The Hill School

Tel: (610)326-1000
  • The mission of The Hill School is to prepare students from across the United States and around the world for excellence in college, careers, and life.
  • The Hill School combines a challenging liberal arts curriculum with clear moral direction and leadership training in a structured residential community.
  • Dedicated to the development of the minds, bodies, and souls of all Hill students, the School professes not only to describe the world in which they live but also to teach the best ways to live.
  • The Hill School's rigorous curriculum is founded firmly on the classical and Judeo-Christian traditions that value refinement of thought and fortification of character to liberate and charge the individual with responsibility to the common good.
  • The Hill School is committed to inculcating those fundamental traditions while developing in students the practical skills and core knowledge on which further learning must be based, then to leading students to a global perspective on the world and their places in it.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1851

Student Body

Total Students506 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeThe Hill School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses28 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(coat and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$59,050
Tuition Notesday 40740
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant$41,650
Admissions DirectorThomas Eccleston IV
Admissions AssociateDana Hunter

Sports

Total Sports Offered21 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DanceDiving,
FencingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Water PoloWinter Track,
Wrestling

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