An independent day school located in Marblehead, serving pre-k through grade 8

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Due to anticipated weather conditions, Tower School will be closed on February 13, 2017. All classes and meetings have been canceled.
Due to anticipated weather conditions, Tower School will be closed on February 9, 2017. All classes and meetings have been canceled.
It is with tremendous enthusiasm that the Board of Trustees announces Tower School's 9th Head of School: Tim Delehaunty. Tim is currently the Head of the Upper School at New Canaan Country School (NCCS) in Connecticut. Prior to NCCS, he worked as an English Teacher, Department Chair, and Director of Studies at Lawrence Academy in Groton, MA. Tim earned his B.A. in History from the College of the Holy Cross, and his M.A. in English at Middlebury College. Additionally, he is trained in Design Thinking for Educators and is a certified Critical Friends Group Coach, which focuses on working with peers in a collegial fashion on issues of teaching and student achievement through a culture of excellence. We look forward to welcoming the Delehaunty family to Tower in June of 2017.
JANUARY 25 | 8:30-11:00AM Through Tower's hands-on, interdisciplinary learning approach, students develop the skills to become critical thinkers, innovative problem solvers and collaborative leaders. Meet our students, connect with our teachers and tour our school. Email to reserve your seat, today!
All in for Tower! The theme of this year's Annual Fund demonstrates the passion we have for our school, and the support that we, as a community, provide through the Annual Fund. Thank you to everyone who has already joined 100% of Tower's trustees and teachers in making your gift, and showing that you're All in for Tower!
OPEN CLASSROOMS EVENT AT TOWER Join us on Wednesday, November 16 at 8:30am for a discussion about our academic and athletic program for middle school-aged students in grades 6-8. Stay for a tour, step into classrooms and meet our students. Discover the ways by which Tower's program prepares them for success at some of the best secondary schools across the nation. Space is limited. Email to reserve your seat, today!
Tower is hosting a screening of the documentary, Screenagers, along with our friends at Cohen Hillel Academy. "This film probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director's own, and depicts messy struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists, solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world." This event is free of charge and open to all CHA and Tower families. Join us on Thursday, December 1 at 6:30pm for a half-hour reception, followed by the hour-long film, and a discussion. Register using the form found under the "My Tower" section of the website.
We had an amazing day for our Open House! Thank you to everyone who came out to visit the school, interact in the workshops, take a tour, or simply have a cup of coffee on the soccer field! Be sure to check Tower's Facebook page for more event photos.
Please join us for the annual Tower School Book Fair, open to the community on Monday, November 7 | 3-5pm, Tuesday, November 8 | 8am-5pm, and Wednesday, November 9 | 8am-5pm. Be sure to check out the "classroom wish lists" created by faculty, and purchase a book in honor of a special teacher or class. In addition to the hundreds of titles geared to children of all ages and reading levels, the Book Fair will have a great selection of fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, and other titles for adults. Students in grades 1 through 8 will visit the Book Fair as a class. To give permission for your child(ren) to purchase books during their classroom visit, please complete an online permission form located under My Tower > Forms.
Join fellow parents in the I.D.E.A. Lab on October 13, from 8:00-9:00 am to learn more about Project-Based Learning! Peter Twadell, Associate Head of School, and Sarah Clark, Chair of the Project-Based Learning Committee, will talk about the strengths of Project-Based Learning, how teachers incorporate it into their curriculum, and a few examples of exciting projects. Coffee and morning snacks will be served.
  • 75 West Shore Drive
  • Marblehead, MA 01945
  • Phone: 781.631.5800
  • Fax: 781.631.2292

Tower students are articulate, self-motivated, confident learners who engage in their academic success, develop strong leadership skills, and create opportunities to contribute meaningfully in their communities and the world.



Tower’s teachers champion the value of excellence in elementary education. They’re accomplished at creating a delicate balance – in which a positive process for learning stands alongside a curriculum designed to challenge each and every student. The result? Tower’s students are engaged, confident learners, eager to reach for extraordinary academic success.



BRING A FRIEND DAY  |  FEB 24  |  7:40 AM-3:00 PM
This admission event is open to Tower students in grades 1 through 7, and their same-grade friends. Tower parents should contact Reagan Kenwell to reserve a seat.

Theme-based, monthly parent and toddler workshops that focus on music, art, movement and FUN! These workshops fill quickly. Contact our Admission office to pre-register. 



We challenge students to attain personal levels of achievement—on the field and off.

Through Tower’s Athletic Program, students experience the intrinsic benefits of physical activity; the correlation between hard work and personal improvement; and the value of good sportsmanship. Participation is expected of all students. Improved skills for each player are a priority.



Tower's innovative program and modern facility depend upon contributions from our community members.



Join us for an awesome Summer at Tower! Gain coding skills in our technology lab, create work in our art studios  that reflects your personal style, build and command your own robot, sharpen your filmmaking and editing skills, improve your basketball game, gain an appreciation for the outdoors, learn to swim...and make lasting friendships at Summer at Tower!



Welcome to My Tower.

We've included information most often referenced by Tower community members. Here, you’ll gain quick access to Veracross, download forms and permission slips, and discover ways to participate in our vibrant community through the TSPA.



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