Hunter College High School Parent Teacher Association serves as an advocate for the education and general welfare of students attending Hunter College High School (HCHS); fosters communication and cooperation among the parents and the faculty, administration, students and alumni of HCHS; fosters optimum parent involvement in activities to support HCHS; promotes and celebrates harmony among the many cultures of the HCHS community; and solicits and coordinates the administration of parent resources in support of HCHS.

The HCHS PTA is a voluntary organization. Led by a Board comprised of 17 elected parent members, the PTA, through its many committees, provides a voice for parents on school-related issues and sponsors informational, social and fundraising events to help support the school. The PTA is a major and critical source of funding for the school.