The Hill School
717 E. High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
The challenging curriculum provided to The Hill School's 494 students grades 9-12 and postgraduate, emphasizes critical thinking and writing and offers 23 Advanced Placement courses as well as an array of honors classes and independent studies.
The Hill School was founded in 1851 by the Rev. Matthew Meigs as the “Family Boarding School for Boys and Young Men.” The School opened on May 1, 1851, enrolling 25 boys for the first year. The Family Boarding School was the first of its kind in America. The Hill curriculum includes both required and elective courses in English, mathematics, history, modern and classical languages, sciences, the arts, and theology. The humanities program includes special courses, a concert series, art exhibits, and other opportunities. Honors and Advanced Placement courses are available and qualified seniors may conduct faculty-guided independent study.
The Hill School prepares young men and women for college, careers, and life. In a vigorous, diverse, yet structured residential community