• Back to School Information 2022-23


    • Disston Academy is Growing- Disston Academy is growing growing. We are accepting applications for grades 7-12 for the 2022-23 school year. It is our every intention to provide an opportunity for academic success in a productive and nurturing environment. It is in that light that we provide educational structure, new traditions and encourage parent engagement. Our expectation is that our students exemplify self-motivation, self-discipline, citizenship and academic success. This is a phenomenal opportunity for your student to get back on-track, graduate on-time and build a career pathway for a successful future. If you would like more information feel free to call or come in and complete an application.   

      To register for school orientation, contact Ms.Holloman at (727)893-1115 Ext. 2128 or email hollomant@pcsb.org. At orientation, parents and students will receive the following:

      * On-site registration support from the Data Management Technician (DMT) and sign-up for Portal access
      * A current graduation check and transcript copy
      * Dual-enrollment information for Pinellas Technical College and St. Petersburg College
      * Industry certification selection (Microsoft Office Bundle, Nail Technician and Facial Specialist, and Culinary Arts). 
      * Testing information and sign-up for ACT or SAT waivers
      * An opportunity to meet the selected staff including the administration team and tour the facilities


      School Breakfast and Lunch Updates- Disston Academy for Progress and Enterprise has qualified to participate in the Community School Meal program. This awesome program allows all students at Disston Academy to receive FREE, yes FREE school breakfast and lunch for the entire school year.  Information regarding breakfast and lunch distribution will be provided through reopening updates.

      Transportation Updates- Disston Academy for Progress and Enterprise will offer arterial transportation to students who live in areas that qualify. Transportation will mail bus assignment information directly to the current mailing address in Portal upon completion of the registration process. Please see Transportation FAQ Updates for general questions about transportation with Pinellas County Schools. If you have further questions, contact the Disston Academy Data Management Technician at 727-893-1115 Ext. 2132.

      Dress Code Updates-  Please review our dress code policy for the 2022-23 school year. Please review the School Dress Code Expectations

      If your student is in need of clothing support please contact Delvin Pippert or Carla Ephraim, members of our Student Services team at 727-893-1115 as soon as possible.

      Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions, concerns or observations.