Why Pembroke Hill

When you join the Pembroke Hill family, you will experience firsthand an amazing school where every child is known, cared for and valued. Our students enjoy the highest quality of teaching and learning in a growth-oriented culture of excellence where positive and supportive relationships exist.

Small Classes

Small classes create personal learning experiences. Teachers inspire and support each child. Our teachers know our students, their interests and how they learn best. We maintain an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. In early childhood and lower schools, two teachers are in each classroom.

Innovative Curriculum

Our teachers are free to make decisions in their classrooms that they feel are best for their students. Integrated curriculum encourages students to learn holistically. Younger students attend resources classes in Spanish, P.E., science and art. In middle and upper school, students choose from a wide variety of classes.
 
Our classrooms are active. Students collaborate on projects, work in labs, conduct experiments, and complete hands-on assignments. Learning has real meaning and makes a lasting impression.

Engaging Teachers

Remarkable teachers engage students with hands-on learning, deep discussions and exploration. Learning is meaningful and inspires students to continue their path to discovery. Our faculty members have an average 18 years experience. 81 hold master’s degrees; nine have earned doctorates.

Learning Is Magical

There is a profound joy of learning at Pembroke Hill. Student and teachers form extraordinary relationships. They learn together – expanding minds, understanding complexities, and seeking to improve our world. Students explore, take risks and develop into scholars responsible for their own success.

Shared Values

Respect, compassion, scholarship and integrity are at the heart of what it means to be part of Pembroke Hill. Our motto, Freedom with Responsibility, guides our work and our relationships.

Our values and motto are at the center of a student's experience. Throughout all grade levels, students take part in a robust community service program.

Student Opportunities

Pembroke Hill students personalize their experience with exciting courses taught by outstanding teachers and extensive club and athletics offerings. Faculty advisers ensure students pursue their best path at Pembroke Hill. While exploring life after graduation, students receive individual college counseling from five counselors.
 
Students’ relationships with their classmates often last a lifetime. They become part of the Pembroke Hill alumni network of over 5,000 graduates who live in all 50 states and in 28 countries.

We Are Pembroke Hill

Our school thrives because we are a vastly diverse community. We draw strength from our families who bring an array of experiences, opinions, family structures and traditions. Regardless of background, all are welcomed here.

Kit Smith

Teacher

Auggie Bash

Student

Caroline Doctor

Teacher

Sonali Agarwal

Parent

Peter Gado ’18

Recent Grad

Kate Berkley ’14

Alumna

The Starks

Parents

Martin and Isabella Legaz

Students

Caroline Salzman

Student

Daniel McCluskey '12

Alumnus

Bill Griffiths

Teacher

Sydney Stoops ’03

Alumna

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