Tilton School

30 School Street 
Tilton, NH 03276


Jonathan Rand, Director of Admission

grades 9-12, PG


Call admissions department for current tuition.

1-4 academic years.

Tilton School challenges students to embrace and navigate a world marked by diversity and change.

Welcome. We are pleased and excited that you've chosen to include Tilton in your search for a new school. The Admission Office staff is committed to providing you with the resources that will make this process thorough, timely and meaningful. It is our expectation that you will find a highly personalized approach at Tilton with the warmth, caring, support and rigor that exemplifies the "Tilton Experience."

We are eager to answer any questions you may have regarding the admission process.
Please feel free to contact the Admission Office if you should need further assistance.

Tilton 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.

We challenge students academically with appropriately high standards and a rigorous student-centered curriculum that requires them to be active participants in their learning. Classroom activities call on students to be effective critical and creative thinkers, to integrate separate disciplines and to explore the larger moral, spiritual, and ethical questions of their work.

We support student learning by being advocates and by providing a structured learning experience. We show students we are advocates by conveying three messages on a consistent basis:"This work is important; you can do it; and we will help you."

Arts and athletics


Tilton's residential environment fosters an educational tone, stressing the importance of personal integrity, responsibility, and commitment to the community. Faculty are readily accessible, not only as teachers but also as dormitory parents, coaches, and advisors.

Tilton School challenges students to embrace and navigate a world marked by diversity and change. Through the quality of human relationships, Tilton School’s faculty 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 Values

People: We believe that students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni are the cornerstones of the school. We place students at the center of The Tilton Experience, and enroll young people capable of both contributing to and benefiting from the school. We are committed to recruiting and supporting faculty and staff who are dedicated, through both education and example, to the school’s mission. We seek and expect a genuine partnership with parents as we work together in challenging and supporting our students. While encouraging the alumni to be active in their school’s life, we are committed to honoring them and their historic relationship to the school.

Education: We value the active pursuit of knowledge and the growth of intellectual curiosity. We provide a rigorous academic program designed to prepare graduates to be successful college students and contributing members of society. We support various pathways to learning; the acquisition of genuine understanding is our goal. We are committed to the principle that all students can excel. We believe that by providing a broad range of learning experiences, students develop problem solving skills and self-confidence while becoming independent and critical thinkers.

Community: We believe the well-being of the whole community is founded on the fundamental principle of respect. We explore the moral, ethical, spiritual, cultural, and ecological dilemmas of our time. By doing so we promote a just and healthy school community and wider world.

Commitment: We believe all members of the school have a duty to commit themselves to learning, to building a respectful community, and to supporting the well-being of the school to the extent each is capable.


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