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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $61,410
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Hill School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Year Founded
1851

Student Body

Total Students
506 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
The Hill School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
28 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
coat and tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
day 42370
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$41,650
Admissions Director
Thomas Eccleston IV
Admissions Associate
Dana Hunter

Sports

School Notes

  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • James Baker III '48 - Former Secretary of State
    • Norman Pearlstine '60 - Editor-in-chief of Time, Inc
    • Tobias Wolff '64 - Stanford University professor and critically acclaimed author of Old School
    • Oliver Stone '64 - Academy Award-winning producer/director
    • Peter S. Rummell '63 - Chairman and CEO of the Florida real estate and development firm the St. Joe Co.
    • Clark Hoyt '60 - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Washington editor of Knight Ridder/Tribune Information Services
    • Lamar Hunt '51 - Businessman, owner and founder of the Kansas City Chiefs and a creator of the American Football League
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Hill School cost?

The Hill School's tuition is approximately $61,410 for private students.

Who are famous alumni from The Hill School?

The Hill School famous alumni include: James Baker III '48, Norman Pearlstine '60, Tobias Wolff '64, Oliver Stone '64, Peter S. Rummell '63, Clark Hoyt '60 and Lamar Hunt '51.

What sports does The Hill School offer?

The Hill School offers 21 interscholastic sports: Baseball, 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 and Wrestling. The Hill School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for most sports offered.

What is The Hill School's ranking?

The Hill School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for The Hill School?

The application deadline for The Hill School is Jan. 31.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Great school. Great school for our son. Dana`s 4 years at the Hill School gave him structure, and confidence, and trained him how to study. As a result, he did well in college and now has a very successful career. He also met a wide variety of students from all over the world, some of whom he has kept in touch with all these years since graduating in 1997. Great school. The best money I ever spent! Dana C. Mitchell, III
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5  
An exceptional learning and formative experience. There are similar boarding schools, but the ethical values and rigorous academics at The Hill stand out. Nobody graduates unchanged as a better person in every way.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $61,410
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, PA is $20,503 for elementary schools and $25,788 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montgomery County, PA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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