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									                                Peabody Veterans Memorial High School
        Tel. (978) 536-4500             485 Lowell Street, Peabody, Massachusetts 019690                          FAX (978) 536-4565

         Superintendent                                      Principal                                             Assistant Principal
     C. Milton Burnett, Ed D.                             Edward Sapienza                                            Eric Buckley

     A House Dean of Students                        B House Dean of Students                                   C House Dean of Students
          William Krol                                   Judith Maniatis                                            Jennifer Smith

          Student Records                            Guidance Department Head                                     Guidance Secretary
        Brenda Champigny                                Antonio Bragança                                          Susan Marc-Aurele

    A House Guidance Counselors                    B House Guidance Counselors                             C House Guidance Counselors
         Jodi Hernandez                                 Patricia Poupore                                      Elizabeth McGovern
        Cindy Brangiforte                               Courtney Alger                                           Linda Mitchell




                                                                                         SAT I SCORES
                CEEB Code: 221-725
                                                                 Graduating Class:             ‘03        ‘04     ‘05      06     ‘07      ‘08      ‘09
                                                                 # Students SAT I:             327        287     292     330     356      295      295
                         SCHOOL
Peabody High is a four-year comprehensive, public high            Graduating Class:            ‘03        04      ‘05      ‘06    ‘07      ‘08      ‘09
school enrolling approximately 1856 students in 2009-            SAT I Mean      V             493 487 485 472 478 479 487
                                                                 Scores                  M     507 497 496 493 492 491 504
2010 including 454 seniors. Accreditation is through the
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.,
and the Massachusetts Department of Education.                   Graduating Class:             ‘03        ‘04     ‘05      ‘06    ‘07      ‘08      ‘09
                                                                 Students who   V              578 575 584 576 559 571 582
Activities include an excellent Performing Arts Program,         took
many academic clubs, and 22 varsity athletic teams that          SAT I & SAT II          M     611 612 617 616 586 601 629
compete at the local and state levels.
                                                                                POST-SECONDARY ACCEPTANCE
                    COMMUNITY
                                                                  Class        ‘03      ‘04         ‘05          ‘06        ‘07         ‘08        ‘09
Peabody is a northern suburb of Boston lying
approximately 15 miles north of the state’s capital city.         Total
It is a diverse community of approximately 50,000                 Grads        390      370         403          413       436          382        426
residents, bisected by both I-95, the major north-south          4 Year
                                                                               252-     218-        220-         272-      263-         250-      246-
highway in the area, and by state Route 128, the                 College
                                                                  # %
                                                                               65%      59%         54%          54%       60%          66%       58%
circumferential highway surrounding Boston. In past
years the City was one of the world’s largest leather            2 Year
                                                                               79 –     88 –        78 –          61-      107-          77-      130-
tanning centers, but in recent years has grown                   College
                                                                  # %
                                                                               20%      24%         19%          15%       25%          20%       31%
residentially, and its industry has diversified into light
                                                                                                   104-          80-        66-          55-       50-
areas and into high technology.                                  Other         6- 2% 21-6%
                                                                                                   25%           19%       15%          14%       11%
                                                                  Total        337-     327-       403-         413-        436         382-      426-
                                                                  # %          87%      89%        100%         100%       100%         100%      100%
        GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Full year courses grant 5 credits. Students must take the                                QPA and GRADING
following subjects:
                                                                      The calculation of Q.P.A. is illustrated below:
   English               20 credits                                                                                       College              College
                                                                    Grade                                                                       Prep
   Social Studies        15 credits (5 in U.S. History)                                A/P            Honors               Prep
                                                                    Equiv.                                                                       2
   Science               10 credits                                                                                         1
   Mathematics           15 credits
   Physical Education/                                             100    A+       4.5000           4.0000              3.5000           3.0000
                                                                  97/99   A+       4.2273-4.4091    3.7273-3.9091       3.2273-3.4091    2.7273-2.9091
    Health                7.5 credits                             93/96   A        3.8636-4.1364    3.3636-3.6364       2.8636-3.1364    2.3636-2.6364
                                                                  90/92   A-       3.5909-3.7727    3.0909-3.2727       2.5909-2.7727    2.0909-2.2727
The minimum graduation credit requirement is
                                                                 87/89 B+          3.3000-3.5000    2.8000-3.0000       2.3000-2.5000    1.8000-2.0000
115 credits.                                                     83/86 B           2.9000-3.2000    2.4000-2.7000       1.9000-2.2000    1.4000-1.7000
                                                                 80-82 B-          2.6000-2.8000    2.1000-2.3000       1.6000-1.8000    1.1000-1.3000
             National Merit Scholarship                          77/79 C+          2.3000-2.5000    1.8000-2.0000       1.3460-1.5000    0.8667-1.0000
               Commended Students                                73/76 C           1.9000-2.2000    1.4000-1.7000       1.0380-1.2690    0.6000-0.8000
                                                                 70/72 C-          1.6000-1.8000    1.1000-1.3000       0.8070-0.9610    0.4000-0.5333
 2002 - 2003    7 students commended                             65/69 D           0.3000-1.5000    0.2000-1.0000       0.1460-0.7300    0.0667-0.3333
 2003 - 2004    1 commended student
 2004 - 2005    4 students, 1 National Merit Semifinalist        0/64 F            0.0000-0.0000 0.0000-0.0000 0.0000-0.0000 0.0000-0.0000
 2005 - 2006    3 students commended                                            A-Audit    M-Medical I-Incomplete  P-Pass F-Fail
 2006 - 2007    5 students commended                                                   W/D – Withdrawn       WF – WDN/Fail
 2007 - 2008    1 student commended
 2008 – 2009    1 National Merit Semifinalist,
                2 students commended
 2009 – 2010    2 commended, 1 National Merit Semifinalist
                                                                COURSE TITLES AND LEVELS
Subject Area       A/P             Honors                        College Prep 1            College Prep 2               Non-Leveled/Unweighted
ENGLISH            English Comp    English 9-12                  English 9-12              English 9-12                 Seminar in Shakespeare
                   & Literature    Advanced Techniques           Creative Writing          Humanities                   Modern Short Story Seminar
                   English Lang.     in Writing                  Journalism                                             Mystery & Detective Fiction
                   & Comp          20th Century Women                                                                   Composition / Sports Writing
                                      Writers                                                                           Foundations in English
                                                                                                                        Speech Communications 1,2
                                                                                                                        English Strategies
MATH              Calculus (AB)    Algebra 1 9-12                Algebra 1 9-12            Algebra 1 9-12               Math Strategies
                  Computer         Algebra 2 10-12               Algebra 2 10-12           Algebra 2 10-12
                    Science        Geometry                      Geometry                  Geometry
                  Statistics       Pre-Calculus / Calculus       College Algebra & Trig    Topics in Mathematics
                                   Statistics & Data Analysis    Pre-Calculus
                                   Visual Basic 1,2 / C++        Discrete Math
                                   Java
SCIENCE           Biology          Anatomy & Physiology          Anatomy & Physiology      Environmental Science
                  Chemistry        Biology 1                     Biology 1                 Chemistry 1
                  Physics          Chemistry 1,2                 Bio-Tech Applications 1   Engineering Principals and
                  Environmental    Ecology                       Chemistry 1,2                 Design
                  Science          Organic Chemistry             Physics
                                   Astronomy                     Astronomy / Ecology
SOCIAL            U.S.             U.S. History 1, 2             U.S. History 1, 2         U.S. History 2               Service Learning
STUDIES            Government      World History 2               World History 2           World History 2              Holocaust & Genocide
                   and Politics    Government                    Government                Government                   Mock Trial
                  European         Contemporary Affairs          Contemporary Affairs      Contemporary Affairs         History of Essex County
                   History         Psychology                    World Geography           World Geography              Military History of
                  Psychology       Sociology                     Psychology                                               World War II
                  U.S. History                                   Sociology / Humanities                                 Presidents of the U.S.A
                                                                 World Geography                                        Pop Culture & Film-20th Century.

