Our Mission

To educate, enlighten and empower young women

to live and to lead exemplary lives.

VIDEO: Kelly shares her experience at Penguin Hall.

Where Girls Blaze Trails.

With an outstanding education and curriculum rooted in inquiry-based learning, critical thinking and collaboration, students are prepared to address real-world challenges, advocate for their ideas, and think for themselves in innovative ways.

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Penguin Hall At a Glance


Faculty Who Hold Advanced Degrees


Student-Teacher Ratio


Communities Represented


Students Who Receive Financial Aid

From Our Parents


  • Academy at Penguin Hall Students Prepare Meal

A Day of French Cooking

Recently, students from French IV, V and VI classes prepared meals at the French Cultural Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Rosa Maria Maloney discusses her Hispanic heritage, namesake, and identity.

Celebrating Namesake, Heritage, and Identity

Spanish Language Teacher Rosa Maria Maloney was not always comfortable with her name — until she recognized the strong cultural heritage and how it helped shape her identity.



APH associations

The Academy at Penguin Hall is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Association of Independent Schools in New England, and the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools. We are an independent, all-girls, college preparatory high school whose mission is to educate, enlighten and empower young women to live and to lead exemplary lives.

The Academy At Penguin Hall

36 Essex Street
Wenham, MA 01984


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