North Shore Elementary School Information

  • Address: 200 35th Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33704

    Phone: (727) 893-2181


    Fax: (727) 893-5483


    Principal: Ms. Heidi Bockover (


    Assistant Principal: Ms. Amy Stewart (


    Student Hours: 8:45 AM - 2:55 PM


    Car Rider Gate Opens: 8:15 AM & 2:55 PM


    Breakfast Starts: 8:15 AM (Breakfast and Lunch is FREE for all students.)


    Office Hours: 8:15 AM - 3:45 PM


    School Tours: To schedule a school tour, call Mrs. Stone at or call 727-893-2181


    Points of Pride

    • Florida Five Star School Award for community and parent involvement 
    • Golden School Award for community involvement
    • Jump Rope for Heart Award
    • One School One Book School of the Year
    • Edible Peace Patch Project
    • Elementary School Band and Chorus (4th and 5th graders; 1 of 3 elementary band programs district-wide)
    • Innovative hands-on learning including programs like: One School One Book, Shine the Light on Literacy, Battle of the Books, Schoolwide Enrichment Model/Project-Based Learning) 
    • Robust Volunteer Program & Community Involvement including Lunch Pals Mentor Program, Lawyers for Literacy Reading Program, Kindergarten Grandparent Program, strong PTA  and SAC 
    • Small school with a local family feel 
    • Neighborhood school – walk or bike
    • School accreditation by AdvancED


    Special Services & Programs

    • Project-Based Learning
    • Technology integration with SMART Boards in every classroom and large computer labs 
    • Gifted education
    • Daily Recess
    • Commitment to Character Education Program
    •  CHAMPS proactive and positive approach to classroom management Engaging Before and After-School Programming including: STEM Academies, Promise Time, Crazy 8’s Math, Drama Club, Science Club, Mad Science, Spanish Club, Soccer, Yoga, Walking Club, Dance, Challenge Island, iClass, Chess Club
    • Knightly Morning News run by students
    • Chorus and Band Concerts, Science Showcase for all grade levels
    • Family Nights in Mathematics, Literacy, Science, and Technology
    •  Monthly “Knights in the Courtyard” student and family celebrations
    • Annual 5K run/walk event – North Shore Elementary Coffee Pot Turkey Trot 


    School Mission

    The mission of North Shore Elementary is to help students in all subgroups attain their highest achievement in a safe learning environment staffed by highly qualified teachers who will use district expectations and resources to accomplish this mission.