At A Glance

  • Year Established: 1960
  • Location: South Hamilton, MA
  • Type of School: Private HS. CO-ED
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  • Campus Size: 100 Acre
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Total Enrollment: 360
  • Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:6
  • Faculty with Advanced Degrees:60%
  • Average Class Size: 13
  • International Students: 1
  • ESL Program: No
  • AP Classes: 12
  • College Matriculation: 100%
  • Admission: TOEFL iBT+SSAT+Interview


As a small, coeducational college preparatory day school founded in 1960, Pingree advances its mission through its teachers, advisors and coaches, whose close rapport with students empowers their academic, athletic, and extracurricular careers here and enables us to identify and encourage personal strengths. These interactions, in partnership with parents enables us to instill the values of our mission.

Students become confident in their abilities and diligent as citizens in society. At Pingree, students participate actively in efforts to bring about a better world, developing as leaders and individuals with the courage to take risks and grow as students and people.

Dedicated to academic excellence and development of high personal standards, Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Above all, Pingree strives to instill in its students integrity, decency, compassion, self-esteem and commitment to one another and to the world at large. 


Course of Study

English, Literature/American Cultural Studies, Mathematics, Foreign Languages, History, Science, Arts, Senior Project

Honors Courses

French, Spanish, Art History, Mathematics, Precalculus, Chemistry, Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles, Building Arts, Performing Arts Lab, Music Theory

AP Courses

English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, French, Spanish, United States History, Art History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics 2, Environmental Science


Pingree students think creatively and continuously break through the bounds of their creative imaginations. They fully embrace visual and performing arts, discover fresh perspectives on the human experience and most of all, enjoy the artistic process.The state-of-the-art campus center covers two floors and houses the Mary Weld Theater, ceramic and dance studios, photography labs, a theater scene shop, instrumental and choral recital rooms, a digital music lab, practice and rehearsal spaces, a recording studio, and a control booth. 


Baseball, Lacrosse, Sailing, Tennis, Track, Tennis, Softball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Ski, Swimming

Activities and Clubs

Book Club, College Bowl, Current Events Club, Model UN, Science Team, Stock Market Club, Admission Tour Guides, Green Team, Peer Advisory Program, Peer Tutoring, Purposeful Giving, Student Events, Student Government, Gay Straight Alliance, People of Color Affinity Group, Pingree Multicultural Coalition, Women Empowered, Movie Club, Musical Theater, New Columns, Orchestra, Pegasus Literary Magazine, Pingree Dance Ensemble, Sound and Lighting Engineering Division, Technical Theater, Theater Production, Yearbook, Drone Club, Math Team, Robotics, Science Team (Clubs may be subject to change based on annual participation)

Where Our Graduates Go

Harvard University, Cornell University, Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University, UCLA, New York University, Dartmouth University, Pratt Institute, Princeton University, Syracuse Univer- sity, Tufts University, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Brown University, Boston College, Berklee College of Music, Bentley University, Northwestern University, Yale University, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, and more.