30 School Street
Tilton, NH 03276
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Tilton School Photo #1 - Tilton School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school serving students from 9th to 12th grade and postgraduates. Tilton's student body of 250 consists of day students and boarding students from 20 states and 17 countries. Although the Tilton Experience is different for every student, it challenges all students to try new things, learn new skills, and try new things.
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Tilton School Photo #1 - Tilton School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school serving students from 9th to 12th grade and postgraduates. Tilton's student body of 250 consists of day students and boarding students from 20 states and 17 countries. Although the Tilton Experience is different for every student, it challenges all students to try new things, learn new skills, and try new things.
Tilton School Photo #2 - Beyond the academic requirement in art, all Tilton students have opportunities to gain significant experience in creative and cultural arts.
Tilton School Photo #3 - Tilton School challenges students to embrace and navigate a world marked by diversity and change. Through the quality of human relationships, the Tilton School community 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.
Tilton School Photo #4 - Tilton School is committed to the belief that good schools have the responsibility to set high standards and then do everything in their power to help students reach those expectations. Thus challenge and support are two key elements of the academic program.
Tilton School Photo #5 - At Tilton School, our philosophy is simple. Young people have within them the potential to learn, to lead, and to change the world. Our faculty cares about each student and helps him or her to navigate the demands of a rigorous college preparatory curriculum.
Tilton School Photo #6 - At Tilton, we believe in an integrated teaching approach that is both cross-discipline and grade-specific. The Grade Level Programs bring teams of teachers together with students to solve problems, think deeply and work together to navigate their world with character and vision.
Tilton School Photo #7 - All Tilton School students take advantage of small class sizes and additional support provided by faculty members. The Center for Academic Achievement offers tutorial instruction and support that goes beyond the extra help available in the regular academic program.
Tilton School Photo #8 - Boarding students are provided with a single or double occupancy room. Students are grouped by gender and grade level. A designated Tilton School faculty member is on duty in every dormitory each night and again throughout the weekend.
Tilton School Photo #9 - Tilton School students, faculty and dormitory proctors work together to create a residential community designed to be supportive, productive and safe. Our residential environments foster an educational tone, stressing the importance of personal integrity, responsibility and commitment to the community.
Tilton School Photo #10 - A student might work for one of the school's student publications (newspaper, yearbook or literary magazine), or a student may participate in any number of special creative and cultural events and activities throughout the school year. Students may also participate in after-school art activities during the fall and winter seasons.
Founded in 1845, Tilton School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school serving students from 9th to 12th grade and postgraduates.
We have 240 students consisting of day and boarding from 20 states and 17 countries.
With a small student body and dedicated staff, we are focused on helping every student realize the power of his or her own potential.
We believe that students who are able to effectively communicate, collaborate, think critically and creatively, and engage with mindfulness and compassion are better prepared to thrive in an ever-changing world. To do this, Tilton School provides students with a uniquely customized learning process that uses authentic assessments of skills, interests, and learning style preferences to help them create their own Personalized Guided Program of Study for their journey at Tilton.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Students: 240 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,925
  • Acceptance rate: 52%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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Class of 2001
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The College of Wooster
Despite being able to boast an exquisite New England campus environment, Tilton school offers a setting equipped with a dedicated faculty and staff that services the needs of every kind of student. Unique to Tilton. . .

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
Tilton School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12, PG
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1845
1907
Campus Size
146 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
240 students
300 students
% Students of Color
15%
25%
% International Students
20%
20%
% Students Boarding
75%
70%
Average SAT Score
1160
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
21
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
12 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
15
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
54%
70%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$16 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$66,925
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$32,995
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$58,925
$44,100
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$30,000
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Jan. 15
SSAT Required
Yes
Yes
Acceptance Rate
52%
58%
Director of Admissions
Candace Landroche
Associate Director of Admissions
Robin Dunbar

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
15
17
Courses
AP Art, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History (supervised on-line), AP French Language, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art (Independent Study), AP U.S. History

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
22
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Black Student Union, Community Service, Dorm Proctors, Entrepreneurship Club, Health and Wellness Committee, Literary Magazine, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Peer Counselors, Peer Tutoring, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Sustainability Club, TA Program, World Community Partners, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Arts Festival, Studio Arts, Theater Productions

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Club Hockey, Recreational Skiing, Strength and Conditioning Pogram

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • Tilton combines academic rigor with social, creative and athletic opportunity to enable every student to tap into the power of his or her potential, preparing them for life beyond the Hill.  
  • LD types supported: Mild Learning Differences & ADD/ADHD
  • Tilton School accreditations: TABS, AISNE, NAIS, ISANNE, NEASC
Profile last updated: 07/08/2021
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Students: 240 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,925
  • Acceptance rate: 52%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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