East Lake High School

East Lake High School

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East Lake Eagles

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    1300 Silver Eagle Drive

    Tarpon Springs , Florida 34688

    Office: (727)942-5419

    Fax: (727)942-5441

    Directions to East Lake High School


    Academies and Programs at East Lake High School

    • Biomedical Sciences Program
    • Academy of Engineering~Center of Excellence
    • Academy of Business and Careers
    • Academy for the Performing Arts 
    • National Merit Scholars
    • AP Capstone



    Opening Day Procedures
    School Hours: 7:20-1:50 pm
    Full Bell Schedule: Coming Soon!
    1st Day of School!! August 13th.  We will have a Home Room on the first day.  The schedule will be posted here after August 6th.
    Freshman Orientation Fall 2018
    Freshman Orientation
    Wednesday August 8th 
    Arrival 8:00 am
    Program Begins at 8:30 am
    Incoming Parent Orientation Night
    Wednesday August 8th
    Program Begins at 6:00 pm
    Engineering Students will be in the cafeteria
    All other students will be in the Theatre
    Spirit Wear and School Club and Sport Information and Sponsors will be available
    This program is for incoming 9th grade students and students new to East Lake HS.
    Parking Permits
    Sales will begin on July 31st 

    July 31st - 12th grade 8am-12noon

    August 1st  - 11th grade 8am-12 noon

    August 2nd 10th grade 8am - 10 am

    August 8th  9th grade locks  10:35 am - 12:30 pm  

    Seniors: Monday August 6th @ 7:00 am.  Senior Welcome Assembly
    Seniors: Painting of Parking Spaces: Saturday August 18, September 1, and September 15th
    Lock Sales and Locker Assignments
    July 31st- 12th grade 8 am - 12 noon
    August 1st- 11th grade 8 am - 12 noon
    August 2nd - 10th grade 8 am - 10 am
    August 8th - 9th grade 10:35- 12:30 pm
    Seniors: Sales conclude at the Senior Assembly on Monday August 6th 
    Yearbook Updates

    Back To School Pricing - $60 in August, www.yearbookordercenter.com, code 1232

    Senior Ads and Senior Photos Deadline, Nov 1st, contact Mrs. Wall at walln@pcsb.org with questions

    Swim and Dive Team Announces Practice Dates
    Practice starts on August 6th at the North Pinellas YMCA, please contact Coach Rob Sajdak 727.772.9622 with questions about the team.

    Please welcome Coach Bloznalis as the new Head Coach of the Boys' Golf Team!  He is a PE teacher here at East Lake, and has done an outstanding job as our tennis coach.  He hopes to continue that success next year with Golf in the Fall and Tennis in the Spring!


    Please also join us in welcoming Mr. Dwight Latimore as the new Athletic Director!  He is a current Assistant Principal with East Lake High School, former college athlete, and excited about the opportunity to work with the athletes, coaches, and athletic community!


    Apply now to become a National Merit Scholarship student at East Lake High School  

    The NMSPP is an academic program at East Lake High School designed to prepare high school scholars to score in the nation's top percentage on the PSAT.  This qualifies students for the National Merit Scholar Program. 

    The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for academic recognition and scholarships.  

    In the NMSPP at East Lake High School, your student will participate in specialized classes focuses on preparing them for entrance in the NMSP and advance preparation for the PSAT/SAT.  They will be grouped with other outstanding students in their advanced English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies classes.

    By qualifying for the NMSPP at East Lake High School, students are automatically eligible for the Advanced Placement Capstone Program leading to the highly valued Advanced Placement diploma.  The College Board's AP Capstone is an innovative and engaging college-level program for high school students that complements and enhances discipline-specific AP courses.  This program is built on two new courses, AP Seminar and AP Research, that immerse students in the practice of critical skills needed to distinguish themselves in college and life.

    East Lake High School is Pinellas County's top ranked Academic High School.  Our AP courses are academically challenging while also allowing students flexibility and the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activies.


    SAT Information

    Please contact your child’s Guidance Counselor for more information.

    For a free, customized, SAT practice, please visit: www.satpractice.org

    East Lake Literary Magazine

    Check out East Lake’s online literary magazine at elhslitblog.wordpress.com

    Senior Information

    Click here

    State Math FSA-EOC Information

    For information on the Math FSA and EOC click here

    Florida Standard Assessment

    For information on the Florida Standard Assessment testing click here

    Address Verification Pinellas county

    Pinellas County Schools is implementing a new address-verification procedure. The process will ensure that all parents receive timely information about important topics, including emergencies, transportation, scheduling and school placements.








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About ELHS

  • East Lake High School, one of 17 high schools in the Pinellas County school sysytem, is on of the most recently constructed high schools in Pinellas County. It is situated in a suburban-type community of north Pinellas County. East Lake High School currently serves more than 2,000 students from the communities of Tarpon Springs, East Lake, Palm Harbor, and Oldsmar.

    Built in 1986, the nine-building complex is located on the west side of East Lake Road, south of Keystone Road. Designed for flexibility, economy, and adaptability, the individual units, including the three two-story classroom buildings and an administrative building with the media center over it, are connected by covered walkways. The remaining five buildings are a 1,500-seat gymnasium, a theatre that accomodates 886 people, choral, band and keyboard rooms and support facility units including food services and mechanical backup. Seventy percent of all light comes from natural outside sources. East Lake is also unique in its building design to include a Child Care Center available to faculty and community.

    The Curriculum is designed to be broad and deep enough in scope to provide for a wide range of student interests and abilities. Offerings for the college-bound students include honors and Advanced Placement courses, dual enrollment with St. Petersburg College and executive internship training. Vocational programs available include business, drafting, and family and consumer science. On-the-job training is available through the Diversified Cooperative Training Programs. Special needs students are met through the High School Education Alternatives Program of classes and exceptional education (ESE) programs. Expanded offerings in art, drama, and music serve to meet special interests of students. The ever-expanding world of technology is becoming a cital part of all curriculum areas.

    Accepting Responsibility as future community leaders, many student groups continue their academic efforts by participationg in community service projects. Environmental and beautification projects have been a continual source of service to the campus and the community. Art students exhibited personal works at local community centers. The National Honor Society membership has grown to be the largest chapter in Pinellas County.

    East Lake High School is also fortunate to have community and business participation om ots collaboration for excellence. Members, students, parents and business/community partners comprise the School Advisory Council. Staff members at East Lake High School continues to work under the philosophy developed when the school opened, recognizing their responsibility to the students and to the community. Their commitment to a student-centered learning environment is evident in the successful efforts of teachers and counselors to increase student performance and make learning relevant. From developing a vocational/ career guidance program to the teaching of technology, the staff works to help students help students reach maximum potential. East Lake High continue to believe that parents, educators, students and the community shall and will shrare the respinsibility for learning.