Pulaski County High School (Kentucky)

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Pulaski County High School
Pchs logo.jpg
511 E. University Drive
Pulaski County, KY
Somerset, Kentucky, 42503
 United States
Type Public
School district Pulaski County Schools
Superintendent Steve Butcher
School number (606) 679-1574
Principal Mike Murphy
Vice principal Arthur Crawford, Rodney McAninch
Faculty 63[1]
Grades 9–12
Gender Coed
Enrollment 1,060[1] (2013–14)
Student to teacher ratio 17.8[1]
Campus Small city
Color(s) Maroon and White[2]         
Athletics conference KHSAA[2]
Mascot The Maroon (Pirate)
Nickname Home of the Maroons
Team name Maroons/Lady Maroons[2]

Pulaski County High School, or PCHS, is a public high school located in Pulaski County, Kentucky and operated by Pulaski County Schools. It serves the communities of Eubank, Shopville, Woodstock, and parts of the City of Somerset, Kentucky. Students in the Science Hill area, which has its own school district that operates a single K-8 school, have the choice of attending either of the high schools operated by the Pulaski County School District—Pulaski County or Southwestern.

Most of the city of Somerset is served by the Somerset Independent Schools, which operates a full K-12 system. In fact, Pulaski County High School lies within the boundaries of the Somerset district.


PCHS serves grades nine through twelve. At last count, about 1,060 students were enrolled at Pulaski County High School.


Sports at PCHS include Baseball, Softball, Football, Basketball, Track, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Archery, Cheerleading, Tennis and Swim teams. The school mascot is a pirate. The Maroons won their first Class 5A Football Championship in 2014 against Graves County by a score of 14-7.


Pulaski County High School offers a variety of performing ensembles and competitive groups.

Band Department[edit]

Choral Department[edit]


Club Days are held the first Friday of every month. Some of the club offerings include FBLA, FCA, FEA, FFA, Environmental, DECA, Teens Who Care, and JROTC.


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