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Apartments for Rent near Pinkerton Academy - 18 Rentals available

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    30 Main Street, Londonderry, NH 03053
    $1,700 - $2,755
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Heritage Properties
    Available Today! Last updated 31 Mar 2020
    (603) 404-7400
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    1 Forest Ridge Rd, Derry, NH 03038
    $1,389 - $4,232
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Chartwell Holdings, LLC
    Available Today! Last updated 30 Mar 2020
    (603) 434-4663
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    4 Martin St/Railroad Ave/W Broadway, Derry, NH 03038
    $999 - $1,379
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Red Oak Apartment Homes, Inc.
    Last updated 23 Jan 2020
    (603) 668-8282

Pinkerton Academy Overview

5 Pinkerton St, Derry, NH 03038 , Tel: +1 (603) 437-5200 Pinkerton Academy School District
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    Type: Public High School
    Grades: 9-12
  • 3113

    Students

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Pinkerton Academy Ratings & Reviews

December 15, 2015 Submitted by a community member
I graduated from PA nine years ago, so my experience may be obsolete at this point. However, I just wanted to address a few things. Yes, Pinkerton is a big school; this means that they can provide lots of different classes, clubs, and sports. It really is like a college campus and, with about 3,000 students, it's about the same size of a small liberal arts college. At least in the mid-2000s, all the classes were stratified by learning level. The people I graduated with in the honors and AP classes are all doing amazing things now. I went to UNH for my undergraduate degree and I can honestly say that Pinkerton's A-level/honors courses had greater rigor than the majority of the college classes there. Even in graduate school, I still use a lot of what I learned in those four years. However, the stratified class system meant that kids in one level often didn't mix with the kids of another level, except in places like art and band. I always got the feeling that those in C classes became a little stuck there, surrounded by unmotivated troublemakers that certainly didn't help create a learning atmosphere. Being in all A classes, there was a different issue...never feeling good enough among all the other high performers. I also made life-long friends, many of whom I still see. I met my husband in band and I can count at least four other Pinkerton-high-school-sweetheart marriages.
October 11, 2015 Submitted by a parent
As a Derry resident of nearly 40 years, I have seen and been involved with 4+ generations of PA students. PA is overrated and over priced. They are living off their reputation from pre-80s. In a federal report of 5000 high schools countrywide, highest rating is 100, PA scored 48. That is a FLUNKING grade and describes what PA is today. Other smaller NH towns with less costly and more concentrated education, got much higher ratings. Sure some kids out of the 3100 will be treated well at PA, ie sports and outgoing kids mostly. However, the majority will get a mediocre education and basically just moved through the system. When my daughters attended PA, there were over 4k students. Most of the students are from Derry. Now we have an alternative to PA and the attendance is down at PA as those lucky enough to get into the alternative school has been increasing. I sure wish it had been around when my girls were in HS. One had health issues and missed a lot of time her jr year. PA picked a teacher to tutor her during the summer. The 'teacher' handed me the packet of material for ME to teach my daughter as she, the 'teacher', was away for the summer and PA knew it. Case of being paid for work not done and providing the 'teacher' a summer income. I had to fight to get another tutor. In spite of PA, my daughter graduated with GPA 3.75. In college she graduated summa cum laude.. no thanks to PA in the least. All PA did was get her through the system so they could claim a graduate. PA also has one of the highest drop out rates in the country. There are some good teachers and some worthwhile classes. Unfortunately, there are plenty of bad teachers and ridiculous classes which appeal to kids and are useless in the real world. Too many 'graduates' can't read, write, do basic math, or know history. Those commenting positively on PA haven't been around PA/Derry very long, have a student who is popular or into sports, or attended PA in the good ole days when the concentration was on education not finances.
July 09, 2015 Submitted by a community member
Pinkerton offers a lot of choices and opportunities, and I regret not taking advantage of that and being more involved. Because it is more independent than other high schools, it has a lot of freedom with changing education in a good way. The entire school is moving away from worksheets and memorization to project and skill based learning. Out of the 7 teachers I had this year, all were very good. Guidance is also very supportive. It is a great school overall, and I consider myself lucky because many students can't say that about their school.
February 09, 2015 Submitted by a parent
Our family relocated here this year. We have a senior who transferred into Pinkerton Academy. Our experience has been very good so far and I would recommend this school. The teachers and guidance counselors are quick to respond to questions and my student likes all the teachers. They are fair, consistent and encourage my student to be challenged and learn. This will be a good final year before higher education. The campus is very nice and it gives students a glimpse of what they will do when they head to college (running from building to building to get to their classes:) As many school administrations today, it doesn t always seem like they are working with the parents to the level they should/could be, however, my hope is that all school districts will remember that when a great learning climate is created and it extends out beyond the walls of the classroom, into the community, majority rules and parents will rave about their students' school!
July 23, 2014 Submitted by a parent
PA has been resting on its laurels for too long. It is not an Academy, just another high school. It is run by a group who do not accept inputs from the community and whose concerns in descending order (and in wrong direction) seem to be: 1. Maintaining legacy; 2. Building development; 3. Student s future educational success. For such a large school, it rarely is noted for academics, taking a back seat to sports. NECAP results prove that it is an average high school. In academic comparison to other high schools, it does not seem to be on par. There are good/great dedicated teachers at PA? Some are incredibly committed to their students and their profession. Also on a positive note, it is a fairly safe school. Because PA is such a large school it has needed to support the majority of student needs. It does not do well with marginal students either with lower or higher skill sets. If the goal of high schools is transition to higher education . I d give PA a C . Good, average. PA s shotgun approach of trying to be everything to everyone by developing skills in everything from dog grooming and the trades to a general education lessen it's legacy.
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  • Some College29%
  • Associate Degree11%
  • Bachelor Degree16%
  • Graduate Degree5%

Apartments and homes for rent near Pinkerton Academy

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Pinkerton Academy, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Pinkerton Academy, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 17 apartments for rent available in this part of Derry. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Pinkerton Academy is currently at Landmark Apartments, renting for $999 per month, but if $4,537 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at The Fairways. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Pinkerton Academy

Before you start packing, make sure Pinkerton Academy is really the best option for your child. To recap, Pinkerton Academy is a well-known public 9-12 school in Derry. It is located at 5 Pinkerton St, Derry, NH 03038 and it is the second home of 3113 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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