Pinellas county schools: Magnet signup deadline is Friday

By Donna Winchester, Times Staff Writer
Published February 17, 2008

Pinellas parents interested in applying for a seat in a magnet, fundamental or high school career academy program for their child for the 2008-09 academic year may do so until midnight Friday.

What you need: Parents must have child's 10-digit student ID number to apply. Those with a child new to the system can get a student ID number by calling the district's call center at (727) 587-2020 or the student assignment office at (727) 588-6210.

Where to call: To apply for a special programs, call (727) 501-0871. The system will walk applicants through the process.

For more information: Go to www.pcsb.org/news/PCSNews_Story_2.html or the St. Petersburg Times' annual School Search edition online at pinellas.tampabay.com.