Plattsburgh High School, located adjacent to the SUNY Plattsburgh campus, serves a diverse student population of 560. Its 60 teachers and 9 teaching assistants give PHS an excellent student : teacher ratio of fewer than 10:1.
PHS is proud of its students' academic achievement - over the past 10 years its graduates have attended 212 different universities across the United States and Canada. PHS sports teams are regularly recognized as Scholar Athlete teams in New York State. 2006-07 100% of all Athletic Teams received NYS Scholar Athlete standing and the 2007-08 Boys Indoor Track Team was recently recognized as NYS Scholar Athlete Team Champions.
Enriched cultural exchanges/travel opportunities have included Spain, Italy, Greece, France, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Teton Science School – Wyoming, Costa Rica and Quebec City.
College Advanced Placement courses offered at PHS include: Advanced Algebra/Analysis (pre-Calculus), Calculus, Chemistry, Digital Electronics, Microbiology, Organization of American States and Psychology. Advanced Placement courses offered at PHS include: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics B, AP World Global History, AP US History.