Central Records maintains the records of former Pinellas County public school students going back to the early 1900s, when Pinellas County split off from Hillsborough County. The records may be on microfilm, in hard copy, or in an electronic format, depending on their age.
As students move through the district, their records move with them. The elementary school records of a student promoted to middle school will follow that student to the higher level school. The records of a student who has attended elementary school, middle school, and high school in the district will be at the last school attended for three years.
When a student leaves the district, the student records are transferred to Central Records. Normally middle school, high school, and exceptional student education center student records are transferred to Central Records after having been inactive for three school years. Inactive records from elementary schools remain in the schools for at least five years.
Former students who wish to request a transcript or other information from their student records should go to the following website:
This website will take your payment (with a credit/debit card) and forward your request to us for processing. We ask for a week processing time, but it is usually less.
If you wish to come to the office to pick up and pay for your transcript copies in cash, please complete the following form and bring it to the office. We are available Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for pick up. Summer hours are Monday through Thursday, and the office may be closed on school holidays.
This form must be printed, completed and signed. You can then bring the form to our office to the address on the form. We require a written signature on all requests for records.
Bring the completed form to:
Pinellas County Schools
2929 County Road 193
Clearwater, Florida 33759
If you use GPS to direct you to our office, be sure that the directions bring you to us from Sunset Point Road.
Our normal turnaround time is seven working days after receipt of your request, however if you come to our office we will try to complete your request while you wait. If you have questions about the procedures for requesting copies of student records, contact Central Records.
Pick Up Office Hours: From June 5 through July 31, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed on Fridays.
During the school year: August 1 through June 4, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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Upon request, Central Records will release elementary or secondary (PK-12) education records to another elementary or secondary (PK-12) school in which a student or former student seeks to enroll or is already enrolled, without
receipt of a signed release form, if the records are needed for the student’s enrollment or transfer. Contact us