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Palm Harbor University High

Welcome to the Center for Wellness and Medical Professions:

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Admissions Criteria: Registration Information

In order to apply to the Center for Wellness and Medical Professions the applicant must have:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Minimum FSA T score of 43 or PSAT/ReadiStep Percentile Rank of 25  or Standardized Test Stanine scores >4 in reading and math

Highlights:

  • Specialized medical classes
  • Beautiful medical facilities
  • Highly active Health Occupations Students of America Organization (Competitions, community service)
  • Field Trips to medical facilities such as hospitals and the medical school at USF
  • A high school with a wide variety of extracurricular activities
  • Special program events such as the Freshmen Pinning Ceremony and the Senior Celebration
  • Dual Enrollment and Advance Placement and Honors curriculum
  • Medically trained instructional staff
  • Medical information infused throughout curriculum areas
  • Partnerships with the medical/business community
  • Clinical experiences in hospitals, rehab centers, private practices, dental and veterinary offices
  • A variety of student volunteer activities in the health community that meet  program requirements and often qualify for Bright Futures and other scholarships

 Points of Pride:

  • Five students from this program have been valedictorians at PHUHS
  • Seniors take part in clinicals in the community
  • Several recent graduates received appointments to the United States Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Air Force Academy
  • Students have maintained an average of 3.3 and above
  • One National Achievement Award winner, 2008
  • Four National Merit semifinalist, 2008
  • Regional, State and National place winners in HOSA competitions
  • Medical Magnet Computer Laboratory
  • 95% of the program graduates quality for Bright Futures Scholarship programs
  • High level of participation in Health Occupations Students of America, 300+ members
  • Faculty that includes National Board Certified instructors, former Educators of the Year finalists
  • Professional Advisory Board provides direction on industry standards and advancements
  • Outstanding Parent Medical Magnet Boosters Organization
  • More than 100,000 hours of volunteer hours completed by seniors

How to Apply:

Students who live north of Highway 60 must apply to the Center for Wellness at Palm Harbor University High School.  Students who live south of Ulmerton Road must apply to the Center for Wellness at Boca Ciega High School.  Students who live north of Ulmerton and south of Highway 60 may apply to either Center, but not both.

If you are applying to the program from a private school or a school outside our district, once the application is completed online, please send a copy of the student’s 6th, 7th and 8th grade standardized reading and mathematics test scores as well as 6th, 7th and 8th grade report cards to the Medical Magnet Office at Palm Harbor University High School.  If applying for 10th grade, please include 9th grade standardized test scores and report cards.

 

Transportation:

Arterial bus transportation (busses that operate on main roads with a limited number of stops) is provided to students who live more than two miles from the school.  Magnet bus stop locations may require that parents drive their children to and from the stop.

New Students:


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