District Application Programs

  • Wait List Number Updates 

    Wait List numbers are updated after Newly Invited Sibling and Ineligibility Appeal Week and will be available Monday, March 4, 2024.

    Updated wait list numbers are not available using Focus Parent Portal or the Student Reservation System. Reach out to the school directly (look on your confirmation email or printed confirmation page for the school's point of contact) to determine your wait list number. 

    Wait List Invitations

    Schools will start making wait list calls and program invitations on Monday, March 4, 2024.  Schools will call in numerical order from the wait list. 

    The District Application Programs (DAP) Late Application Period will open on Tuesday, March 19, 2024

    Important Dates for the 2023-2024 School Year

    Pinellas County Schools prides itself on providing a wide variety of experiences for students that offer opportunities for acceleration and exploration. We offer families 82 different District Application Programs (magnet and fundamental) to provide distinct student experiences with unique educational programming that meets their needs, develops their talents and challenges them in new directions.

    Our magnet school programs have received national recognition, including:

    • James B. Sanderlin's Principal, Carrie Cormier, was named the 2023 Magnet Schools of America's Region III Principal of the Year.
    • Douglas L. Jamerson Elementary School's Music teacher and STEAM Specialist, Marie Hill, was named the 2023 Magnet Schools of America's Region III Teacher of the Year.
    • James B. Sanderlin PK-8 was awarded the 2022 Magnet Schools of America’s President’s Award recognizing it as one of the top 5 performing magnet schools in the country.
    • Richard O. Jacobson Technical High School at Seminole was awarded the 2021 New and Emerging Magnet School of Excellence, making it the top performing magnet school in this category.
    • Douglas L. Jamerson Elementary School just recertified and is now a Nationally Certified Demonstration School, joining Ridgecrest Elementary School with this high honor.
    • 17 of our programs have earned Magnet Schools of America Merit Awards for demonstrating an exemplary commitment to academic excellence, innovative curriculum, diversity efforts, specialized teaching staff and parent and community involvement.
  • Download the DAP Guide:

    DAP Guide

    Download the Spanish

    DAP Guide:

    Spanish DAP Guide

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