Pentucket Regional High School

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Pentucket Regional High School
24 Main Street


Coordinates42°47′0.5″N 71°0′44.04″W / 42.783472°N 71.0122333°W / 42.783472; -71.0122333Coordinates: 42°47′0.5″N 71°0′44.04″W / 42.783472°N 71.0122333°W / 42.783472; -71.0122333
Open enrollment[1]
School districtPentucket Regional School District
PrincipalJonathan Seymour
Enrollment734 (2016-17)[2]
Hours in school day7:35am-2:15pm
Color(s)Green, White, and Black             
Athletics conferenceCape Ann League
Team namePentucket Sachems
RivalTriton Regional High School
AccreditationNew England Association of Schools and Colleges
NewspaperThe Pentucket Profile [4]
Communities servedGroveland, Merrimac, and West Newbury, Massachusetts

Pentucket Regional High School (often abbreviated as "PRHS") is a public high school in West Newbury, Massachusetts, United States, which serves the communities of Groveland, Merrimac, and West Newbury. It is the only high school in the Pentucket Regional School District. As of 2018, the school's principal is Jonathan P. Seymour and assistant principals are Daniel E. Thornton, who is also the athletic director, and Frank Kowalski. [5]


Pentucket High School is a member of the Cape Ann League and is a Division III competitor in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association. Sports teams are known as the Sachems, and school colors are green, white, and black. The school's main athletic rival is Triton Regional High School of nearby Byfield, against whom Pentucket plays football on Thanksgiving Day. Pentucket offers sports in the fall, winter, and spring seasons.

Fall sports[edit]

  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country (Boys)
  • Cross Country (Girls)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf (co-op with Georgetown)
  • Soccer (Boys)
  • Soccer (Girls)

Winter sports[edit]

Spring sports[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Lacrosse (Boys)
  • Lacrosse (Girls)
  • Softball
  • Tennis (Boys)
  • Tennis (Girls)
  • Track & Field (Boys)
  • Track & Field (Girls)

Notable Athletes[edit]

Athletes that attended Pentucket Regional High School include;

  • Leo Parent

Graduation requirements[edit]

In order to graduate from Pentucket Regional High School, a total of 105 credits must be earned, including the successful completion of the following categories:

English 20 credits of English Literature, 2.5 credits of Writing Lab
Social Studies 10 credits of American History, 5 credits of World History, 2.5 credits of Citizenship
Math, Science, and Technology 15 credits of Math, 5 credits of Biology, 5 credits of Chemistry or Physical Science, 5 credits of other science or technology, 35 total credits in category
World Languages 10 credits
Wellness 10 credits
Computer Application 2.5 credits in any computer-based course
Fine & Performing Arts 5 credits in visual art, theatre, music
MCAS Competency Determination in ELA, Math, and Biology
Community Service 40 hours total, minimum of 10 hours per year


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  2. ^ "Pentucket Regional Sr High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
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