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Schools

Fundamental, magnet, career tracks and more

Pinellas families who seek opportunities besides their "close-to-home" school or their current school can apply to get into a special program.

By Times Staff Writer
Published February 3, 2008


Textbooks rest on a shelf, ready for eighth grade physical science class at Pinellas Park Middle School.
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Kindergarten teacher Melissa Ballard helps Jonny Samarsky drag a computer image of a drum on an interactive whiteboard at Plato Academy, a charter school in Clearwater.

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Kishaw Hillsman and her mother, Yvette Jackson, fill out a questionnaire at a community forum about student assignment. The deadline for applying for special programs is Feb. 22

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Pinellas families who seek opportunities besides their "close-to-home" school or their current school can apply to get into a special program. The application period for these is Feb. 11-22. For more information on individual schools, including school Web sites, go to www.pcsb.org and click on the "schools" heading. (All grades and stats below are from 2007.) 

HIGH SCHOOLS

Magnet programs

BOCA CIEGA HIGH

924 58th St. S

Gulfport, FL 33707

(727) 893-2780

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: D

Percent proficient in reading: 28

Percent proficient in math: 58

Center for Wellness and Medical Professions: Students interested in careers in the medical field have the chance to intern with medical professionals and receive instruction from medically trained teachers. The program serves students who live south of Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard and offers the district's only athletic trainer program.

ID No.: 43101

Discovery night: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

GIBBS HIGH

850 34th St. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33711

(727) 893-5452

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: D

Percent proficient in reading: 34

Percent proficient in math: 53

Business, Economic Technology Academy: A blend of business and technology skills with academic coursework. Electives include business management, finance, administration, Cisco networking, Oracle, PC support, Web services and digital design. Students work closely with specially trained teachers and community partners who provide career consultation, job shadowing and internships.

ID No.: 153101

Discovery night: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday

Pinellas County Center for the Arts (PCCA): Trains talented students who are interested in pursuing a career in the fine and performing arts. Students audition to major in dance, instrumental music, vocal music, performance theater, musical theater, technical theater or visual arts. The class of 2007 received more than $2-million in scholarships.

ID No.: 153102 for dance; 153103, instrumental music; 153104, vocal music; 153105, performance theater; 153106, musical theater; 153107, technical theater; 153108, visual arts

Discovery night: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday

LAKEWOOD HIGH

1400 54th Ave. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-2916

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: D

Percent proficient in reading: 43

Percent proficient in math: 60

Center for Advanced Technologies (CAT): Emphasis on advanced mathematics and science, computer applications and programming, multimedia and television production, and scientific research in state-of-the-art facilities. The academic, robotics and multimedia production teams have won awards at state and national levels.

ID No.: 203101

Discovery night: 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 20

LARGO HIGH

410 Missouri Ave.

Largo, FL 33770

(727) 588-3758

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:50 p.m.

Schoolwide grade (2007): C

Percent proficient in reading: 38

Percent proficient in math: 63

21st Century Learning Center and Teaching Arts Academy: Provides students an opportunity to shadow professionals, including surgeons, lawyers, engineers and veterinarians. Students work in teams on interdisciplinary projects that include the use of videotaping, Web page development and PowerPoint presentations, and are required to complete a senior project.

ID No.: 208101

Discovery night: 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 14

PALM HARBOR UNIVERSITY HIGH

1900 Omaha St.

Palm Harbor, FL 34683

(727) 669-1131

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: B

Percent proficient in reading: 71

Percent proficient in math: 89

Center for Wellness and Medical Professions: Students interested in careers in the medical field get a background in medical technology and pathophysiology and firsthand experiencein their chosen field. The program serves students who live north of Ulmerton Road and hosts a chapter of the Health Occupations Students of America.

ID No.: 468101

Discovery night: 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13

International Baccalaureate program (IB): Provides highly motivated students who live north of Ulmerton Road the opportunity to pursue a rigorous university preparatory curriculum. The IB diploma is awarded to students who complete the program's coursework and pass a special exam. They also must present an extended essay reflecting independent research and analysis. In 2006-07, Palm Harbor's program had 13 National Merit Commended Scholars and 11 National Merit semifinalists and finalists.

