Pembroke Academy is a secondary school in Pembroke, New Hampshire.
|Pembroke, NH, USA|
|Average class size||20 students|
|Student to teacher ratio||14:1|
|Campus||Suburban - Rural|
|Color(s)||Dartmouth Green & White|
|Athletics||14 interscholastic sports
Pembroke Academy was incorporated on June 25, 1818, and the first building dedicated May 25, 1819. The academy opened with 48 students on May 26, 1819. The first headmaster of Pembroke Academy was the Reverend Amos Burnham. In its early years Pembroke Academy prepared many students for attendance at Dartmouth College.
The school today is public and takes students from Pembroke and from the neighboring towns of Allenstown, Epsom, Chichester, and historically, Deerfield. Students from several other towns are accepted on an application and tuition basis. With approximately 1,000 students, the school is ranked Division II in athletics by the NHIAA for most sports. The mascot of the school is the Spartan.
- William E. Chandler, U.S. senator, Secretary of the Navy
- Charles Carleton Coffin, journalist, author
- David M. Cote, CEO, Honeywell International
- Byron M. Cutcheon, Civil War general, U.S. congressman
- Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science denomination
- Oscar Lapham, U.S. congressman
- John B. Sanborn, Civil War general
- The History of Pembroke, N.H. (1895), pgs. 306 to 308
- The School journal, Volume 65 (1902), pg. 192 http://books.google.com/books?id=lJIVAAAAIAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s
- The Granite monthly: a New Hampshire magazine devoted to history, biography, literature, and state progress, Volume 29 , (H.H. Metcalf, 1900) pg. 14-17 http://books.google.com/books?id=-rAVAAAAYAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s