Common Questions

Questions about Putnam EDGE High School:
These are some of the questions that have been asked about Putnam EDGE:

1. “Is Putnam EDGE a vocational training school?”
Answer:
Putnam EDGE has a rigorous STEM curriculum that will prepare students for college or vocational training after high school. The school will work closely with business partners on projects to provide a real-world experience to explore career opportunities of interest.

2. “How will students be selected?”
Answer:
Any student eligible to attend public schools are eligible to attend Putnam EDGE High School. FCAT scores, GPA, etc., are not considered in the selection process.

3. “Will there be a dress code?”
Answer:  We expect students to adhere to the district dress cody policy. We have shirts available with the school logo.

4. “I live outside of Palatka, how will I get to school?”
Answer: We want to make Putnam EDGE High School available to all students in Putnam County. We will work closely with the PCSD to make transportation available. 

5. “Will the school have extracurricular activities?”
Answer: The school will does not currently have a sports program but does house clubs based on the interest of the students. Students are, however, eligible to play sports or participate in clubs at the school they would have attended.

6. “What will the school hours/schedule be?”
Answer: First period will start at 7:40 AM and sixth period will end at 2:22 PM. Please see the table below for all period times.

17:408:43
28:449:47
39:4810:51
Lunch10:5211:10
411:1112:14
512:151:18
61:192:22
Free Tutoring Tues & Thurs 2:22-3:15

7. “Will students be able to dual-enroll for college credits?”
Answer: Yes, students will be able to dual-enroll and take classes through the school or Saint Johns River State College.

8. INFO about State Testing

If you have any more questions feel free to call our office at (386) 385-7292 or email the Director, Lisa Parsons, at ">lparsons@putnamedge.org.

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