Rising Kindergarten

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    Prepare your child for kindergarten this summer! Enroll in a special program for children who will enter kindergarten in August 2024. Children will sing, play and dance the day away, while they prepare for a successful start in kindergarten. Rising Kindergarten is one of our Summer Bridge learning programs.

    How to Enroll

    Your child must be enrolled in kindergarten in order to sign up for Rising K

    If your child is a current Pinellas County Schools student or you have already registered for kindergarten for next school year: Log onto the Focus Student Information System and register for Summer Bridge / Rising Kindergarten. Learn how to apply

    If you have not yet registered your child for kindergarten: Make a reservation for kindergarten before you enroll.

    Questions? Call 727-588-6513.

    Breakfast and Lunch Served! Please call your Cafe Manager for meal cost information at your child's school. 

    Transportation available!

    In alignment with School Board policy, regular transportation is provided for eligible elementary students attending their assigned school. Students who live more than two miles from the school are eligible for transportation.

    Dates: June 3 - 27
    Grades: Students entering kindergarten
    Days: Monday - Thursday 
    Hours: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
    Bus Times: Coming soon

    Summer Bridge / Rising Kindergarten Locations: Anona, Bardmoor, Bay Point, Bear Creek, Belleair, Blanton, Campbell Park, Dunedin, Eisenhower, Fairmount Park, Fuguitt, Garrison Jones, Gulfport, High Point, Jamerson, Kings Highway, Lakewood, Lealman Ave., Maximo, McMullen Booth, Melrose, Midtown, Mount Vernon, New Heights, Pinellas Central, Pinellas Park, Ponce de Leon, Plumb, Ridgecrest, Sawgrass Lake, Seminole, Seventy-Fourth St., Sexton, Skycrest, Tarpon Springs, Walsingham, Westgate and Woodlawn Elementary Schools.

    Summer Bridge assignments are made to your child’s current or designated school.