Pingree School is a co-educational 9-12 the grade college preparatory school in the North Shore of Massachusetts.
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.
Statement of Character and Purpose
As a small, coeducational college preparatory day school founded in 1961, Pingree seeks to achieve its mission primarily through its teachers, advisors and coaches, who establish close rapport with students in order to mentor them in scholastic work, athletics and extracurricular participation, as well as to identify and encourage personal strengths. Through this interaction, and in partnership with parents, Pingree hopes to instill the values expressed in its mission.
Pingree School is committed to ensuring that all of our students have access to the many learning opportunities that enrich the Pingree experience. We recognize that these educational opportunities are occurring in our classrooms, on our athletic teams, and in clubs and activities throughout the day and into the evening. They may also take place away from our campus when our students travel both domestically and abroad. In addition, we know that the cost of an independent school education is a significant investment for all of our families, and that there are many times when there are expenses beyond tuition. Some of those expenses might include the cost of books, transportation, travel, and athletic gear and apparel.
Because of our deep commitment to educational access, Pingree has a fund reserved for those who might need financial support beyond tuition; awards are granted on a case-by-case basis as long as funds are available. In addition, our Trips Financial Aid Policy has been created to provide an opportunity for increased participation in academic and co-curricular trips. We are also working on an improved used book program so that we can alleviate this expense for families. Furthermore, since we value the many important educational experiences that occur after our school day ends, late transportation is provided for students after the afternoon bus departure time when needed.