Palatka High School

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Palatka High School
302 Mellon Rd

United States
Coordinates29°38′41″N 81°40′11″W / 29.644614°N 81.669736°W / 29.644614; -81.669736Coordinates: 29°38′41″N 81°40′11″W / 29.644614°N 81.669736°W / 29.644614; -81.669736
TypePublic High School
MottoPride Honor Success
School districtPutnam County School District
OversightRick Surrency
DeanAaron Gieselman (A-G)
Randall Owens (H-P)
Sharice Williams (Q-Z)
PrincipalJT Stout
Teaching staff<50
Grades9 - 12
Enrollment1,218 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Blue and Gold
AthleticsFB, BB, BKB, SB, SOC, SW, XC, VB.
RivalsInterlachen High School
Keystone Heights High School

Palatka High School is a public high school located in Palatka, Florida, operated by the Putnam County School Board. The school was established 1977 after merging two existing schools - Palatka Central and Palatka South. The campus has recently completed several renovation projects with science labs, new classrooms, a performing arts area, and office areas. Palatka High School serves the Palatka and East Palatka areas. Current student enrollment is about 1,400, drawing students from Jenkins Middle School. Students attend classes 7 periods day, taking a wide variety of courses, including dual enrollment courses at St Johns River State College. PHS offers Honors and AP courses and a variety of elective classes including Art and Journalism. Florida Virtual School is also an option for students.

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  1. ^ "PALATKA HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved March 7, 2019.