Pelham High School (New Hampshire)

Summary

Pelham High School
Pelham High School, Pelham NH.jpg
Pelham High School
Location
85 Marsh Rd

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Coordinates42°43′22″N 71°19′54″W / 42.72278°N 71.33167°W / 42.72278; -71.33167Coordinates: 42°43′22″N 71°19′54″W / 42.72278°N 71.33167°W / 42.72278; -71.33167
Information
TypePublic high school
MottoPelham Proud
Established1974
SuperintendentChip McGee
CEEB code300482
PrincipalDawn Mead
Staff50.50 (FTE)[1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment651 (2017–18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio12.89[1]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Blue and white   
Athletics conferenceNHIAA
Division II
MascotPython
RivalsWindham High School
Alvirne High School
AccreditationNEASC
Feeder schoolsPelham Memorial School
WebsitePelham High School

Pelham High School is a high school in Pelham, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. It is part of School Administrative Unit (SAU) 28,[2] and is administered by the Pelham School District. During the 2016–17 school year it had 655 students.

Athletics

Pelham High School is a NHIAA-governed school, and offers a three-season interscholastic athletic program for students to join.[3] Additionally, Pelham High School has received numerous awards for athletic achievement, including a Mr. New Hampshire Basketball award in 2016, as well as a 2015-16 Gatorade New Hampshire Boys Basketball Player of the Year that same year.[4]

Fall

  • Boys' cross country
  • Girls' cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Boys' soccer
  • Girls' soccer
  • Spirit team
  • Volleyball

Winter

  • Boys' basketball
  • Girls' basketball
  • Gymnastics (club)
  • Ice hockey (club)
  • Boys' indoor track
  • Girls' indoor track
  • Swim (club)
  • Wrestling

Spring

  • Baseball
  • Boys' lacrosse
  • Girls' lacrosse
  • Softball
  • Boys' tennis
  • Girls' tennis
  • Boys' track and field
  • Girls' track and field

Clubs and activities

Pelham High School offers a wide array of clubs, activities, and honor societies for students to be involved in throughout the year. A club fair is held once a year in September to promote various clubs, and to persuade students to sign up. Honor societies are available to juniors and seniors only. The full list is as follows:[5]

Demographics

The demographic breakdown of the 655 students enrolled for the 2016–2017 school year was:

  • Male - 51.9%
  • Female - 48.1%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.2%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander - 1.5%
  • Black - 0.8%
  • Hispanic - 1.4%
  • White - 92.7%
  • Multiracial - 3.5%

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ a b c "Pelham High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 29, 2019.
  2. ^ "SAU #28 - Pelham Public Schools". New Hampshire Department of Education. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Athletic Programs". Pelham High School. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  4. ^ Brendan C. Hall (17 March 2016). "Pelham's Keith Brown named N.H. Gatorade Player of the Year". ESPN. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Clubs/Activities". Pelham High School. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  6. ^ Chubb, Diane (2014). Legendary Locals of Pelham. Arcadia Publishing. p. 111. ISBN 1467100757.
  7. ^ "Richard M. Linnehan Biographical Data" (PDF). NASA. Retrieved 3 October 2019.

External links

  • Official website