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The Hill School is a co-educational boarding and day school consisting of grades 9-12 and a post-graduate year. We are located in Pottstown in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 40 miles north-west of Philadelphia and 18 miles south-east of Reading, PA. Founded in 1851, as The Family Boarding School, The Hill School provides students from across the U.S. and around the world with an outstanding liberal arts education designed to prepare them well for excellence in college, careers, and life. The challenging curriculum provided to Hill’s 500+ students emphasizes critical thinking and writing and offers 23 Advanced Placement courses, as well as an array of honors classes and independent studies.

Convenient to two major Pennsylvania cities, Pottstown is located less than an hour from Philadelphia and 30 minutes from Reading. New York City and Baltimore, Md. are two hours away from Pottstown by car or bus.


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Rich in history and culture, Pottstown offers students, residents, faculty, and visitors a variety of opportunities for dining, entertainment, shopping, and recreation. With unique stores and a growing variety of distinctive restaurants, downtown Pottstown is experiencing a renaissance. 


School / Office Address: 717 East High Street, Pottstown,19464
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania
USA
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All admission visitors must enter the campus via the Beech Street entrance. If you are using a GPS system, you will not be able to access the campus at the school's main address, 717 East High Street.

- From New York City and Northern New Jersey:
(approximately 2 1/2 hours from New York City) Take Route 78 West. After the first Pennsylvania toll, proceed to Exit 60-A and take Route 309 South toward Quakertown for about 9 miles. Turn right onto Route 663 South (just past Trainer's Corner Shopping Center) and follow it through Pennsburg, approximately 20 miles to Pottstown. See the directions below "from Route 663."

- From New England:
Take 87/287 over the Tappan Zee Bridge. Continue on 287 South to 78 West in New Jersey. Follow the directions above from New York City and Northern New Jersey.

- From Upstate New York (approximately 30 minutes from Exit 32 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike):
Take the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Route 476) South to the Quakertown exit. At the Turnpike exit, take Route 663 South through Pennsburg and into Pottstown. See the directions below "from Route 663."

- From Route 663:
After Route 663 enters Pottstown, turn left onto Mervine Street (at the Sunoco station). Follow Mervine St. to the end and turn right onto N. Adams St. Pass Brookside Country Club on left. At the next light turn left onto Jackson St. Follow Jackson to Keim St. Turn right onto Keim. At traffic light, turn right onto Beech St. Look for tennis courts on your right. The Hill School driveway will be on your left and is marked by a low stone sign. Follow signs to the Admission Office.

- From High St. (off the Armand Hammer Blvd. exit):
Turn left at light onto High St., and travel one block to the next traffic light. Make a diagonal right turn onto Beech St. Travel approximately .8 miles (passing through one traffic light) on Beech St., and look for the entrance to The Hill School on your left, across from the tennis courts. Follow signs to the Admission Office.

- From Allentown:
Travel on Rt. 100 South into Pottstown for approximately 30 miles. Turn left onto King St. toward Rt. 663. At traffic light, turn right onto Manatawny St. Turn left onto High St. Follow High St. for approximately 2 miles. Make left turn onto Keim St. At the traffic light turn left onto Beech St. Look for the entrance to The Hill School on your left, across from the tennis courts. Follow signs to the Admission Office.

- From the South (approximately 1 hour from Wilmington, DE):
Take Interstate 95 North to Wilmington, DE. Exit onto Route 202 North and follow it past West Chester. Then take Route 100 North to the 422 Expressway East in Pottstown. From 422 East, take the Armand Hammer Blvd. exit. At the end of the exit ramp, bear right and continue to the first light. Turn left (north) at the light onto Armand Hammer Blvd. Proceed .6 miles to the third traffic light (High St.) and follow directions below "From High St."

- From the West (approximately 30 minutes from Exit 312 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike):
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Exit 312. Take Route 100 North to Pottstown. Take the 422 Expressway East to the Armand Hammer Blvd. exit. At the end of the exit ramp, bear right and continue to the first light. Turn left (north) at light onto Armand Hammer Blvd. Proceed .6 miles to the third traffic light (High St.) and follow directions below "From High St."

- From Philadelphia International Airport (approximately 1 hour):
Take Interstate 95 South toward Delaware for 5.8 miles. At Exit 7, take Interstate 476 North toward Plymouth Meeting. Travel on 476 North approximately 16 miles to Interstate 76 West - Valley Forge. Travel on 76 West for approximately 4.5 miles to Valley Forge. Exit onto off-ramp at exit 328B-A.Take the 328A/ exit and follow 422 West ramp. Take the 422 Expressway West, approximately 18 miles, to the first Pottstown exit: Armand Hammer Blvd. At the end of the exit ramp from Route 422, bear right (north) onto Armand Hammer Blvd., and travel approximately .6 miles to the third traffic light (High St.) and follow directions below "From High St."

From High St. (off the Armand Hammer Blvd. exit):
Turn left at light onto High St., and travel one block to the next traffic light. Make a diagonal right turn onto Beech St. Travel approximately .8 miles (passing through one traffic light) on Beech St., and look for the entrance to The Hill School on your left, across from the tennis courts. Follow signs to the Admissions Office.

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