Gunn PTSA’S Mission

  • To promote the welfare of Gunn students in home, school and throughout the community
  • To raise the standards of home life
  • To advocate for laws that further the education, physical and mental health, welfare, and safety of children and youth*,**
  • To promote the collaboration and engagement of Gunn families and educators in the education of our students***
  • To engage the Gunn community in united efforts to secure the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being of all Gunn students***
  • To advocate for fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public education funding*


*Gunn PTSA is a member of the Palo Alto Council of PTA’s: Advocacy – Palo Alto Council of PTAs ( – Palo Alto Council of PTAs (

**History | California State PTA (

***PTA works collaboratively in its efforts and recognizes that the legal responsibility to make decisions has been delegated by the people to boards of education, state education authorities, and local education authorities