Application Areas

  • Elementary School Application Program Areas

    Pinellas County Schools offer both countywide programs as well as geographical application area elementary programs.  The family's address determines students the student's geographical application area. 

    North County Application Area
     
    Students zoned for Carwise, Dunedin Highland, Palm Harbor, Saftery Harbor, and Tarpon Springs Middle Schools can apply for North County Application Programs which include:
    • Elisa Nelson Elementary's Center for Gifted Studies & Literacy Innovation
    • Garrison-Jones Elementary's Dual Language Program
    • Mildred Helms IB World School

     

    Mid-County Application Area 

    Students zoned for Largo, Morgan Fitzgerald, Oak Grove, Psceola, Pinellas Park, and Seminole Middle Schools can apply for Mid-County Programs which include:

    • Mildred Helms IB World School
    • Ridgecrest Elementary Center for Gifted Studies

     

    South County Application Area

    Students zoned for Azalea, Bay Point, John Hopkins, Meadowlawn, and Tyrone Middle Schools can apply for South County Programs which include:

    • Midtown Academy Center for Cultural Arts & Gifted Studies
    • Gulfport Montessori Elementary- Montessori Program
     
    Unique Application Area Programs:
    • Kings Highway Elementary's Center for Digital Learning & STEAM
    • Gulf Beaches Elementary Magnet- Center of Innovation & Digital Learning
    • Perkins Elementary Center for the Arts & International Studies
    • Sandy Lane Elementary Consevatory for the Arts
     
     
     
     

    Middle School Application Program Areas

    While many programs are available to students who live anywhere in the county, several programs have designated application areas defined by school zones. 
     
    North Application Area

    The North County Application Area serves students zoned for Dunedin Highland, Joseph Carwise, Palm Harbor, Safety Harbor and Tarpon Springs middle schools.
    • Dunedin Highland Middle Center for Gifted Studies
    • Largo Middle IB World School
    • East Lake Middle School Academy of Engineering
    • Tarpon Springs Middle's Cambridge Pre-Advanced International Certificate of Education
    • Tarpon Springs Middle's Cambridge Pre-Advanced International Certificate of Education with the Arts (LCA)

     

    Mid County Application Area

    Mid-County Application Area serves students zoned for Largo, Morgan Fitzgerald, Oak Grove, Osceola, Pinellas Park and Seminole middle schools.

    • Azalea Middle Academy of Engineering (transportation only provided for South Application Area residents)
    • Largo Middle IB World School
    • Morgan Fitzgerald Middle Center for Gifted Studies
    • Pinellas Park Cambridge Pre-Advanced International Certificate of Education

     

     South County Application Area

    The South County Application Area serves students zoned for Azalea, Bay Point, John Hopkins, Meadowlawn and Tyrone Middle Schools.

    • Azalea Middle Academy of Engineering
    • John Hopkins IB MYP Candidate School
    • Thurgood Marshall Center for Gifted Studies
     

    High School Application Program Areas

    Student Assignment / Application Areas While many programs are available to students who live anywhere in the county, several programs have designated application areas defined by school zones.

     

    The North County (N) Application Area serves students zoned for Countryside, Dunedin, East Lake, Palm Harbor University and Tarpon Springs high schools. 

     

    The Mid County (M) Application Area serves students zoned for Clearwater, Dixie Hollins, Largo, Pinellas Park and Seminole high schools.

     

    The South County (S) Application Area serves the students zoned for Boca Ciega, Gibbs, Lakewood, Northeast and St. Petersburg high schools.

     

    These schools have unique application areas:
     
    Center for Wellness and Medical Professions Programs

    Students who live north of State Road 60/Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard may only apply to the Center for Wellness and Medical Professions program at Palm Harbor University High.
    Students who live south of Ulmerton Road may only apply to the Center for Wellness and Medical Professions at Boca Ciega High.
    Students who live south of State Road 60/Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard and north of Ulmerton Road may apply to either of the Center for Wellness programs but not both.
     

    Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Programs

    The North County program, located at Tarpon Springs High, is for students zoned for Countryside, Dunedin, East Lake, Palm Harbor University and Tarpon Springs high schools.
    The Mid County program, located at Clearwater High, is for students zoned for Clearwater, Largo, Pinellas Park and Seminole high schools.
    The South County program, located at Dixie Hollins High, is for students zoned for Boca Ciega, Dixie Hollins, Gibbs, Lakewood, Northeast and St. Petersburg high schools.
     

    Programs without a North (N), Mid (M) or South (S) county designation accept applicants from anywhere in the county.