ID No.: 468102

Discovery night: 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13

PINELLAS PARK HIGH

6305 118th Ave. N

Largo, FL 33773

(727) 538-7410

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 30

Percent proficient in math: 57

Criminal Justice Academy: Emphasis on all areas of law education and forensics combined with general academics. The academy features two mock courtrooms, a biology and forensics lab, a crime scene lab and a firearms training simulator. The mock trial team excels at state and national levels. Its Florida Law Honor Society has been adopted by the state for use by other law programs.

ID No.: 342101

Discovery night: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday

ST. PETERSBURG HIGH

2501 Fifth Ave. N

St. Petersburg, FL 33713

(727) 893-1842

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 54

Percent proficient in math: 70

International Baccalaureate program (IB): The first IB program in the state, it provides highly motivated students who live south of Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard the opportunity to pursue a rigorous university preparatory curriculum. The IB diploma is awarded to students who complete the program's coursework and pass a special exam. They also must present an extended essay reflecting independent research and analysis.

ID No.: 378101

Discovery night: 7-8:30 p.m. Monday

TARPON SPRINGS HIGH

1411 S Gulf Road

Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

(727) 943-4900

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 48

Percent proficient in math: 68

Leadership Conservatory for the Arts: Beginning this fall, the program allows students to develop leadership skills, receive advanced instruction in the performing arts, learn effective use of technology and undertake challenging academics whether their postgraduation interest is college, technical school or the workforce.

ID No.: 452103, leadership through instrumental music; 452104, leadership through vocal music

Discovery night: 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday

Fundamental program

OSCEOLA HIGH SCHOOL

9751 98th St. N

Seminole, FL 33777

(727) 547-7717

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:50 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 41

Percent proficient in math: 74

Phased in in the 2006-07 school year, the program will accept incoming freshmen, sophomores and juniors for 2008-09. Osceola is Pinellas' only high school fundamental program. The district describes it as "a quiet, well-disciplined and structured learning environment" where rules "are strictly enforced." Guidelines include a dress code that exceeds the regular code and required parent attendance at conferences and monthly meetings. Arterial bus transportation is provided.

ID No.: 303101

Discovery night: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 11

Career academies

CLEARWATER HIGH

540 S Hercules Ave.

Clearwater, FL 33764

(727) 298-1620

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: B

Percent proficient in reading: 38

Percent proficient in math: 69

Career Academy for International Culture and Commerce: Exposure to international business with an emphasis on international studies and multicultural diversity. Students work with local business leaders, who offer internships. Specialized courses focus on expertise in world languages.

ID No.: 71101

Discovery night: 7-8 p.m. Feb. 19

DIXIE HOLLINS HIGH

4940 62nd St. N

St. Petersburg, FL 33709

(727) 547-7876

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:50 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: D

Percent proficient in reading: 22

Percent proficient in math: 52

Graphic Arts Academy: Courses in printing, graphic design, commercial art and digital design prepare students for careers in the graphics industry. The program offers internships, job shadowing, apprenticeships and the chance to work with business partners.

ID No.: 103101, graphic design; 103102, printing and graphics

Discovery night: 7-8 p.m. Thursday

DUNEDIN HIGH

1651 Pinehurst Road

Dunedin, FL 34698

(727) 469-4100

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 43

Percent proficient in math: 67

Academy of Architectural Design and Building Technologies: Architecture students learn to use the industrial drafting tools and instruments of the architect. Architectural design students learn computer-assisted drawing. The residential wiring program trains students in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of residential electrical systems. The building construction class gives students hands-on experiences with masonry, plumbing, carpentry and electrical operations.

ID No.: 108101 for architectural drafting; 108102, electrical wiring/technology; 108103, building construction technology

Discovery night: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 20

EAST LAKE HIGH

1300 Silver Eagle Drive

Tarpon Springs, FL 34688

(727) 942-5419

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 55

Percent proficient in math: 80

Academy of Engineering: Focus on science, technology, engineering, math and robotics. A four-year curriculum provided by Project Lead the Way through the Rochester Institute of Technology offers an introduction to engineering, computer integrated manufacturing, digital electronics, principles of engineering, civil architecture, and engineering design and development. Students can qualify for college credit.

