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Pinellas Central Elementary

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Welcome to Pinellas Central Elementary

  • 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

Our Philosophy



    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







  • Financial Reports are ready for parental viewing.
    The Annual Financial Reports include financial statements of revenue and expenditures.
    Parents, please visit Financial Reports for PCS.

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    It's time to think about voluntary prekindergarten! If you or someone you know has a child who will be four-years-old before Sept. 1, we have openings for our free voluntary pre-Kindergarten program called VPK for the 2015-16 school year.

    VPK cost $65 a week and has a one time registration fee of $91 we only have 4 spots left. Your child must be 4 by Sept. 1st to qualify for the VPK program.

    PPK cost $75 a week and has a one time registration fee of $105 we only have 4 spots left.  Your child must be 3 by Sept. 1st to qualify for the PPK program.

    Our school offers six hours of prekindergarten learning with before and aftercare available. To register, stop by Pinellas Central between 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday with the required paperwork. 

    It's also not too late to sign up for summer VPK programs offered at several PCS  elementary schools across the district.  

    To learn more about VPK at Pinellas County Schools, including summer VPK, and the required documents, visit or call us at 727 547-7853. And, please do tell a friend!

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  • summer bridge

    Registration for Summer Bridge is underway


    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.
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  • 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.

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  • STEM Summer Camp
    With a Robotic Focus
    Elementary camps will utilize Lego WeDo robotics 
    Application Period:
    This camp is for ANY student entering 4th through 8th grades during the upcoming 15/16 school year.
    STEM APPLICATIONClick here for more information and application.Image result for lego wedo robotics

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  • Florida KidCare


    Through Florida KidCare, the state of Florida offers health insurance for children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working.

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  • Kindergarten Registration in full swing

    Start your child’s education off on a solid foundation with Pinellas County Schools. Kindergarten registration is underway for the 2015-16 school year. If you have a child who will be five years old prior to Sept. 1, 2015, be sure to register your child before June 2, 2015 for the upcoming school year. Visit for details.

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  • See us about the many opportunities from which to choose: clerical, teacher assistant, library, and special-events!
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