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Pinellas County magnet programs

Published Jan. 14, 2012

. Center for the Arts and International Studies

Students explore other cultures through music, theater, art and dance and participate in hands-on learning through violin instruction, daily Spanish courses and three visual arts studios. Students have a feeder assurance into John Hopkins Middle's magnet program.

Perkins Elementary

2205 18th Ave. S, St. Petersburg (727) 893-2659

. Center for the Arts, Journalism and Multimedia

Students can focus on one of nine areas: art, band, dance, drama, guitar, orchestra, piano, vocal music and world drumming; students contribute to a national award-winning school newspaper and explore print, television and Web-based media.

John Hopkins Middle

701 16th St. S, St. Petersburg (727) 893-2400

. Pinellas County Center for the Arts

Students focus on dance, musical theatre, technical production, instrumental music, theater performance, visual arts and vocal music; students are trained to pursue an arts profession.

Gibbs High

850 34th St. S, St. Petersburg (727) 893-5452, ext. 2030

. Leadership Conservatory for the Arts

Creates a discovery zone for developing musicians, dancers and artists; combines leadership skills, performing arts, academics and technology.

Tarpon Springs High

1411 Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs (727) 943-4900

. Center for the Advancement of the Sciences and Technology

Seeks to increase student achievement and interest in mathematics, science, technology and Spanish.

Bay Point Elementary

5800 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg (727) 552-1449

. Center for Mathematics and Engineering

Students integrate math, science, reading, writing and social studies into their assignments to complete engineering design challenges, projects and activities; students have a feeder assurance into Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle's magnet program.

Douglas L. Jamerson Jr. Elementary

1200 37th St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 552-1703

. Center for the Advancement of the Sciences and Technology

Focuses on math, science, technology and world languages.

Bay Point Middle

2151 62nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-1153

. Center for Advanced Technologies (CAT)

Prepares students for engineering, medicine, science, multimedia, communications and computer science careers; hands-on project with robotics, satellite communications and multimedia technologies.

Lakewood High

1400 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg (727)893-2926, ext. 2118

. Institute for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (ISTEM)

College prep courses that emphasize science, technology, engineering and mathematics; courses lead to industry certifications in the fields of cyber security, database programming and digital video/multimedia.

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Countryside High

3000 State Road 580, Clearwater (727) 725-7956

. Business Economics Technology Academy (BETA)

Focuses on business management and entrepreneurship, international business, information services and management, digital publishing and Web design.

Gibbs High

850 34th St. S, St. Petersburg (727) 893-5452, ext. 2033


. Centers for Wellness and Medical Professions

Prepares students for careers in the medical field and helps them to develop a commitment to personal wellness and preventing diseases.

Boca Ciega High

924 58th St. N, Gulfport (727) 893-2780, ext. 2124

Palm Harbor University High

1900 Omaha St., Palm Harbor (727) 669-1131

. First Responders: National Guard Center for Emergency Management

Students will develop skills used by those working as first responders; certification in first aid, CPR and homeland security, among others, can be earned; students are prepared for college, technical training, the military or to immediately begin working after graduation.

Pinellas Park High

6305 118th Ave. N, Pinellas Park (727) 538-7410, ext. 2120

Criminal justice

. Criminal Justice Academy

Students learn about police operations, court and corrections procedures, civil law and forensic science investigations.

Pinellas Park High

6305 118th Ave. N, Pinellas Park (727) 538-7410, ext. 2120


. Center for Journalism and Multimedia Studies

Students learn effective communication and use laptop computers and digital cameras; students have a feeder assurance into John Hopkins Middle's magnet program.

Melrose Elementary

1752 13th Ave. S, St. Petersburg (727) 893-2175


. Exploring Careers and Education in Leadership (ExCEL)

Students develop nontraditional ways of explaining a subject through music, movies and presentations.

Largo High

410 Missouri Ave., Largo (727) 588-3758


. Montessori Academy

Students explore through hands-on learning materials and understanding beyond the memorization of simple facts.

Gulfport Elementary

2014 52nd St. S, Gulfport (727) 893-2643


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