The Academy at Penguin Hall is an independent all-girls secondary school. Our mission is to educate, enlighten, and empower young women to live and lead exemplary lives and blaze trails wherever they go.

Our Mission

Penguin Hall At a Glance


Faculty Who Hold Advanced Degrees


Student-Teacher Ratio


Communities Represented


Students Who Receive Financial Aid

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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Marietta ’19 shares her academic experience at Penguin Hall.

From Our Parents


Women in STEM

Last Thursday, Ms. Cook and Ms. Rangel invited a team of young engineers to share their college and work experiences with the APH community. Our guests were Samantha Eaton, a Structural Engineer at edm, Alex Moore, a Mechanical/Aerospace engineer with Pratt & Whitney, and Erin Dixson, a Biomedical Engineer with Boston Scientific.

APH Women in Leadership Speaker Series: Vanessa Farino

As part of APH’s Women in Leadership Speaker Series, last week entrepreneur Vanessa Farino visited to give us insight into her illustrious career as a businesswoman. From the outset, Ms. Farino made it clear that the business world isn’t always glamorous and easy to navigate with all its trials and tribulations, but to survive, you must be willing to take an unconventional approach. Ms Farino has been named by Boston Business Journal “40 under 40”, El Mundo Boston “30 under 30”.

Penguin Post Hosts Open Poetry Competition

The Penguin Post recently hosted an open poetry competition. Students were encouraged to write poems on the subject of their choosing and in any form. We asked Dr. Adrienne Raphel, poet, author, Princeton writing [...]

Tension Table and Structural Design

This past semester, the students put their understanding of the fundamental engineering principles to use in their creation of a tension table - a table with no solid legs supported by the tension of chains. From planning the design, to creating to-scale drawings, to constructing the table, the students did it all.



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.