School Information

  • Safety Harbor Elementary Home of the Sea TurtlesSafety Harbor Elementary School -  Sea Turtles

    Address: 535 5th Ave. N Safety Harbor, FL 34695

    Phone: (727) 724-­1462

    Fax: (727) 724-­1461

    Pinellas County Schools Administration: (727) 588-6000

    Principal: Cecilia Palmer

    School Hours: 8:45 A.M. - 2:55 P.M.

    Grade levels: Pre-K-5

    Academic Achievements:

    • Safety Harbor Elementary is proud to show continued positive trends in data through district and state testing
    • Students of Safety Harbor Elementary exceed state and district averages on the Florida Standards Assessment in the areas of Reading, Math and Science


    Special Services & Programs 

    • Gifted Education Program
    • English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) bilingual associate  
    • Character Education Development
    • Extended Learning Programs Grades K -­ 5 
    • Teaching Partners Interventionist 
    • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academies with Robotics (Primary and Intermediate)
    • Mighty Mu Math Club, Super Scientist Competition 
    • Grade Level Music Performances, Science Showcase, Curriculum Family Nights 
    • Principal Multicultural Advisory Council (PMAC)
    • SHES Student Council Leadership Group
    • Kiwanis K­Kids Leadership Group 
    • Safety Patrols
    • Drama Club
    • Coding Club
    • Band


    Points of Pride

    • Community School infused with Historic Charm and Tradition (Est. 1916)
    • Active Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and School Advisory Council (SAC) 
    • Adult and Middle School Volunteer Program
    • Monthly Sea Turtle Academic and Character Celebrations
    • Principal Multicultural Advisory Council Award recipients 
    • Annual teacher mini­grant recipients
    • Annual Educational Media Awards (EMA) recipients include state finalists
    • Annual STEM Academy Participation at University of South Florida (USF) 
    • Battle of the Books Competition with 2nd Place district finalist team 
    • Support Staff of the Year top 10 finalist
    • Outstanding Educator of the Year top 10 finalist
    • Community Art Show Participants
    • National Board Certified Teachers
    • Annual Fall Festival and academic events
    • Participation in district math and science competitions
    • Technology-rich environment
    • Growing mentoring program


    School Mission: The mission of Safety Harbor Elementary School is to work  together as a team to help each student reach his or her highest level of social, physical, and academic achievement and become productive, well­rounded citizens.

    District Vision: 100% Student Success

    District Mission: Educate and prepare each student for college, career and life