Welcome to our website. We hope you find it informative and easy to navigate. The staff at Pinellas Central Elementary is dedicated to the complete education of each child through a strong emphasis on academic rigor and technology. Our family oriented school offers a variety of activities throughout the year to challenge the students academically and socially in order to promote highest student achievement. Our comprehensive approach to a complete education is by involving the family, the students, staff, and technology to develop children who are lifelong learners.
Principal - Dr. Cara Walsh
Assistant Principal - Mrs. Stacey Raspitzi
The mission of Pinellas Central Elementary school is to create a safe and positive learning environment where all individuals feel valued and challenged to reach their highest potential.
Professional Community of Educators promoting 100% student success
Reminder: Connect for Success Laptop Inventory Return
If your child checked out a Title I Connect for Success laptop this year, please return it to your child’s school for mandatory inventory, updating and maintenance by Monday, March 27, 2017. If your child is currently enrolled in Kindergarten through fourth grade, the laptop may be reissued to your child for summer extended learning once the inventory process has been completed. Contact your school’s Connect for Success Liaison for any questions you may have regarding this program.
Our next family night at Astro Skate and McDonalds will be Tuesday, March 28th!
Astro Skate 6-8
Please come join us!
Student report cards go home on Friday, March 28th
Pre-K Application Process
Pinellas County Schools is implementing a new online application process for Prekindergarten for 3 year olds and Voluntary Prekindergarten. The application period for the 2017-2018 school year will be March 20-April 9, 2017. Starting March 20th you will be able to apply online. Families interested in VPK will also need to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition at www.vpkpinellas.net For more information about Pre-K 3, visit www.pcsb.org/prek3 or call 727-588-6000 ext. 2184. For information about VPK, visit www.pcsb.org/vpk or call 727-588-6513.
Summer Bridge Registration.
Could your child benefit from extra learning opportunities over the summer?
Registration for Summer Bridge is underway. Summer Bridge is especially important for students who are not performing on grade level or need additional help to stay on track. Summer Bridge provides engaging activities and focused instruction to prepare students for maximum success. Most Summer Bridge programs will run Monday through Thursday from June 6 to July 13. Register and find the latest information at
www.pcsb.org/summerbridge. Contact the school for additional info or help with the registration process
Important Parent Survey!
In an effort to improve system practices, Pinellas Central Elementary is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey. In order to complete the survey, please go to:
Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.
Pinellas Central Elementary School Title I Parent Survey Link
Please click this survey link to participate in the annual Pinellas Central Elementary School Title I Parent Survey. The purpose of this survey is to provide the Pinellas County School District's (PCS) Title I Program leadership with valuable feedback from parents of students enrolled at Pinellas Central Elementary School. Your opinion counts!
Title 1 Resource Area
Stop by and visit the Title I resource corner in the main lobby. Free books for your students and information for parents to look at.