We are an independent private school in North East, Maryland
The Tome School is an independent, coeducational, K-12 college preparatory school founded in 1889 by Port Deposit philanthropist Jacob Tome. High standards in academics and personal behavior, a challenging curriculum, and a dedicated, caring faculty are the backbone of our rigorous academic program.
Tome continues to be true to its mission of providing a quality education at an affordable cost to students in the tri-state area. Tome keeps tuition significantly lower than other independent schools, partly because of the substantial funding from The Jacob Tome Institute and partly because of parental assistance. Volunteer efforts by Tome families help keep tuition increases to a minimum. We currently have 455 students in grades K-12 with maximum class sizes of 14 in kindergarten, 20 in grades 1-8, and 25 in grades 9-12.
To learn more about Tome School and the many opportunities we provide to our students, explore this website, and feel free to contact the office at 410.287.2050 to arrange for a tour.