Palatka High School

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Coordinates: 29°38′41″N 81°40′11″W / 29.644614°N 81.669736°W / 29.644614; -81.669736

Palatka High School
302 Mellon Rd
Palatka, Florida
United States
Type Public High School
Motto Pride Honor Success
Established 1977
School district Putnam County School District
Oversight Rick Surrency
Dean Aaron Gieselman (A-G)
Randall Owens (H-P)
Sharice Williams (Q-Z)
Principal JT Stout
Faculty ~100
Teaching staff <50
Grades 9 - 12
Color(s) Blue and Gold
Athletics FB, BB, BKB, SB, SOC, XC, VB.
Mascot Panther
Accreditation AdvancED
Main Adversaries Interlachen 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 Beasley Middle School and Jenkins Middle School.

Students attend classes 6 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, Desktop Publishing, and Journalism. Florida Virtual School is also an option for students.

Notable Alumni[edit]