Grades: PK-8 | 540 students
The curriculum is integrated into the entire environment both indoor and outdoor, through meaningful experiences, excitement, investigation, and a love of learning.
Corbett Prep teachers are endorsed in Gifted Education through a masters level grant with the University of South Florida. Corbett Prep is fully accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS), and by the Florida Kindergarten Council, National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), @ Bay Area Independent Schools (BAISS)
Corbett Prep's student body consists of over 500 college bound students enrolled in PreK3 through 8th grade. Contact the Admissions Office for a Personal Tour. (813) 961-3087 www.corbettprep.com
For nearly 50 years, Corbett Preparatory School of IDS, a fully accredited, nonsectarian school, has balanced a dynamic, nurturing, and safe learning environment with high academic standards and expectations to develop a positive approach to life and learning. Corbett Prep is authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Programme (IB) at all grade levels, including the Primary Years Programme (PYP) for students in PreK3 through 5th grade and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students in grades 6 through 8. Corbett Prep is a National Department of Education Blue Ribbon Award School. Corbett Prep faculty are endorsed in gifted education through a master's-level partnership grant with the University of South Florida.
Teachers put children first, attending to each child as both an individual and as a member of a collaborative learning community.
At Corbett Prep, the ultimate goal is to continuously combine: joy with challenge, stimulating and inspiring lessons with productivity and results, and a strong work ethic focused on excellence with ethical conduct that emphasizes dignity and respect for all. Corbett Prep is a model school of best teaching practices that has hosted more than 7,000 visitors who have come to observe and learn from teachers who employ the most current, brain-based research to accelerate the learning process.
At Corbett Prep, students develop the critical thinking, creativity, communication, and teamwork skills that are imperative for success in the 21st century.
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|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004|
|Total Students||540 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||60 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||16 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Please check the website for current tuition information. http://www.corbettprep.com/admissions-financial-costs.html|
|Admissions Director||Dr. Jennifer Morrow|
|Total Sports Offered||10 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||35 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Acting, All State Chorus Prep, Art, Band, Brain-Building Puzzles, Chess Club, Computer Programming, Computers, Cultural Explorations, Dance- Acro, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, etc., Debate, Developmental Tennis, Drama, Fishing and Canoeing, Flag Football, French, Garden Club, Go Green Club, Guitar, Gymnastics and Tumbling, Little Fiesta Spanish, Matball, Musical Theatre, Photography, Piano, Robotics, Running Club, Science Olympiad, Stock Market Club, Student Council, The One Act (drama), Thespians, Violin, Voice, Yearbook Acting, Art, Band, Chess Club, Computers, Debate, Drama, Flag Football, French, Garden Club, Go Green Club, Guitar, Matball, Photography, Piano, Robotics, Running Club, Thespians, Violin, Voice, Yearbook, All State Chorus Prep,
Dance- Acro, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, etc.,
Fishing and Canoeing,
Gymnastics and Tumbling,
Little Fiesta Spanish,
Stock Market Club,
The One Act (drama),
- Corbett Preparatory School of IDS was founded in 1968 and is dedicated to stimulating childrens' natural intellectual curiosity, supporting their emotional well-being, and encouraging their strength of character. The faculty consists of highly skilled teachers who consistently study to bring the best practices of education to life in the classroom. Teachers use interactive teaching techniques such as cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, gifted learning strategies, and integrated curriculum to promote involvement in all aspects of student life. State-of-the-art technology is an integral part of learning in PreK3 through 8th grade. Along with exciting sports and robust performing arts curriculum, programs are designed to tap into students' multiple intelligences. Dedicated to educational excellence, Corbett Prep has taken a leadership role in addressing the need for progressive teacher training by extending its exemplary staff development program to interested outside educators. Corbett Prep's book It's All About Kids: Every Child Deserves a Teacher of the Year describes how the school combines the best in academics with social, emotional, and physical well being.
Profile last updated: 08/20/2015
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