Putnam Valley High School is a comprehensive high school with a population of approximately 610 students. Curricular offerings include Honors programs in Math, Science, English, Social Studies and Spanish. Electives are offered in all academic disciplines.
Advanced Placements courses are offered in English Language, English Literature, US History, Macro Economics, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Calculus, Music Theory and Art. Putnam Valley High School offers courses in partnership with Dutchess Community College. Students can earn college credits upon successful completion of Statistics, Pre-calculus, Calculus and College Level Biology.
Students interested in occupational education programs attend the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Technical Center.
A wide range of co-curricular activities, including interscholastic sports, is offered to enhance the students’ educational experiences. Students may choose to be involved in community service organizations (Interact, Make A Difference Club), Theatreworks, Stage Crew, Art Club, Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA), World Languages Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Debate Club, History Club, Mock Trial, Future Teachers of America, Yearbook, School Newspaper or the Literary Magazine.
Putnam Valley High School has chapters of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta (Mathematics Honor Society), Tri-M (Music Honor Society), the National Spanish Honor Society, the National French Honor Society, the National English Honor Society, and the Science National Honor Society.