“ Whatsoever things are true ”
Hill School HISTORY
- Quadrivium Curriculum
The Quadrivium Curriculum uses accelerated and progressive courses in science, math, engineering, and art in order to develop future engineers and scientists. Students are able to pursue independent projects ranging from robotics to app coding. The Quadrivium Curriculum also offers a progressive, in-depth, multi-year engineering course.
- Adviser program
In the Adviser program, students are divided into adviser groups composed of one faculty adviser and 5 to 7 students. Adviser families are made during student's first year and in most cases students remain with the same adviser group throughout high school. Advisers meet with their group on a weekly basis and hold one-on-one meetings with students to support and encourage students.
- student Philanthropy Council
The Hill School's student Philanthropy Council (SPC) is a student-run organization that serves to financially support local nonprofits. The SPC is an endowed fund that is able to give more than 10 thousand dollars of funding per year to excellent nonprofit organizations
- Horizon Fund
The Horizon Fund provides grants to fund summer experiences for deserving students with financial funding needs. After competing a rigorous and competitive application process, students are able to use the grant to fund a self-designed summer experience.
- Independent Study
Independent Study at Hill is a year-long research program during the sixth form (senior) year. Students are advised by a faculty member to pursue independent investigation on subjects ranging from Chinese philosophy, linear algebra, and computer science.
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo, Winter Track, Wrestling
Total number: 48
Action AIDS, Archaelogy Club, Asian Culture Club, Barbecue Club, Chamber, Chapel, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Ellis Theater Guild, Fine Woodworking Club, Fly Fishing Club, Food Club, French Club, Games Club, Glee Club, Guitar Club, Habitat for Humanity, Hill Athletic Association, Hilltone Trebles, Hilltones, Honor, International Culture Exchange, Jazz Club, Math & Computer Club, Model United Nations, Operation Smile, PDS Teaching Assistants, Peer Counseling Group, Pep Band, RAM Radio, Reception Committee, Recycling Club, Rock Band, Sailing Club, Skateboarding Club, Ski Club, Spanish Club, Speech & Debate Club, Stock Exchange Club, Student Activites Committee, Student Government Association, Student Prefects, Tech Support Group, The Dial (yearbook), The Hill News (newspaper), The Record (literary journal), Young Democrats, Young Republicans
- Academic Facilities:
The Academic Center, The John P. Ryan Library, Widener Science Building, Widener Arts and Crafts Building
- Athletic Facilities:
The Mercer Field House and Jerry Day '37 Squash Center, Edward Tuck Hall Arena and Thomas Eccleston Jr. Rink, Sweeney Gymnasium, Varsity Soccer Pitch, Dell Field, Beech Street Tennis Courts, Varsity Baseball Field, Jim Long Softball Field, Lehrman '56 Pavilion, William W. Hauser '81 Track, Briggs S. Cunningham '26, '51 Field, Far Fields
- Community Facilities:
The Class of 1960 Alumni House, The Dining Hall, The Alumni Chapel, The Meigs House, The Music House, The Old Hockey Rink, The Sherrill Guest House, Center For The Arts (CFTA)
- Residential Facilities:
Dutch Village Dormitories, Hunt Upper School Dormintory, Wendell Dormitory, Rolfe and Foster Dormitories, East Campus Faculty Village
76% Boarding (385 students) and 24% Day students (121 students)
International Student 19%
9th Grade: 85
10th Grade: 120
11th Grade: 146
12th Grade: 155
Deadline: Jan. 31
Notification Date: Mar. 10
Reply Date: Apr. 10