ID No.: 618101

Discovery night: 7-8:30 p.m. Monday

LAKEWOOD HIGH

1400 54th Ave. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-2916

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:35 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: D

Percent proficient in reading: 43

Percent proficient in math: 60

Academy for Environmental Technology and Marine Science: Emphasis on environmental sciences, ecology, marine biology and water resource conservation. Program makes use of a 5-acre outdoor classroom that includes a natural spring-fed pond.

ID No.: 203102

Discovery night: 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 20

NORTHEAST HIGH

5500 16th St. N

St. Petersburg, FL 33703

(727) 570-3138

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:50 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: D

Percent proficient in reading: 30

Percent proficient in math: 58

Automotive Academy: Students are introduced to careers in the automotive industry such as automotive service technician, automotive sales representative, dealership manager and insurance adjuster. Advanced education includes cooperative education experiences and on-the-job training.

ID No.: 264101, automotive technology; 264102, automotive collision repair and refinishing

Discovery night: 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 21

Academy of Finance: A college preparatory program with coursework in computers, economics, finance, accounting, banking and financial planning. Students take specialized courses each semester and dual- enrollment courses during their senior year. They participate in job shadowing and paid internships and gain real-world experience working in an on-campus credit union.

ID No.: 264103

Discovery night: 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 21

Academy of Information Tech-nology: A broad-based program designed to provide the computer skills needed in today's workplace. The curriculum focuses on six areas: technical support, networking, databases, programming, Web design and multimedia. In its third year, the program incorporates hands-on labs, field trips, integration of academic courses, job shadowing and a paid internship.

ID No.: 264104

Discovery night: 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 21

TARPON SPRINGS HIGH

1411 Gulf Road

Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

(727) 943-4900

Hours: 7:05 a.m.-1:50 p.m.

School grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 48

Percent proficient in math: 68

Jacobson Culinary Arts Academy: Students gain restaurant and food service skills through academic and workplace experiences that prepare them for careers in the restaurant and food service industry.

ID No.: 452102

Discovery night: 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday

Veterinary Science Academy: Provides preparation for careers including veterinarian, veterinary surgical assistant and veterinarian assistant. Seniors may continue their studies at St. Petersburg College through online instruction. Students will receive dual-enrollment credit from SPC after graduating from the academy and enrolling in the college's veterinary technology program.

ID No.: 452101

Discovery night: 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Magnet programs

BAY POINT MIDDLE

2151 62nd Ave. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33712

(727) 893-1153

Hours: 9:45 a.m.-4:05 p.m.

Schoolwide grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 63

Percent proficient in math: 63

Center for Advancement of the Sciences and Technology: Emphasis on math, science, technology and world language (Spanish and German). Qualified gifted students are enrolled in Mathematics Education for Gifted Secondary School Students (MEGSSS) in grades 6-8. Qualified gifted students in grades 7-8 are enrolled in Integrated Mathematics and Science with Technology (IMAST).

ID No.: 17101

Discovery night: 6-7:30 p.m. Monday

JOHN HOPKINS MIDDLE

701 16th St. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-2400

Hours: 9:45 a.m.-4:05 p.m.

School grade: B

Percent proficient in reading: 56

Percent proficient in math: 48

Center for the Arts and Communication Studies: Opportunities for students in three strands: fine and performing arts, literary arts and global studies. Facilities include a professional quality theater, an arts complex for the visual and performing arts, labs for advanced studies in science, computers and multimedia technology, a newsroom for journalism students and a fully equipped TV studio.

ID No.: 406108 for literary arts; 406109, global studies; 406101, art; 406102, dance; 406103, instrumental music; 406104, piano; 406105, theater; 406106, vocal music; 406107, orchestra

Discovery night: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Fundamental programs

COACHMAN FUNDAMENTAL

2235 NE Coachman Road

Clearwater, FL 33765

(727) 669-1190

Hours: 8:40 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 87

Percent proficient in math: 84

ID No.: 73101

Discovery night: 7-8 p.m. Feb. 14

SOUTHSIDE FUNDAMENTAL

1701 10th St. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-2742

Hours: 7:45 a.m.-2:05 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 76

Percent proficient in math: 81

ID No.: 423101

Discovery night: 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 11

THURGOOD MARSHALL FUNDAMENTAL

3901 22nd Ave. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33711

(727) 552-1737

Hours: 9:45 a.m.-4:05 p.m.

