East Lake High School

East Lake High School

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  • 1300 Silver Eagle Drive

    Tarpon Springs , Florida 34688

    Office: (727)942-5419

    Fax: (727)942-5441

    Directions to East Lake High School


    Special Services & Programs

    • Biomedical Sciences Program, Academy of Engineering Center of Excellence, Academy of Business and Careers

          Academy for the Performing Arts 

    • Extensive Extended Learning Programs after school and during summers to assure each student is on grade level

    • After school remediation and preparation for high stakes testing

    • A strong and vibrant AVID program

    • National Merit Finalist Preparatory Program

    • More than 50 clubs, spanning a variety of academics and recreational interests

    • Extensive tutoring and mentoring program that offers daily tutoring services in conjunction with community

        partner of East Lake Library


  • Association recognizes Pinellas Counselors of the Year

    Feb. 19, 2018

    The Pinellas School Counselor Association recognized the School Counselors of the Year and all of our school counselors as part of National School Counseling Week. The Counselors of the Year are:

    • Jessica Chrosniak of Sandy Lane Elementary
    • Alyson Sobo of Pinellas Park Middle
    • Leah Liguori of East Lake High

    All winners are eligible for nomination for the 2018 Florida School Counselor of the Year. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all of our dedicated school counselors. 

    Guidance Award


    Summer Bridge registration opens Feb. 26

    Parents can apply for Summer Bridge programs beginning Feb. 26.  Most elementary, middle and high school programs will take place 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 5 to July 19, Monday-Thursday. New programs have been added to help middle school students master Civics content, help high school students earn assessment scores they need to graduate, and help students entering ninth grade acclimate to high school life, while building skills they need to graduate. There will be no classes the week of July 4. Summer Bridge information for families is available atwww.pcsb.org/summerbridge. Human Resources will begin sharing Summer Bridge hiring information in early March.

    Hurricane make-up day

    Remember: Monday, March, 12, 2018 is a hurricane make-up day. Plan for a regular school day:https://www.pcsb.org/domain/8197.

    Updates from the Athletic Department
    The ELHS Athletic Hall of Fame is seeking title sponsors and donors to launch the construction and installation of our new display.  The permanent structure will be situated in the Hall of Fame Park between the gym and stadium.  Businesses and families that contribute to the project will be prominently and permanently recognized.
    The Hall of Fame is also offering brick pavers for sale.  The bricks will be part of the Hall of Fame Park installation, and will permanently display the message of your choice.  Visit the Athletic Tab on the website for more information.
    Sports Physicals
    Special Thanks to Orthopedic Specialists (727) 938-1935.  They are again offering free sports physicals to Eagles!
    Sports Physicals

    Apply now to become a National Merit Scholarship student at East Lake High School  

    The NMSPP is an academic program at East Lake High School designed to prepare high school scholars to score in the nation's top percentage on the PSAT.  This qualifies students for the National Merit Scholar Program. 

    The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for academic recognition and scholarships.  

    In the NMSPP at East Lake High School, your student will participate in specialized classes focuses on preparing them for entrance in the NMSP and advance preparation for the PSAT/SAT.  They will be grouped with other outstanding students in their advanced English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies classes.

    By qualifying for the NMSPP at East Lake High School, students are automatically eligible for the Advanced Placement Capstone Program leading to the highly valued Advanced Placement diploma.  The College Board's AP Capstone is an innovative and engaging college-level program for high school students that complements and enhances discipline-specific AP courses.  This program is built on two new courses, AP Seminar and AP Research, that immerse students in the practice of critical skills needed to distinguish themselves in college and life.

    East Lake High School is Pinellas County's top ranked Academic High School.  Our AP courses are academically challenging while also allowing students flexibility and the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activies.



    Summer Driver's Education Camp

    For the convenience of families, registration for the 2018 Summer Driver’s Education Camp will be done electronically this year.  The on-line registration forms will be available on the district’s website from February 5th, 2018 through February 12th, 2018.  Students will be contacted during the week of February 19th regarding their placement.


    SAT Information

    A free SAT will be offered in school for all Juniors on March 21. Please contact your child’s Guidance Counselor for more information.

