Charlotte High School

1250 Cooper Street
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950
941-575-5457 Attendance Line
941-575-5464 Fax


Charlotte High School is known as Charlotte County's First and Finest High School. Having first opened its doors in 1926, CHS is rich in history, community support, and tradition. Go Tarpons!

Interim Principal: DeeLynn Bennett
School Hours: 7:25 am - 1:55 pm
School Mascot: Fighting Tarpons
School Colors: Royal Blue and Gold


VISION: Promote a culture where Tarpons do their best, do what is right and treat others the way they wish to be treated.


MISSION: Be a learner, be a leader, be a Tarpon!



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News & Events

    • TARPON ROBOTICS: Make a donation to our Tarpon Robotics team to help them compete at the World Championships in St. Louis, Missouri.


    • SENIOR EXAMS: Senior exam schedule (May 6th-9th) and waiver form is available at this link:


    • FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE for grades 9-11 students (May 20-23):



    • TARDIES TO SCHOOL: Click here to view consequences for being tardy to school.


    Charlotte County Public Schools does not tolerate bullying.

    For more information or to report bullying, see the CCPS Anti-Bullying page.


    • SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL: The School Advisory Council is comprised of parents, students and CHS staff members who are dedicated to the continued development and maintenance of quality educational programs at Charlotte High School. Being involved with SAC provides the opportunity to be an integral part of the Tarpon Family. Please consider becoming part of our culture! Click here for 2013-2014 flyer.


    • Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center is seeking Board of Director candidates with an interest in their mission: To raise public awareness of the value of our natural and cultural resources by providing environmental education, recreation, research, and management of conservation lands.   They are looking for individuals with a passion for helping promote environmental educational and conservation of our natural resources.   The Board holds bi-monthly meetings at the Alligator Creek Preserve, located off of Burnt Store Road in Punta Gorda.  More information regarding CHEC can be found on their website:  If you are interested please contact Jim Thomson, CEO at (941) 575-5435.