Pinellas Park High School
Pinellas Park High School has a unique magnet program called Criminal Justice Academy. This program is for students pursuing law-related careers. Students are able to take classes and listen to speakers talk about law-related fields. This program is career oriented.
They also have various special education courses like ESOL (English as a second language) and GOALS, which is a drop-out prevention program.
In 2001 the school received a $500,000 federal grant to develop small learning communities including: Freshmen Forum (for all incoming Freshmen), Arts & Humanities Community, Environmental, Medical and Biological Community, Sophomore Seminar, and Business Design Technologies.
- Handicap Accessible: parking and ramp
- Founding Date: 1976
- Number of students: 959
- Public/Private: Public
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 136
- What makes this community special?: The school is dedicated to helping students achieve maximum potential by providing high quality instruction, which fosters creativity and develops cultural awareness.
- Grade levels: 9-12
- Boarding: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Language lab, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Advanced placement courses: AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination
- Extracurricular activities available: AWARE; Florida Public Service Association; Interact Club; S.A.D.D.; Special Olympics; Students Working Against Tobacco; Peer Mediation; BEACONS
- Student clubs: Academic Team; American Sign Language; Band; Future Educators of America; Ecology Club; Student Government; Future Business Leaders of America; Cooperative Education Clubs of Florida; Newspaper and others.
- Sports teams: Baseball, Basketball (boys/girls); Cheerleading; Cross Country (boys/girls); Football; Golf (boys/girls); Soccer (boys/girls); Softball; Track (boys/girls); Volleyball (girls); Flag Football (girls); Wrestling (boys/girls); Swimming; Diving