Academy Prep Center Of Tampa

1407 E Columbus Dr
Tampa, FL 33605
     Tel: (813)248-5600
Grades: 5 - 8 | 117 students
Academy Prep Center for Education was formed in 1998 with its first school in south St. Petersburg.
The Ybor Center, Academy Prep Center of Tampa, opened in 2003, replicating the success of our sister campus.
At Academy Prep, we change young people's lives by providing an education that is decidedly untraditional.
Students receive four years of tuition-free, college-preparatory education in 5th through 8th grade.
Students attend up to 11 hours a day, 6 days a week, 11 months each year.
The school provides a demanding academic curriculum and a multitude of enrichment activities along with emotional support and social guidance.
Students benefit from an additional eight years of graduate support that guides and counsels them continually through their high school and college careers.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 5 - 8
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 117 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 94%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Academy Prep Center Of Tampa Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniform, collared AP shirt with navy, shorts, pants, or skort)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline May. 31 / Jun. 10 / rolling
Tuition Notes all students attend on full scholarships
% on Financial Aid 99%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Admissions Director Ms. Pam Hooks
Admissions Associate Ms. Luly Socias

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Intensive, Band, Boy Scout Troop 100, Choir, Drama productions, Fit Families for Life, Gardening, Golf through The First Tee, Photography, Prodigy Arts, Sewing Art Intensive, Band, Choir, Gardening, Photography, Prodigy Arts, Sewing, Boy Scout Troop 100,
Drama productions,
Fit Families for Life,
Golf through The First Tee,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Independent Community Foundation (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Peter Claver Catholic School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Peter Claver Catholic School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TampaSt. Peter Claver Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1401 N Governor St
    TampaFL 33602
    (813)224-0865
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 191 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • TampaIndependent Community Foundation
    418 E Emily St
    TampaFL 33603
    (813)314-0102
    1 mi | 9 students | Gr. KG-11                      
  • TampaSacred Heart Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    3515 N Florida Ave
    TampaFL 33603
    (313)229-0618
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 120 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • TampaVilla Madonna School
      (Roman Catholic)
    315 W Columbus Dr
    TampaFL 33602
    (813)223-2209
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.3 mi | 442 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • TampaKing's Kid Christian Academy
      (Church of God)
    3000 N 34th St
    TampaFL 33605
    (813)248-6548
      (Church of God)
    1.4 mi | 68 students | Gr. K-5                      

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