East Lake High School

East Lake High School

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School Information

  • 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

News

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    Guidance Department News

    Shadow Day Appointments can be scheduled through the Guidance Department.  Please contact Ms. Novak at novakg@pcsb.org for more information.

    Choice Program events start Nov. 1

    The application period for District Application Programs for next school year is Jan. 10-19, 2018.

    Congratulations!

    Mrs. Wiseman is the East Lake High School teacher of the year and a top 10 finalist for the Pinellas County Teacher of the Year!

    Mrs. Wiseman!!

     

    The 10 finalists in the 2017-18 Outstanding Educator of the Year recognition program have been named.

    The Outstanding Educator of the Year finalists are:

    • Jessica Black, a fourth-grade teacher at Bear Creek Elementary School
    • Jessie Boyce, a mathematics teacher at Tyrone Middle School
    • Jennifer Denmon, language arts at Boca Ciega High School
    • Sarah Deturk, a social studies teacher at East Lake Middle School Academy
    • Jenni Herman, a second-grade teacher at Pinellas Central Elementary School
    • Ann McNicol, a science teacher at Countryside High School
    • Jason Obara, a music teacher at Carwise Middle School
    • Katie Swango, a mathematics teacher at Bay Point Middle School
    • Jeanne Wellings, a gifted teacher at Ridgecrest Elementary School
    • Heather Wiseman, a language arts teacher at East Lake High School

    A panel of judges determined the 10 finalists based on multiple criteria. The finalists will undergo an interview process and a second round of scoring by a different panel of judges, who will select the final winner.
     

    The 10 finalists will participate on a float in the annual Snowfest Parade in St. Petersburg on December 2, 2017. All of the nominees and finalists will be honored, and the 2017-18 Outstanding Educator of the Year will be announced, at the annual Evening of Excellence, which is presented by the Pinellas Education Foundation. The evening is  sponsored by Ditek, Humana and the Tampa Bay Rays, and will be held at The Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

    EAST LAKE HIGH SCHOOL IS PROUD TO BE AN 'A' SCHOOL

    US News and World Report ranks East Lake High School Best in Pinellas

    "East Lake High was ranked the best high school in Pinellas...." ~Colleen Wright

    Please see the full article on the Tampa Bay Times Gradebook.

    http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/us-news-and-world-report-ranks-tampa-bay-high-schools/2321546

     

     SAT Information

    Free testing for all Juniors. Click here

    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

    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.

    AVID

    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.

     

     

     

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.

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