About Us

Hill At-A-Glance

Student Life

  • 544 students, third form through post-graduate
  • 183 new students for 2020-21 academic year
  • 77% / 23% boarding-to-day student ratio; all students must board for one year
  • Hill students are from 31 states and 31 countries
  • 38% students of color; 22% international
  • 31% of students have a Hill legacy connection

Academics

  • 7:1 student/teacher ratio
  • 10 typical class size
  • 24 Advanced Placement subjects offered
  • 31 honors courses offered
  • 10 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 63 full-time teaching faculty members. Teachers currently hold 9 Ph.D.s and 26 master's degrees.
  • Our teaching faculty have been at Hill for an average tenure of 10 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: $45,820
  • Boarding tuition: $66,420
  • About 34% of students receive need-based financial aid.
  • As of September 2021, The Hill School's endowment was approximately $204 million.
  • The Hill School is accredited by the Middle States Association and the Ten Schools Admission Organization (TSAO).

Co-Curricular Activities

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.