Pilgrim High School

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Pilgrim High School
111 Pilgrim Parkway
Warwick, Rhode Island 02888
School type Secondary (High School)
Motto In order to excel tomorrow, we challenge all students to meet the highest academic, civic and social standards today.
Founded 1962
Principal Gerald Habershaw
Grades 9 - 12
Enrollment 1500 (2016 - 2017)
Language English
Color(s) Black, Gold (or Yellow), and White
Mascot The Pilgrim Patriot
Team name Patriots

Pilgrim High School (also known as Pilgrim, or PHS) is a 9-12th grade secondary school in Warwick, Rhode Island. The school is one floor and features various wings of classes, mainly divided by subject (100s, 200s, 300s, etc.). The School logo is the shape of a Revolutionary Patriot head formed by the words "Pilgrim High School Patriots", although a black or gold "P" is used for most athletic teams. School colors are black, gold (or yellow), and white. The school has an enrollment of over one thousand students.

Notable alumni[edit]

The school has several famous alumni including the Emmy Award winning actor James Woods (Class of '65),[1] College All-American, Olympian and two-time Stanley Cup winning NHL goalie Chris Terreri (Class of '82),[2] PGA professional golfer Patrick Sheehan (Class of '87), Major League Baseball pitcher Dan Wheeler (Class of '95).

Clubs and activities[edit]

Student clubs active at Pilgrim High School include Academic Decathlon, Amnesty International, Mock Trial, Model Legislature, Chorus, Chorale, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Band, Jazz Band, Drama (The Pilgrim Players), DECA, Environmental Club, AFS, Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.), Voices For Change (Glee Club), and Protect Your Circle.

The school rival is Toll Gate. Pilgrim also has an early childhood learning center and a large special education department. Pilgrim is also known locally for its special education department and its student body's tolerance, acceptance, and integration of the special education students in everyday school events and activities.


Pilgrim sports programs include: Women's Lacrosse, Bowling, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Cross Country, Track and Field, Tennis, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Wrestling, Golf, Volleyball, Cheerleading and Swimming.


  1. ^ Clem, Lauren. "Guess Who?". Rhode Island Monthly. Rhode Island Monthly. Retrieved 23 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Chris Terreri". Hockey Draft Central. Hockey Draft Central. Retrieved 23 June 2015. 

Coordinates: 41°44′47″N 71°24′43″W / 41.746254°N 71.411839°W / 41.746254; -71.411839