Tower School

Tel: (781)631-5800
Grades: K - 8 | 291 students
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Tower School aims to spark a lifelong love of learning in our students by providing a stimulating education in a supportive environment.
We encourage children to strive for personal levels of excellence and to develop fully across a broad range of academic, physical, creative, and social endeavors.
Tower seeks to nourish a spirit of inquiry, to impart an appropriate body of knowledge, to set high standards, to instill strong learning habits, and to help students become secure in themselves while respecting the dignity of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1912

Student Body

Total Students 291 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Tower School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 47%
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Neat, no jeans, no t-shirts)

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes PK: $20,000 K-5:$ 24,250 6-8: $ 27,400 Tuition includes all supplies, trips and books. Need-based financial aid is available.
% on Financial Aid 26%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,759
Admissions Director Elizabeth D. Parker
Admissions Associate Sara Segee

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballCross Country,
LacrosseSoccer,

School Notes:

  • Tower students and teachers are held to high standards of excellence
  • Tower has an outstanding record in preparing students for success in secondary school
  • At Tower, there is a committment to citizenship and good character- a defined set of values
  • We provide a comprehensive program
  • We embrace diversity and the teachings of multiculturalism

Profile last updated: 08/24/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Fenwick High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Devereux School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Devereux School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Marblehead
    Devereux School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-3 | 50 students
    0.5 miles
    44 Smith St
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781)631-0029
    0.5PK-3
    50
  • Marblehead
    Grades: KG-8 | 130 students
    0.9 miles
    6 Community Rd
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781)639-2880
    0.9KG-8
    130
  • Salem
    The Greenhouse School
    Montessori School
    Grades: UG | 20 students
    1 miles
    145 Loring Ave
    Salem, MA 01970
    (978)745-4549
    1UG
    20
  • Salem
    Grades: PK-8 | 26 students
    1.8 miles
    89 Margin Street
    Salem, MA 01970
    (978)741-0870
    1.8PK-8
    26
  • Marblehead
    Grades: PK-KG | 31 students
    1.8 miles
    53 Robert Rd
    Marblehead, MA 01945
    (781)631-8687
    1.8PK-KG
    31

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