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Principal swaps in Pinellas schools

Pinellas County schools superintendent Julie Janssen announced in June that a number of schools would swap principals. Some welcomed the changes, some didn't. Here's a look at the trades.

Michael Bohnet

Survey says: 66.2% of staff gave Dixie Hollins administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Dixie Hollins High, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 1,781 (56 percent on free/reduced lunch; 34 percent minority)

Grade: D

New team

Osceola Fundamental High, Seminole

Students: enrollment 1,624 (free/reduced lunch: 21 percent; minority: 16 percent)

Grade: C

Dan Evans

Survey says: 50% of staff gave Osceola administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Osceola Fundamental High, Seminole

Students: enrollment 1,624 (21 percent on free/reduced lunch; 16 percent minority)

Grade: C

New team

Dixie Hollins High, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 1,781 (free/reduced lunch: 56 percent; minority: 34 percent)

Grade: D

Kevin Hendrick

Survey says: 79.1% of staff gave Northeast High administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Northeast High, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 2,010 (45 percent on free/reduced lunch; 16 percent minority)

Grade: C

New team

Boca Ciega High, Gulfport

Students: enrollment 1,689 (free/reduced lunch: 58 percent; minority: 58 percent)

Grade: D

Paula Nelson

Survey says: 66.9% of staff gave Boca Ciega administration a C or lower in May 2009.

Former team

Boca Ciega High, Gulfport

Students: enrollment 1,689 (58 percent on free/reduced lunch; 58 percent minority)

Grade: D

New team

Northeast High, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 2,010 (free/reduced lunch: 45 percent; minority: 16 percent)

Grade: C

Gaye Lively

Survey says: 86.2% of staff gave Bay Point administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Bay Point Elementary, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 669 (49 percent on free/reduced lunch; 58 percent minority)

Grade: A

New team

Anona Elementary, Largo

Students: enrollment 437 (free/reduced lunch: 40 percent; minority: 23 percent)

Grade: A

Barry Brown

Survey says: 75.2% of staff gave St. Petersburg High administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

St. Petersburg High (assistant principal)

Students: enrollment 2,225 (33 percent on free/reduced lunch; 37 percent minority)

Grade: C

New team

John Hopkins Middle, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 1,220 (free/reduced lunch: 71 percent; minority: 70 percent)

Grade: B

Seymour Brown

Survey says: 71.1% of staff gave Maximo administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Maximo Elementary, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 713 (85 percent on free/reduced lunch; 92 percent minority)

Grade: B

New team

Plumb Elementary, Clearwater

Students: enrollment 831 (free/reduced lunch: 39 percent; minority: 22 percent)

Grade: A

Lisa Bultmann

Survey says: 85.7% of staff gave Plumb administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Plumb Elementary, Clearwater

Students: enrollment 831 (39 percent on free/reduced lunch; 22 percent minority)

Grade: A

New team

Bauder Elementary, Seminole

Students: enrollment 777 (free/reduced lunch: 25 percent; minority: 10 percent)

Grade: A

Cooper Dawson

Survey says: 96.4% of staff gave 74th Street administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

74th Street Elementary, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 394 (84 percent on free/reduced lunch; 31 percent minority)

Grade: C

New team

Fairmount Park Elementary, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 567 (free/reduced lunch: 60 percent; minority: 94 percent)

Grade: C

Sharon Wilson

Survey says: 72.9% of staff gave Fairmount Park administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Fairmount Park Elementary,

St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 567 (60 percent on free/reduced lunch; 94 percent minority)

Grade: C

New team

Maximo Elementary, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 713 (free/reduced lunch: 85 percent; minority: 92 percent)

Grade: B

Delores Milton

Survey says: 66.7% of staff gave Sandy Lane administration a C or lower in May 2009.

