. ^ Oz, Mehmet (5 October 2011). "Delaware Today Health and Wellness: Closing Thought with Dr. Mehmet Oz, a Tower Hill School graduate, about cholesterol, blood pressure and heart health". Delaware Today. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 

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