FOREIGN           Spanish          Spanish 2,3,4,5               Spanish 1,2,3
LANGUAGE          French           French 2,3,4,5                French 1,2,3
                                   German 1,2,3,4                German 1,2,3
                                   Modern Greek 1,2,3,4          Modern Greek 1,2,3,4
                                   Portuguese 1,2,3,4            Portuguese 1,2
                                   Latin 1,2 / Italian 2,3,4     Italian 1,2,3
VISUAL            AP Studio Art    Graphic Design                Humanities                                             Art 1,2 / Sculpture 1,2
ARTS                               Studio Art                                                                           Fine Crafts 1,2
                                                                                                                        Basic Photography / Advanced Darkroom
                                                                                                                        Intro to TV Production
                                                                                                                         TV Production Workshop / Adv. TV
                                                                                                                        Animation / Digital Imaging/ Mass Media
                                                                                                                        Clayworks       / Art Through the Ages
                                                                                                                        Yearbook Methodology
                                                                                                                        Yearbook Production
PERFORMING                         Advanced Drama 1,2            Humanities                                             Marching Band & Color Guard
ARTS                               Music Theory 1,2                                                                     Percussion Ensemble / Drama 1,2
                                   Honors Wind Ensemble                                                                 Dance Team / Basic Piano / Show Choir
                                   Chorale / Musical Theatre                                                            Small Ensembles / Winter Guard
                                   Play Production                                                                      Concert Band / Concert Choir
                                                                                                                        Stagecraft & Scenic Design
                                                                                                                        Jazz Ensemble / Music Listening
HEALTH &                                                                                                                Fundamentals of Fitness
PHYSICAL                                                                                                                Team Sports
EDUCATION                                                                                                               Lifetime Sports / Advanced Health
                                                                                                                        Advanced Fitness Sports
                                                                                                                        Tanner Health Club / Life Choices

BUSINESS &                         College Prep Accounting       Accounting 1              Accounting 1                 Business Work Experience & M.O.S.T
TECHNOLOGY                                                       Accounting 2              Business & Personal Law      Intro to Banking & Finance
                                                                 Business Management       Recordkeeping                Keyboarding 1, 2
                                                                 Marketing                 Intro to Business            College Works / You & The Law
                                                                                                                        Internet Web Page Design 1,2
                                                                                                                        Entrepreneurship / Money and Investing
                                                                                                                        Sports & Entertainment Marketing
                                                                                                                        M S Office 1,2
                                                                                                                        Desktop Publishing /       Multimedia
FAMILY &                           Early Childhood               Fashion and Interior                                   Culinary Arts Exploratory / Bake Shop
CONSUMER                             Education                    Marketing 1                                           International Foods / Vegetarian Foods
SCIENCE                            Fashion and Interior                                                                 Child Growth - Early Years
                                    Marketing 2                                                                         Infant and Toddler Behavior
                                                                                                                        Clothing Design & Construction 1,2
                                                                                                                        Adv. Clothing Design 1,2
                                                                                                                        Cosmo/Fashion Exploratory
                                                                                                                        Interior Design Exploratory
                                                                                                                        Culinary Arts Techniques / Nutrition
                                                                                                                        Adv. Culinary Arts Tech / Work Exper.




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