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    PHS Teacher of the year makes ECSD TOP 10!

    ECSD Announced Top 10 Teacher of the Year Finalists and we are proud to announce that our own Teacher of the Year, Ms. Karen Bruening, is among them. This list of "10 Teacher of the Year finalists" from across Escambia County will ultimately be pared down to a list of top five finalists. Those five will be honored at this year’s ECSD Golden Apple Awards Teacher of the Year Banquet. The 2023 Teacher of the Year for the School District of Escambia County will be announced during this year’s banquet and will be presented virtually on Friday, January 28, 2022, at 6:00 pm.

     Ms. Karen Bruening
    Ms. Karen Bruening
    PHS Receives Diversity Award

    APCSAAwardExciting news! Thanks to the hardworking educators and young women at PHS, we just received the @CollegeBoard Female Diversity Award for expanding young women’s participation in AP Computer Science A.

    This award acknowledges 1,020 schools for their work toward equal gender representation during the 2020-21 school year. PHS is one of only 199 schools to be recognized for achieving this important result in AP CSA.

    You can read more here: AP Female Diversity Award


    Mims Awarded Congressional Nomination

    Another success story for our hearts and souls. Yesterday, Cadet Grace Mims was awarded the Congressional nomination from Matt Gaetz yesterday. Here's the press release with her listed under Pensacola High School:

    Thank you for all your efforts to help youth succeed! We are grateful for your service!

    Grace Mims


    Title 1 Info

    Student Achievement 

    Students Shine at 67th West Panhandle Regional Science Fair

    We are so very proud to announce that PHS swept the 67th West Panhandle Regional Science Fair on Thursday, Feb. 3rd. PHS won every category of the Senior Division, including the Senior Grand Award as well as the Senior Division School Award. We also want to congratulate Ms. Suzanne Ryals for winning the Senior Division Teacher Award. Our PHS Tigers will represent West Panhandle at the International Science & Engineering Fair May 7-13, 2022 in Atlanta, GA. CONGRATULATIONS Mrs, Bruening, Ms. Ryals, and the PHS Science Team!!! A STEP ABOVE THE REST!!

    You can read more here: ECSD Students Shine at 67th West Panhandle Regional Science Fair



    about our school

    Pensacola High School is currently a secondary school that originated as the first public school for boys in 1870 and is recognized as Pensacola High School since 1905.

    PHS has approximately 1300 students from 3 Northwest Florida counties: Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa.  

    We are  recognized as a Title 1 School.