Education & Health Care

Education & Health Care

Pelham is surrounded by quality schools and some of the nation’s most highly regarded healthcare facilities.

Quality Education for All

Pelham NH Elementary SchoolPelham provides numerous, quality choices for education from private preschools and primary schools to public schools and highly affordable higher education institutions. Serving over 2100 students in grades K-12, the Pelham School District continues to grow each year as more and more families are attracted to our tranquil and close-knit community. The majority of Pelham residents are college graduates. The district has a consistently low dropout rate and over 82% of its graduates choosing to pursue a college degree*.

*Source: US Census Data 2000.

Top Healthcare Facilities and Specialists

DHMC Outpatient Surgery CenterPelham NH is close to highly regarded hospitals and medical research facilities providing state of the art care and cutting edge research in all areas of medicine. Locally in NH, the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Centers are nationally ranked as one of America’s Top 50 hospitals by US News & World Reports and provide world-renowned treatment in both oncology and pediatric medicine.

Lahey Clinic is easily accessed in nearby Burlington MA as are the cutting-edge cardiac facilities at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester NH and the newly renovated and updated hospitals including Southern NH Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua. In nearby Boston are world-renowned Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals, also among the top health care facilities in the nation.

All of these outstanding medical facilities are just minutes from Pelham NH, giving our residents access to some of the best medical care available in the region and country.

PEDC News Highlights

10.15.13

Eagle Tribune Features PEDC Social Media ProgramThe Lawrence Eagle Tribune, serving the North of Boston area of the Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts and Southern NH is known for its outstanding coverage of local news.

Last week, writer John Toole wrote a business feature about the PEDC efforts at using social media to reach out to local businesses. 

08.14.13

PEDC Announces Business Education Seminar Program for 2014

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Business Focus

Venturi Aeration LogoGary Smith of Venturi Aeration, Inc. chose Pelham, NH for his environmental equipment manufacturing business because Pelham is centrally located in New England and has access to the various Interstates highways and also to local companies that would be used as subcontractors in the manufacture of aeration systems, e.g. Pelham Machine Shop, BlazeTek.

Did You Know...

Pelham's Oldest Business

Harris’ Pelham Inn, one of the town’s oldest, continually-running businesses, was originally known as The Grand View House, and was a four story inn with dozens of guest rooms. Today it is one of the area’s most well-known and respected function halls, hosting hundreds of events every year.