Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Key Pinellas school facts: registration, transportation, meal prices

Registering (

Step 1: Find your zoned school at 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


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.


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

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

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

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Storm routs Cleveland


    TAMPA — Alvin Ray Jackson intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown, and recovered two fumbles as the Storm routed Cleveland 57-27 Saturday night in its home regular-season finale at Amalie Arena.

  2. Miscue sends Rays to another stinging loss to Rangers (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays gave away DJ Kitty onesies Saturday night. Then they gave away the game.

    Rays centerfielder Mallex Smith misses a drive hit by Adrian Beltre with two outs in the sixth, allowing the tying runs to score. Beltre puts Texas ahead 4-3 when he scores after two wild pitches.
  3. Rowdies shut out Charleston


    ST. PETERSBURG — The Rowdies know a thing or two about stalemates, with five of their past 10 games ending in a draw.

    Rowdies in the first half during the game between Tampa Bay Rowdies and the Charleston Battery at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday, Jul 22, 2017.
  4. 13-year-old Janessa's father holds memorial service at Rogers Middle School


    RIVERVIEW — About 100 people sat in the tile-floored multipurpose room Saturday at Rodgers Middle School where Janessa Shannon once sat as a student.

    A mourner embraces Nahshon Shannon after the memorial service for Nahshon’s daughter, Janessa, Saturday at Rodgers Middle School in Riverview.
  5. Trump: Aircraft carrier a symbol of America's might (w/video)


    NORFOLK, Va. — With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message to the world" about America's military might when it is ultimately deployed.

    President Donald Trump commissions the USS Gerald R. Ford on Saturday in Norfolk, Va.