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Countryside High

Home of the Cougars


Countryside High School is located in the northeastern portion of Pinellas County and serves the communities of Clearwater Safety Harbor. In addition students from the Palm Harbor and East Lake areas also attend Countryside. We are one of the larger schools within the Pinellas County School System. Excellence is emphasized in all the variety of programs offered at our school. Countryside consistently ranks among the top schools in the region in academic achievement and parent involvement.


Important Senior News -

The Pride Yearbook Staff is proud to announce that our yearbook is available for sale. If you have not purchased your yearbook for the 2014-2015 school year act fast. A limited number of overrun books are available for sale. Bring $65.00 cash to room J6.


Sloan Savage  Valedictorian  GPA: 4.8065  Valedictorian

Future plans: University of Florida

Motto or message to classmates: Go the extra mile, it's never crowded.


Tori Hass-Mitchell  Salutatorian GPA: 4.8000

Future plans: Yale University

Motto or message to classmates: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." ~Margaret Mead


Attention Graduating Seniors!
You must take the Senior Survey on Counselor Connect if you wish to attend senior breakfast or walk at the graduation ceremony on June 2nd.
To get to Counselor Connect, you will log into Focus.
Under Learning Resources, there is a link to Counselor Connect.
You should be taken directly to the website and not have to sign in again. ...
If this is the first time to log on since the survey became available, you will receive a pop up saying you have a survey to take.
If you do not have a pop up, you may click on the survey link from the Dashboard.


Florida’s 2014-2015  ESE Parent Survey February 1 – May 31

Take the Exceptional Student Education annual parent survey

The annual Exceptional Student Education parent survey conducted by the Florida Department of Education is underway through Sunday, May 31. The survey gives parents of students receiving special education services the opportunity to provide feedback on their school involvement and provide comments on their child’s school. This type of parent input is critical in determining if the district will meet the requirements for the state’s Annual Performance Report. The parent survey is available online at or To request a hard copy of the survey, contact Marty Massimo, FDLRS Parent Service Specialist at or 793-2723 x2043. 


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 intensive instruction to prepare students for maximum success. Most Summer Bridge programs will run Monday through Thursday from June 16 to July 23. Parents can register at Schools will also assist families with the registration process. Find the latest information at Contact the school for additional info.


Important senior information can be found under Clubs and Activities, then Senior Class.

Attention ON track Seniors only:  may 18th, 19th & 20th  during both lunches you will have the opportunity to enter into the drawing for the Gift Baskets displayed in the Tardy booth.  Instructions are posted on the On Track website and throughout the school.  Drawings for the winners of the Electronics and Gift Baskets will be May 21st 2nd period following the Graduation assembly. 


on track update

  78% of our our seniors are on track to graduate! We are proud of our seniors!!!!!


Parents:   Click here for information on the new FL Standards or go to Resources and select FL Standards Parent Presentation.  More information on our website, please look under "Academics".


Interested in Virtual School - Check out 


Testing schedule for the rest of the year can be found under Academics link under "Testing Information"  


New Dress Code for 2015/2016  - Please look under "About Us" 


 Pinellas County Sheriff’s office is giving parents free internet safety computer software for monitoring their child’s computer activities. The software can be obtained from one of two locations:

  • Sheriff's Administration Building located at 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo.
  • Sheriff's North District Station located at 737 Louden Avenue in Dunedin.

    You may also visit to view the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Parent's Tool Kit.



Our Mission

Mission: At Countryside High School, SUCCESS is our goal. We will provide the tools and instruction needed for the success of our students.

Vision: The vision of Countryside High School is that teachers will provide the opportunity for all students to be successful learners and to become active participants in our society by creating a safe-learning environment and building positive relationships.

Upcoming Events


Seniors ON-Track

More information under PROGRAMS

On Track Program on Bay News 9