School grade: B

Percent proficient in reading: 55

Percent proficient in math: 48

ID No.: 463101

Discovery night: 6-7 p.m. Feb. 12

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Magnet programs

BAY POINT ELEMENTARY

5800 22nd St. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33712

(727) 552-1449

Hours: 8:40 a.m.-2:40 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 73

Percent proficient in math: 67

Center for Advancement of the Sciences and Technology:Emphasis on math, science, Spanish, technology and hands-on experience. School built in 2001. Features include science and computer labs, daily Spanish instruction in all grades and TV production studio.

ID No.: 16101

Discovery night: 6-7 p.m. Feb. 13

MELROSE ELEMENTARY

1752 13th Ave. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33712

(727) 893-2175

Hours: 8:40 a.m.-2:40 p.m.

School grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 55

Percent proficient in math: 51

Center for Communication and Mass Media: Students in all grades learn to be news reporters, photographers, editors and better communicators. Taught by journalists in residence, they produce a newspaper in a real newsroom setting with laptops and digital cameras.

ID No.: 237101

Discovery night: 5-7 p.m. Thursday

PERKINS ELEMENTARY

2205 18th Ave. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33712

(727) 893-2117

Hours: 8:40 a.m.-2:40 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 77

Percent proficient in math: 71

Center for the Arts and International Studies: After early-grades instruction in music, art, dance, theater, keyboard, violin and band, fourth- and fifth-graders choose an arts focus. Campus includes a 250-seat theater. Daily Spanish instruction. Older students get their own laptops.

ID No.: 147101

Discovery night: 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 11

RIDGECREST ELEMENTARY

1901 119th St. N

Largo, FL 33778

(727) 588-3580

Hours: 7:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 87

Percent proficient in math: 83

Center for Gifted Studies: First- through fifth-graders who qualify as gifted learn "at an accelerated pace in an intellectually challenging environment." Spanish inclusion program in all classes. School has magnet and nonmagnet students. Regular tours.

ID No.: 351101

Discovery night: 6-7 p.m. Tuesday

JAMES B. SANDERLIN ELEMENTARY

2350 22nd Ave. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33712

(727) 552-1700

Hours: 8:40 a.m.-2:40 p.m.

School grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 52

Percent proficient in math: 53

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme World School: The program "focuses on the development of the whole child." A hands-on liberal arts curriculum encourages students to ask questions, be creative, think critically and solve problems.

ID No.: 376101

Discovery night: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday

DOUGLAS L. JAMERSON JR. ELEMENTARY

1200 37th St. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33711

(727) 552-1703

Hours: 8:50 a.m.-2:50 p.m.

School grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 59

Proficient in math: 52

Center for Mathematics and Engineering: Math and engineering are emphasized in all grades, and engineering concepts are used to teach all subjects. All teachers are National Board Certified or have agreed to seek certification. School has partnership with USF College of Engineering.

ID No.: 182101

Discovery night: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Area magnets

CAMPBELL PARK ELEMENTARY

1051 Seventh Ave. S.

St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-2650

Hours: 8:40 a.m.-2:40 p.m.

School grade: B

Percent proficient in reading: 60

Percent proficient in math: 64

Marine Science Center: A marine science theme is part of the daily curriculum, using touch tanks, hands-on learning, study trips and guest speakers. The school, rebuilt in 2003, has aquariums in every classroom and a marine science lab. Spanish is taught daily.

ID No.: 48101

Discovery night: 6-7 p.m. Feb. 21

GULFPORT ELEMENTARY

2014 52nd St. S

Gulfport, FL 33707

(727) 893-2643

Hours: 8:40 a.m.-2:40 p.m.

School grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 51

Percent proficient in math: 47

Montessori Academy: Rebuilt in 2003, the school offers traditional education and a separate Montessori Academy. Montessori's premise is that young children can benefit more from self-directed learning than traditional methods. Students are in "multiage classrooms with individualized, student-led instruction in prepared environments."

ID No.: 169101

Discovery night: 6-7 p.m. Feb. 12

LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARY

4151 Sixth St. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-2196

Hours: 8:50 a.m.-2:50 p.m.

