Resource: Ridgecrest Elementary (Largo, FL)
Website: Ridgecrest Elementary (Largo, FL)
URL: http://it.pinellas.k12.fl.us/schools/ridgecrest-es/cengif.html
Description: Ridgecrest is a regular elementary with a zoned population while also being home to a full-time gifted program called The Center for Gifted Studies, a magnet program serving gifted students. Students come from all over Pinellas County for this program - from the Skyway area to Tarpon Springs, and from Tampa Bay to the Gulf. The program is part of the Choice/Magnet Options offered in the district.

Comments: Contributed by: Parent on 9/17/2007
My husband and I count ourselves lucky to live in a county that has a full-time gifted elementary school. We also count ourselves lucky that our child got into the school, as there is a lottery selection after the application is verified. The school is full of wonderful teachers and parents who are involved. I only wish there were more schools like this in the county.

Contributed by: Parent on 3/10/2005
Pinellas County has a full-time gifted magnet for Elementary Students. Ridgecrest is a full-time elementary school that offers a gifted studies program for students grades K-5. My children attend this school.

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