• About Us

    The Criminal Justice Academy is a four-year high school magnet program with an emphasis on law education. The academy staff is committed to providing students with an outstanding high school education in all academic areas. Students gain an understanding of the American legal system and explore the wide range of career-related opportunities available. Graduates of the academy will be prepared to further their formal education in the college or university setting or to pursue immediate entry into a chosen career or technical school, or for employment upon graduation from high school.


    If you are interested in receiving information about the Criminal Justice Academy for the 2021-2022 school year, click here


    Video from our Virtual Magnet Fair 11/2/2020


    Video from our Virtual Discovery Night 11/12/2020


    Face to face Discovery Night will be on Tuesday, December 8th at 6:00pm in the PPHS Auditorium. Masks will be required. 


    The mission of the Criminal Justice Academy is to provide a comprehensive, integrated, experience-based curriculum to motivate and challenge students interested in law-related fields of study.


    Contact Us

    Cassandra C. Bogatz, Program Coordinator


    Carmen Cruz, Program Secretary
    Kathryn Gilbert, Program Guidance Counselor

    6305 118th Avenue North
    Largo, Florida 33773
    Phone: (727) 538-7410, Ext. 2120
    Fax: (727) 507-4030