Putnam High School

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Welcome to Putnam High School for the 2017/2018 school year!

Congratulations to our Students of the Month!


March - Nevaeh Fitzgerald, grade 9

April - Aaron Fikter, grade 10


Congratulations to all of our

Quarter 3 Honor Roll Students!

Please see the attached list for a full list of students.



On April 3rd Isaiah Sarsfield and Samantha Tilley, PHS seniors, were two of 292 top Connecticut seniors who excel in the arts that were honored at the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) High School Outstanding Arts Awards Banquet held on April 3rd at the Aqua Turf in Southington. The CAS Outstanding Arts Awards Banquet annually recognizes two seniors in each member high school for their outstanding ability in the performing or visual arts. The students are selected by their school to receive this honor. The banquet, with over 1,400 in attendance, is sponsored by Jostens and Horace Mann. This year’s emcee was Tim Lammers of Fox 61 and the Keynote Speaker was Jimmy Greene, Grammy Award nominated Saxophonist and Co-coordinator of Jazz Studies and Associated Professor of Music at Western Connecticut State University. 



Putnam High School is proud to share the accomplishments during the past academic year.  These include:

  • Recent four year graduation rate as announced by the state was 94% for Putnam High School
  • This year 98% of students entering the year with senior status met all requirements for graduation
  • 79% of Putnam High School graduating seniors were accepted at a two or four year college
  • 70% of Putnam High School students participated in at least one school based activity
  • 58% of Putnam High School students participated in one or more of the school’s 13 sports offerings
  • The new robotics team received the Rookie All Star Award in the New England First District
  • The Putnam High School Marching Band placed in three band competitions
  • Ten new courses were added to the high school curriculum
  • Putnam High School now has six career pathways allowing students to gain career based skills and move towards studying careers in areas such as Health, Business, Law Enforcement and Public Safety, Engineering, Manufacturing along with Art and Music
  • Putnam High School now offers 17 courses which allow students to potentially earn college credit
  • This year 24 seniors students received a total of $108,250 in scholarship money
  • On May 6th, alumni were inducted into the first class of Putnam High School Wall of Honor



PHS Named Best High School

For the 2nd year in a row, PHS has been named to U.S. News and World Report's list of best high schools! PHS was ranked 46th against the other 193 Connecticut high schools and 2,354th against the 29,070 schools that participated nationwide. The magazine awarded PHS silver medal status; only 13% of schools across the country received silver or gold medal status. See the link to view how the school was scored. Congratulations to all!



Main Office Information

Principal: Jacqueline Vetrovec

Secretary: Dianne Nason-Diore

Assistant Principal: Suzanne Sansoucy

Secretary: Gina Deroiser

Address:152 Woodstock Avenue

Putnam, Connecticut 06260

Phone: (860) 963-6905

Fax: (860) 963-6911