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About This School

Peabody Veterans Memorial High School is a public high school in Peabody. The principal of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School is Edward Sapienza. 1,861 students go to Peabody Veterans Memorial High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 25% of the 1,861 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School is 15:1. North Shore Regional Vocational is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 80% 81%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Hispanic 15% 12%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Multiracial 1% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25% 25%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    AMAZING!!! Best place! I love it here. PHS has everything a high schooler could need and want. a large diverse group here at PVMHS makes everything so much more AMAZING!

  • (11 months ago)

    amazing. no other school I recommend. teachers have changed. for the best I should say. best music program. outstanding academics as well. I am a current student and I can honestly say there is no where I would rather go than PHS!

  • (11 months ago)

    PVMHS is not just just some high school. its historical and has amazing athletis and academics. GO TANNERS!

  • (1 year ago)

    First of all the building is not an attractive space and both the exterior and interior need a major overhaul. The school seems to tend to the needs of two groups; the problematic student and the top 10% academic achievers. If you float in the middle you will receive very little support to grow academically. Mediocrity seems to flourish here. It appears PVMHS s motto is do your homework behave and graduate . I understand that PVMHS is a large institution but there has to be a way to encourage students to reach past their academic goals.

  • (4 years ago)

    PVMHS is an excellent school! There are many course offerings to choose from the performing arts department english department foreign language department art department athletic department business department and voc/tech departments are all very active forward-looking and work hard to keep students interested in school. The principal is awesome and works very hard to improve technology at this school. Plus he is well-respected by all and his respect in return towards students staff and the City has given PVMHS a very good reputation in the community as well as improved the climate and the experience of the school 200%. He's energetic the teachers are energetic and the school is very exciting. Also there are a lot of programs for kids who need extra help or extra attention. Excellent school!

  • (4 years ago)

    My son graduated last year - excellent overall education with fabulous teachers excellent extracirriculars and many many choices for classes including AP. The only weakness is the chemistry department. High teacher turnover and sub-par teachers.

  • (5 years ago)

    the school is great the kids are great and the athletics are AMAZING but the teachers do not seem like they want to teach soo it effects the kids grades and makes it harder for them to advance in there class

  • (5 years ago)

    PVMHS is an excellent school - the course offerings are wonderful the staff is energetic and the students are great kids. This school is very diverse and students can choose from courses and extra-curricular activities that interest many different types of kids - athletic musical academic vocational etc. I highly recommend this school.

  • (9 years ago)

    This school i have found while i attended for a year is not very curiculum orianted. Although with a wide varity of students from different cultures enrolled in the school adds a wide selesction of 'good friends' and associations but in general it could use more funding. i miss pvmhs!

  • (11 years ago)

    The principal and most of the faculty stay involved with the students outside the class room. You can find the principal at many of the extracurricular functions cheering student on. There is also great parental involvement and high school spirit.

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