Reopening Learning Options
With school scheduled to start for all Pinellas County Schools students in August, if parents and students are not comfortable with returning to school or the established health and wellness protocols for traditional face-to-face instruction, the district has also developed additional learning options to provide families flexibility and choice during this time. Prior to making your selection, students and families should thoroughly review the details of each option and discuss them to ensure your choice supports the health, wellbeing and learning needs of the student and family.
Remain enrolled in your 2020-21 assigned school and keep your seat within your District Application Program.
MyPCS Online (K-12)
Remain enrolled in your 2020-2021 assigned school and keep your seat within your District Application Program.
Nine-week commitment to full-time digital learning
All instruction will be delivered virtually, following a daily schedule (live-lessons each day) aligned to the approved student calendar and bell times.
Students are expected to be present and engage in virtual instruction each day within the designated schedule.
Students can participate in athletics, extra-curricular activities and clubs as any other student enrolled in the school.
Families will be able to extend this option each quarter so long as it is offered by the district
Pinellas Virtual School (K-12)
Enroll as a student at Pinellas Virtual School (no longer enrolled in your assigned school and do not keep a seat within a District Application Program.
Full semester (18 weeks) commitment for enrollment as a full-time student (6 courses).
All instruction is delivered virtually and is self-paced.
All assignments, assessments and required direct contact hours/processes with virtual teacher successfully completed within 16-18 weeks.
This option has been available to students for several years.
Contact Your School to Select an Option
As we prepare for the upcoming school year, we appreciate our families and students taking the time to make their ReOpening learning choice before the July 27, 2020 deadline. The Student Reservation System is now closed. If you were unable to make your choice or need to make a change to your selection, please contact your school directly to ensure that your request is accommodated. All school contact information can be found at pcsb.org/schools.