Former team

Sandy Lane Elementary, Clearwater

Students: enrollment 562 (94 percent on free/reduced lunch; 80 percent minority)

Grade: C

New team

Bay Point Elementary, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 669 (free/reduced lunch: 49 percent; minority: 58 percent)

Grade: A

Alicia Urbano

Survey says: 67.2% of staff gave Pinellas Park administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Pinellas Park Elementary

Students: enrollment 657 (82 percent on free/reduced lunch; 46 percent minority)

Grade: C

New team

Walsingham Elementary, Largo

Students: enrollment 576 (free/reduced lunch: 67 percent; minority: 41 percent)

Grade: A

Bob Vicari

Survey says: 91.3% of staff gave Osceola administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Osceola Middle, Seminole

Students: enrollment 1,231 (54 percent on free/reduced lunch; 23 percent minority)

Grade: A

New team

Lakewood High, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 1,486 (free/reduced lunch: 44 percent; minority: 69 percent)

Grade: D

Antelia Campbell

Survey says: 62.6% of staff gave Gibbs High administration a C or lower in May 2009, while Campbell was principal there.

Former team

Largo Middle

Students: enrollment 1,059 (67 percent on free/reduced lunch; 42 percent minority)

Grade: B

New team

Dunedin High (assistant principal)

Students: enrollment 1,258 (free/reduced lunch: 39 percent; minority: 30 percent)

Grade: D

Claud Effiom

Survey says: 81.9% of staff gave Kennedy Middle administration an A or B in May 2009, while Effiom was principal there.

Former team

John Hopkins Middle, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 1,220 (71 percent on free/reduced lunch; 70 percent minority)

Grade: B

New team

Meadowlawn Middle, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 1,175 (free/reduced lunch: 60 percent; minority: 32 percent)

Grade: B

Bonnie Cangelosi*

Survey says: 83.4% of staff gave Seminole administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Seminole Elementary, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 639 (58 percent on free/reduced lunch; 20 percent minority)

Grade: A

New team

Shore Acres Elementary, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 715 (free/reduced lunch: 54 percent; minority: 25 percent)

Grade: A

Randy Devries*

Survey says: 94.6% of staff gave Cypress Woods administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Cypress Woods Elementary, Palm Harbor

Students: enrollment 684 (16 percent on free/reduced lunch; 14 percent minority)

Grade: A

New team

Seminole Elementary, St. Petersburg

Students: enrollment 639 (free/reduced lunch: 58 percent; minority: 20 percent)

Grade: A

Alisa Gatlin*

Former team

Forest Lakes Elementary, Oldsmar (assistant principal)

Students: enrollment 676 (31 percent on free/reduced lunch; 30 percent minority)

Grade: A

New team

Largo Middle

Students: enrollment 1,059 (free/reduced lunch: 67 percent; minority: 42 percent)

Grade: B

Darren Hammond

Survey says: 71.1% of staff gave Meadowlawn administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Meadowlawn Middle, St. Petersburg (assistant principal)

Students: enrollment 1,175 (60.44 percent on free/reduced lunch; 32 percent minority)

Grade: B

New team

Pinellas Secondary Middle, Pinellas Park

Students: enrollment 128 (free/reduced lunch: 84 percent; minority: 61.7 percent)

Grade: N/A

Christen Tonry*

Survey says: 72% of staff gave Palm Harbor University administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Palm Harbor University High

Students: enrollment 2,394 (14 percent on free/reduced lunch; 18 percent minority)

Grade: B

New team

Palm Harbor University High (promoted from assistant principal to principal)

Susan Arsenault

Survey says: 91.3% of staff gave Osceola administration an A or B in May 2009.

Former team

Osceola Middle, Seminole

Students: enrollment 1,231 (54 percent on free/reduced lunch; 23 percent minority)

Grade: A

New team

Osceola Middle (promoted from assistant principal to principal)

* Pending School Board approval.

Note: Survey results are from Pinellas County 2008-09 School Climate Survey, the most recent data available. Grades are from 2008-09, the most recent data available. Grades for the 2009-10 school year have not yet been released.

Information compiled by Rebecca Catalanello, Times staff writer.

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