Welcome to Pinellas Park High School
Home of Patriot Pride
Pinellas Park High School, located in Largo, Florida, opened its doors in August of 1976. Because of our nation's 200th birthday, we became known as "The Patriots" and proudly display our colors of red, white, and blue. Pinellas Park High School is a larger high school with enrollment around 2,000 students. Our high school also hosts two magnet programs that support public safety: First Responders Academy and the Criminal Justice Academy.
Pinellas Park High School welcomes a myriad of students from diverse socio-economic, ethnic, and scholastic backgrounds who continue to succeed and thrive. Students benefit from a wide range of academic classes, clubs, and sports. With over 35 years of academic excellence we are proud of the traditions and legacies we have created.
Save the Date! PPHS Freshmen Orientation will be on Wednesday, August 7th. The club and activity showcase begins at 5:30pm and the orientation begins at 6:00pm in the PPHS Auditorium. Freshmen parents and students are encrouaged to attend.
Please see the "Upcoming Events" tab for athletic. academic, and community events!
Pinellas Park High is holding Freshman Orientation for all incoming 9th graders this summer. Students can choose from one of three sessions. Each session runs for two weeks Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 12:30 pm. Students will develop academic plans, develop an understanding of high school graduation requirements, practice effective notetaking skills, study skills and organization. In addition freshman will begin algebra prep and Microsoft Word. To register contact Ms. Anderson at 538-7410 ext. 2114. Select one of the following sessions:
Pinellas Park High School has been identified for the Community Eligibility Program, a USDA supported program.
All students at PPHS will receive free breakfast and lunch effective immediately.
What this means:
Supervision of students on school grounds is provided only 30 minutes before or 30 minutes after a school activity is scheduled or begins or ends whichever period is longer. Parents should not expect supervision before or after these periods.
PPHS Vision Statement:
The vision of Pinellas Park High School is to actively involve all stakeholders in promoting 100% student success by engaging in high quality instruction, nurturing creativity, and developing cultural awareness as our students strive to become responsible citizens in a global society.
PPHS Mission Statement:
The mission of Pinellas Park High School is to provide all students meaningful learning in a safe and supportive environment, focused on preparation, performance and pride, whileempowering them to become productive citizens.
PPHS Statement of Beliefs:
Student safety and learning are the school’s main priorities.
All students are capable of learning.
All students are unique and require instructional techniques that consider their needs, thought processes, and learning styles.
Educators demonstrate genuine concern and care for each student.
Parental support and involvement are necessary for optimum success in education.
Mutual respect, consistent rules and discipline, positive values and social skills are integral to the development of productive citizens.
Everyone is accountable for his or her own success.