Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Education

The Times’ annual School Search guide: What you need to know for 2019-20

Is your child entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019? Or going into middle or high school? Are you just wanting to change schools? School Search, an annual project of the Tampa Bay Times, can be a helpful first step as you sort through your options. Below is a comprehensive look at choices for K-12 schools across the Tampa Bay Area.

 

After 20-plus years, School Search is bigger than ever. Here’s why.

Florida has created even more options for students making the jump to private schools

 

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

School district choice programs

Dates to remember

Charter schools

Private schools

Catholic schools

 

PINELLAS COUNTY

School district choice programs

Dates to remember

How to apply for a Pinellas school choice program

Charter schools

Private schools

Catholic schools

 

PASCO COUNTY

School district choice programs

Dates to remember

Charter schools

Private schools

 

HERNANDO COUNTY

Public, private and charter school programs

Dates to remember

 

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