Purposeful Learning

At Tatnall, we believe in purposeful learning that produces powerful outcomes. Our dedicated teachers are our greatest assets, helping each student realize his or her full potential through experiences in our classrooms and laboratories, and on our athletic fields and performance stages.

A Tatnall student engages in a challenging college preparatory academic program within an environment that provides every opportunity for success. Throughout their studies, students gain an expanded understanding of nature and society that forges the connections necessary to support the next level and, eventually, college.

Academic Achievements

  • Four Tatnall Middle School students participated in the 25th annual statewide Junior Solar Sprint, a solar-powered model car competition held at the Delaware State Fairgrounds.

  • Five seniors and one junior presented their findings from Tatnall’s Independent Scholars Project this past spring. This year’s group explored a wide variety of topics from the humanities to scientific exploration, including DNA barcoding as a genetic marker in fish DNA.

  • Fifth-grader Jack M. ’26 participated in National Geographic’s Delaware State GeoBee in Spring 2019.

  • In the Preschool Creation Station, Tatnall's young inventors and engineers created everyday items, including binoculars and purses, using recycled materials.

  • Four Tatnall Middle School students participated in the Delaware DigiGirlz Day at Del Tech in Georgetown this week. Along with 200 girls, they explored STEM topics including coding, cohesion, gravity and lift, virtual reality, 3D modeling, and they worked on a group project programming robots.

  • Four Tatnall sophomores were selected for and participated in DuPont’s Explore Engineering Day. Explore Engineering Day provides an opportunity for high school girls to explore opportunities for women in STEM fields.

  • After increasing their holdings by 3.7% throughout a ten-week competition, Lower School students Chase M. ’26 and Sean Kennedy ’26 took home second place in the University of Delaware’s Stock Market Game.