Paly Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)

We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that strives to represent everyone at Palo Alto High School including parents, teachers, staff, and students.  Our board members, committee chairs, and other volunteers work hard to make our school community an ideal learning environment for our students.


All parents, staff, students, and members of the community are invited to join the Paly PTSA.

The Paly PTSA Mission

To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community, and before government agencies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children.

  • To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children.
  • To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools.

2023-24 BTS Packet

To access the online Back to School Packet, click on this link: 2023-24 Back to School Packet

Palo Alto Council of PTAs (PTAC)

The Palo Alto Council of PTAs works with the district staff, the Board of Education, community partners, and the PTAs at the 17 PAUSD schools to support the students and families of the Palo Alto Unified School District and to improve the education, health, and welfare of all children and youth. It is also known as Palo Alto PTA.