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Key Pinellas school facts: registration, transportation, meal prices

Registering (pcsb.org)

Step 1: Find your zoned school at pcsb.org or call Student Assignment at (727) 588-6210.

Step 2: Reserve a seat using the online Student Reservation System (SRS).

Step 3: Deliver the required documents (birth certificate, proof of residency, etc.) to the assigned school.

New students (grades kindergarten, sixth or ninth) will be assigned to their zoned schools. All other new students will be assigned to their zoned schools on a space-available basis. A zoned school is the school that has been designated for each student based on such factors as proximity, program capacity and feeder patterns from one school level to another.

• Pinellas is the seventh-largest school district in Florida and the 24th-largest in the nation

• Projected enrollment for 2011-2012 school year: 101,000

Transportation

About 45,000 yellow postcards with bus stop information were being mailed last week to parents of eligible students for school bus transportation. The child's bus stop location, along with pickup and drop-off times, are listed on the card. Parents who do not get a postcard, need additional information or have questions should contact the district transportation call center at (727) 587-2020.

The transportation call center's hours are currently 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. After Aug. 15, the hours will be 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• More than 12 million miles per year are covered transporting students.

• The district's vehicles use about 1.8 million gallons of diesel.

Breakfast/lunch

No changes in prices.

Lunch: elementary students, $1.75; middle/high school students, $2; adults, $2.75. All reduced-price lunches are 40 cents.

Breakfast: elementary, $1; middle/high, $1.25; adult, $1.75. All reduced-price breakfasts are 30 cents.

New online payment system: Funds can be placed in a student's account online at www.schoolpaymentsolutions.com.

For the 2010-2011 school year:

• Breakfasts served daily: 17,451

• Lunches served daily: 53,904

• After-school snacks served daily: 2,474

For information about bell times, school supply lists, student assignment, locating your zoned school and the student reservation system, go to Quick Links at pcsb.org.

Key Pinellas school facts: registration, transportation, meal prices 07/30/11 [Last modified: Saturday, July 30, 2011 4:30am]
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