    For a free, customized, SAT practice, please visit: www.satpractice.org

    East Lake Literary Magazine

    Check out East Lake’s online literary magazine at elhslitblog.wordpress.com

    Senior Information

    Click here

    State Math FSA-EOC Information

    For information on the Math FSA and EOC click here

    Florida Standard Assessment

    For information on the Florida Standard Assessment testing click here

    PCS Family Engagement Mobile APP

    In a continued effort to keep families engaged, the district Office of Strategic Partnerships has developed a Family Engagement Mobile App. The PCS Family Engagament Mobile App will provide parents access to extended classroom opportunities, family engagement tips and opportunities and parent "How To" videos. There will also be information about parent workshop schedules, parent peer support, and information that will support student Learning and School improvemnt. For more information click here 

    Facebook and Twitter Updates

    Now you can find all school updates on East Lake official Facebook and Twitter pages.

    East Lake High School Athletics Twitter page: Athletics@EastLakeEagle

    Athletics Hall of Fame on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELHSEaglesAthleticHallofFame/

    Address Verification Pinellas county

    Pinellas County Schools is implementing a new address-verification procedure. The process will ensure that all parents receive timely information about important topics, including emergencies, transportation, scheduling and school placements.


    The AVID application process has changed. The paper application is no longer accepted. Prospective applicants must complete the district application through www.pcsb.org/AVIDapp. In addition, that site has more information about AVID.


    Scholarship Information

    Scholarships for graduating seniors

    Encourage seniors to apply for Pinellas Education Foundation scholarships. The foundation provides more than 100 college and technical school scholarships to more than 250 high school seniors throughout Pinellas. Scholarships range in focus from the arts, to science and math, to sports. Some are designed for specific areas of study, such as nursing or engineering. Others reward academic performance and community service. Many are based on financial need. Scholarships may be one-time awards or renewable for students who continue to meet the scholarship qualifications throughout college. Please urge seniors to apply online at www.pinellaseducation.orgThe deadline for scholarship applications is 11:59 p.m., Jan. 19, 2018.


    Share college scholarship opportunity for students in grades 6-10

    The Pinellas Education Foundation is accepting applications for its Take Stock in Children Scholarship Program. Candidates

    ·        Must be eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (cafeteria letter required to apply).

    ·        Attend a Pinellas County public middle or high school.

    ·        Have good grades, behavior and attendance for the past 12 months.

    Families must meet USDA Federal Income Guidelines and submit an online application. The deadline is Jan. 26. Take Stock in Children scholars receive a mentor, college success coach and a tuition-only Florida Prepaid College Scholarship. For more details see the Take Stock in Children flier.




About ELHS

  • East Lake High School, one of 17 high schools in the Pinellas County school sysytem, is on of the most recently constructed high schools in Pinellas County. It is situated in a suburban-type community of north Pinellas County. East Lake High School currently serves more than 2,000 students from the communities of Tarpon Springs, East Lake, Palm Harbor, and Oldsmar.

    Built in 1986, the nine-building complex is located on the west side of East Lake Road, south of Keystone Road. Designed for flexibility, economy, and adaptability, the individual units, including the three two-story classroom buildings and an administrative building with the media center over it, are connected by covered walkways. The remaining five buildings are a 1,500-seat gymnasium, a theatre that accomodates 886 people, choral, band and keyboard rooms and support facility units including food services and mechanical backup. Seventy percent of all light comes from natural outside sources. East Lake is also unique in its building design to include a Child Care Center available to faculty and community.

    The Curriculum is designed to be broad and deep enough in scope to provide for a wide range of student interests and abilities. Offerings for the college-bound students include honors and Advanced Placement courses, dual enrollment with St. Petersburg College and executive internship training. Vocational programs available include business, drafting, and family and consumer science. On-the-job training is available through the Diversified Cooperative Training Programs. Special needs students are met through the High School Education Alternatives Program of classes and exceptional education (ESE) programs. Expanded offerings in art, drama, and music serve to meet special interests of students. The ever-expanding world of technology is becoming a cital part of all curriculum areas.

    Accepting Responsibility as future community leaders, many student groups continue their academic efforts by participationg in community service projects. Environmental and beautification projects have been a continual source of service to the campus and the community. Art students exhibited personal works at local community centers. The National Honor Society membership has grown to be the largest chapter in Pinellas County.

    East Lake High School is also fortunate to have community and business participation om ots collaboration for excellence. Members, students, parents and business/community partners comprise the School Advisory Council. Staff members at East Lake High School continues to work under the philosophy developed when the school opened, recognizing their responsibility to the students and to the community. Their commitment to a student-centered learning environment is evident in the successful efforts of teachers and counselors to increase student performance and make learning relevant. From developing a vocational/ career guidance program to the teaching of technology, the staff works to help students help students reach maximum potential. East Lake High continue to believe that parents, educators, students and the community shall and will shrare the respinsibility for learning.