Tilton School

30 School Street
Tilton, NH 03276-0327
Tel: (603)286-4342
Grades: 9-12 | 240 students
Founded in 1845, Tilton School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school serving students from 9th to 12th grade and postgraduates.
Tilton School challenges students to embrace and navigate a world marked by diversity and change.
Through the quality of human relationships, Tilton School's faculty cultivates in its students the curiosity, the skills, the knowledge and understanding, the character and the integrity requisite for the passionate pursuit of lifelong personal success and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities
Year Founded 1845

Student Body

Total Students 240 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Tilton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1600
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Classroom Dress)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $49,750
Admissions Director Kate Saunders


Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Weightlifting, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBallet,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Club Hockey, Community Service, Recreational Skiing & Snowboarding, Studio Arts, Theater Productions, Yearbook Club Hockey, Studio Arts, Yearbook, Community Service,
Recreational Skiing & Snowboarding,
Theater Productions,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakes Region Christian School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakes Region Christian School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Heavenly Sonshine Preschool (4.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Laconia
    Grades: K-12 | 25 students
    1.7 miles
    85 Zion Hill Road
    Laconia, NH 03246
  • Tilton
    Spaulding Youth Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 43 students
    2.1 miles
    Po Box 189
    Tilton, NH 03276
  • Tilton
    Whole Child Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K-1 | 90 students
    2.1 miles
    Po Box 455
    Tilton, NH 03276
  • Suncook
    Pine Haven Boys Center
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: UG | 11 students
    3.4 miles
    Po Box 162
    Suncook, NH 03275
  • Sanbornton
    Grades: K-3 | 24 students
    4.2 miles
    748 New Hampton Rd
    Sanbornton, NH 03269

School Reviews

Tilton made all the difference in my life. My public high school was a good school and I was doing okay academically, but I knew I was missing something. After searching for the "right fit" boarding school, Tilton was the place that felt like home to me from the moment I set foot on campus. And I was not disappointed. Tilton''s teachers are inspiring and caring. They get to know you, not just as a student, but as a whole person. I can honestly say that going to Tilton was the best decision I have ever made! I was well prepared for college and for life. I wish everyone could experience a place as wonderful as Tilton School!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 04/04/13

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