We offer families a wealth of choices suited to student’s individual interests,
talents and abilities. Choices range from neighborhood schools and choice
programs focused on themed curriculum, such as the performing arts and STEM to fundamental
schools and career focused high school programs. Our school district also offers
a wide array of extracurricular programs from nationally recognized athletics and band programs to foreign language clubs and STEM academies.
seventh largest district in the state, one of our strengths is the diversity of
our nearly 122,000 prekindergarten through adult education students. We have
nearly 150 schools including K-12, adult education centers and our own virtual
school. Many of these schools feature at least one of our 70 choice programs.
your child is entering kindergarten or your family is new to our school district,
thank you for making Pinellas County Schools your first choice for your child’s
If you have questions about the registration process, contact Student Assignment at (727) 588-6210.
To register for kindergarten, children must:
Please contact your zoned school for a complete listing of the school's kindergarten open houses and events.
For more information about kindergarten registration, download this kindergarten flier
or watch this preparing for kindergarten video
New Student Registration Process
IMPORTANT - Any new student in kindergarten, sixth or ninth grade who enrolls in Pinellas County Schools will be assigned to a zoned school. All other new students will be assigned to their zoned school on a space-available basis.
STEP 1: Find Your Zoned School
Parents will first need to find their child’s zoned school by using the Zoned School Locator
or calling Student Assignment, (727) 588-6210.
STEP 2: Reserve a Seat
To reserve a seat at a zoned school, use the online Student Reservation System (SRS)
located on the district website, www.pcsb.org
. You can use any computer, including a school computer, to reserve a seat. To use the Student Reservation System, you will need a PCS Portal User ID and password. To get a new PCS Portal User ID and password, visit any school. Make sure to bring a valid ID (Driver's License, State ID card, Passport/Visa, Military ID or Green Card). If you already have a User ID and password for another child, you do not have to obtain new ones.
STEP 3: Register
The final step is to visit the assigned school and deliver the Required Documents
: Birth certificate or other proof of identity/age, two documents proving residency, Florida Certificate of Immunization, physical examination certificate, child’s most recent report card (for students in grades 1-12), Individual Education Plan (if your child participates in exceptional student education) and Social Security number (optional).