About Us

Hill At-A-Glance

Student Life

  • 545 students, third form through post-graduate
  • 183 new students for 2022-23 academic year
  • 77% / 23% boarding-to-day student ratio; all students must board for one year
  • Hill students are from 29 states and 25 countries
  • 43% students of color; 21% international
  • 27% of students have a Hill legacy connection


  • 7:1 student/teacher ratio
  • 11 typical class size
  • 27 Advanced Placement subjects offered
  • 36 honors courses offered
  • 11 college-level courses offered
  • Each college counselor has approximately 35-40 advisees. College counselors are assigned during the winter term of the fourth form (sophomore) year.
  • The Hill has 65 full-time teaching faculty members. Teachers currently hold 9 Ph.D.s and 34 master's degrees.
  • Our teaching faculty have been at Hill for an average tenure of 9 years, and have been teaching for average of 15 years.
  • Nearly all faculty reside in dormitories serving as dorm parents, or in homes on campus.

Admission Information

  • Day tuition: $47,540
  • Boarding tuition: $69,740
  • About 32% of students receive need-based financial aid.
  • As of September 2022, The Hill School's endowment was approximately $187.7 million.
  • The Hill School is accredited by the Middle States Association and the Ten Schools Admission Organization (TSAO).

Co-Curricular Activities

  • The Hill offers 32 interscholastic sports programs and 16 arts performances per year.
  • 61 student-led clubs
  • The Student Activities Office offers a wide variety of on-and off-campus opportunities to students. 
  • The Hill has a thriving community service program.
  • Hill competes in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League for athletics, which includes Lawrenceville School (Lawrenceville, N.J.); The Hun School (Princeton, N.J.); Mercersburg Academy (Mercersburg, Pa.); Peddie School (Hightstown, N.J.); and Blair Academy (Blairstown, N.J.).

Hill Traditions

  • School traditions include a dress code; twice-weekly nondenominational chapel services; and seated family-style meals with faculty in the Dining Room.
  • The Hill School motto is "Whatsoever things are true." (Philippians 4:8)
  • The Hill School's first year of coeducation was 1998-1999.
The Hill School's John P. Ryan Library in the autumn

Our Campus

  • The Hill's campus is more than 200 acres, and includes two artificial turf fields, an 8-lane track, and 11 new faculty homes.
  • Pottstown is a small town (22,000 residents) located an hour north of Philadelphia; two hours south of New York City; and less than four hours north of Washington, D.C.  Students have accessibility to great restaurants, shopping, and cultural events close to campus, and can engage in meaningful community service opportunities in Pottstown.