School grade: B

Percent proficient in reading: 52

Percent proficient in math: 49

Center for Medical Science and Wellness: The theme of medical science wellness runs through a curriculum that incorporates topics including anatomy and physiology, the history of medicine, personal health, emotional wellness and environmental stewardship. Other school features: a fitness trail, a climbing wall and a strings program.

ID No.: 202101

Discovery night: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday

MAXIMO ELEMENTARY

4850 31st St. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33712

(727) 893-2191

Hours: 8:50 a.m.-2:50 p.m.

School grade: C

Percent proficient in reading: 51

Percent proficient in math: 51

MicroSociety and Visual Arts: The school's MicroSociety theme aims to put learning in a real-world context. Students study traditional academic subjects in the morning, then apply them "on the job" during the afternoon, learning to run businesses, apply technology, develop government and social agencies and create cultural and arts organizations.

ID No.: 228101

Discovery night: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 20

Fundamental programs

BAY VISTA FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTARY

5900 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-2335

Hours: 8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 85

Percent proficient in math: 88

ID No.: 23101

Discovery night: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday

LAKEVIEW FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTARY

2229 25th St. S

St. Petersburg, FL 33712

(727) 893-2139

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 86

Percent proficient in math: 80

ID No.: 196101

Discovery night: 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 20

PASADENA FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTARY

95 72nd St. N

St. Petersburg, FL 33710

(727) 893-2646

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 83

Percent proficient in math: 80

ID No.: 328101

Discovery night: 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 19

CURTIS FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTARY

1210 Holt Ave.

Clearwater, FL 33755

(727) 469-5996

Hours: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 90

Percent proficient in math: 87

ID No.: 313101

Discovery night: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday

TARPON SPRINGS FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTARY

400 E Harrison St.

Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

(727) 943-5508

Hours: 8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 98

Percent proficient in math: 92

ID No.: 466101

Discovery night: 6-7 p.m. Monday

Charter schools

ACADAMIE DA VINCI

1380 Pinehurst Road

Dunedin, FL 34698

(727) 298-2778

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 96

Percent proficient in math: 95

Program description: For children in grades K-5. Arts are integrated into the academic curriculum in a variety of ways, and every student takes part in music, dance, drama and visual arts classes. All students also participate in student shows twice a year.

ATHENIAN ACADEMY

2817 St. Mark Drive

Dunedin, FL 34698

(727) 298-2718

Hours: 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

School grade: not available

Percent proficient in reading: 78

Percent proficient in math: 78

Program description: For children in grades K-6. Students learn Greek and Spanish through the immersion method. During some periods, math classes are taught only in one of the two foreign languages. At other times, math is taught in English. Other subjects are taught in English, often using hands-on activities.

PINELLAS PREPARATORY ACADEMY

2300 S Belcher Road

Largo, FL 33771

(727) 536-3600

Hours: 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 70

Percent proficient in math: 70

Program description: For students in grades 4-8. Curriculum includes language arts, math, science, social studies, music, art, Spanish and advanced math. Teaching focuses on creativity, interdisciplinary approaches to learning, and fostering of each student's talents.

PLATO ACADEMY

401 S Old Coachman Road

Clearwater, FL 33765

(727) 793-2400

Hours: 8:40 a.m.-3:10 p.m.

School grade: not available

Percent proficient in reading: 90

Percent proficient in math: 90

Program description: For students in grades K-6. The focus is on reading, math and Greek as a second language. Other subjects include science, the humanities, music, drama and art. Teachers use the Socratic method, emphasizing discussion and dialogue.

ST. PETERSBURG COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL

6605 Fifth Ave. N

St. Petersburg, FL 33710

(727) 341-4610

Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

School grade: A

Percent proficient in reading: 86

Percent proficient in math: not available

Program description: For serious students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Each student follows an individualized program that melds high school and college-level coursework. Some students graduate having completed college-level work; others graduate with an associate's degree in addition to their high school diploma.

LIFE SKILLS CENTER

4901 Central Ave.

St. Petersburg, FL 33710

(727) 322-1758

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

School grade: not available

Percent proficient in reading: not available

Percent proficient in math: not available

Program description: For students having difficulties with traditional high schools. Curriculum combines academics, life skills preparation and workplace training. Students attend a four-hour session each day, five days per week, plus five hours of "learning opportunities" in volunteering, counseling and other areas.

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