Friday, June 22, 2018
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School search: How families fared with their first selections last year

HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS2012 -13 APPLIED *

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Academy for Aquatic Management Systems and Environmental Technology at Lakewood High35332
Academy of Architectural Design and Building Technologies at Dunedin High28271
Academy of Engineering at East Lake High1511355
Academy of Finance at Northeast High47402
Academy of Information Technology at Northeast High63409
Automotive Academy at Northeast High452510
Boca Ciega Fundamental School-Within-a-School Program84822
Business Economics Technology Academy at Gibbs High4744
Cambridge Program — Advanced International Certificate of Education at Dixie Hollins High School60442
Cambridge Program — Advanced International Certificate of Education at Clearwater High School40313
Cambridge Program — Advanced International Certificate of Education Tarpon Springs at High School2622
Career Academy for International Culture and Commerce at Clearwater High100971
Center for Advanced Technologies (CAT) at Lakewood High126875
Center for Computer Technologies at Countryside High School39372
Center for Construction Technologies St. Petersburg High School41292
Center for Culinary Arts at Dixie Hollins High School18131
Center for Culinary Arts at Northeast High School50373
Center for Design in Business at Largo High School74
Center for Education and Leadership at Seminole High School1109112
Center for Wellness and Medical Professions at Boca Ciega High2131436
Center for Wellness and Medical Professions at Palm Harbor University High341173145
Criminal Justice Academy at Pinellas Park High19612311
Dunedin High School Fundamental School-Within-a-School Program73694
Exploring Careers and Education in Leadership (ExCEL) at Largo High1321076
First Responders: National Guard Center for Emergency Management at Pinellas Park High8358
Graphics Arts Academy at Dixie Hollins High57501
Honors Option Leading to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program at Largo High62472
Institute for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Countryside High School83581
International Baccalaureate (IB) at Palm Harbor University High22817816
International Baccalaureate (IB) at St. Petersburg High28315016
Jacobson Culinary Arts Academy at Tarpon Springs High55532
Leadership Conservatory for the Arts at Tarpon Springs High54476
Osceola Fundamental High674493179
Pinellas County Center for the Arts (PCCA) at Gibbs High125858
Veterinary Science Academy at Tarpon Springs High72563
Total3,8482,808468


* First-choice applications only

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