Pinecrest Florida is a town inside Miami-Dade County widely recognized for its consistently top rated schools and for being one of the more recent areas to be integrated (1996). Its public and private schools constantly receive high marks and the neighborhood is full of parks and lovely surroundings, a continuous beautification effort that still continues to this day. In addition to Pinecrest Elementary, the commons of Pinecrest Gardens is also well known, it was once the home of Parrot Jungle, nowadays known as Jungle Island.
Pinecrest real estate is as varied as the people who call the neighborhood their home. The Pinecrest homes are zoned to Pinecrest Elementary as well Palmetto Middle and Miami Palmetto High School, all of which consistently receive high marks. Pinecrest itself has many natural attractions but there is also the shopping at Suniland Shopping Center, the open air Falls Shopping Center and several golf courses found close by.