Brighton Preparatory School

Tel: (727)327-1454
Grades: 1-8 | 28 students
25th annual Brighton Regatta
25th annual Brighton Regatta
Brighton specializes in working with students (grades 1-8) with learning disabilities and also accepts the McKay scholoarship.  Brighton's centralized location allows it to attract students from St. Petersburg and the Gulf Beach communities, Seminole, Pinellas Park and Largo.  Parents appreciate Brighton for the safety and security of Brighton's smallness and individualized nature.
This offers "peace of mind" to the families.
The fundamental style of education in the traditional offerings of Reading and Mathematics and Phonics is another drawing factor. 

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Independent Private Schools Association
Grades Offered Grades 1-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 28 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Brighton Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Faith Smith

School Notes:

The philosophy of Brighton Preparatory School is based on its firm belief in all phases of personal growth:

  • We strive to reach each student's full potential
  • We attempt to create an atmosphere conducive to individual attention
  • We provide problem-solving situations
  • We encourage freedom of expression through life experiences

The end result is to build student confidence, self-esteem, and the ability to make successful choices.

Profile last updated: 01/29/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bayfront Child Development Center (0.8 miles away)
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  • Saint Petersburg
    The Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-11 | 16 students
    0.7 miles
    820 20th St S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
  • St. Petersburg
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.8 miles
    800 6th Avenue S
    St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • Saint Petersburg
    St. Paul Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 330 students
    1.3 miles
    1900 12th St N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33704
  • Saint Petersburg
    Westminster Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: NS-PK | 30 students
    1.5 miles
    126 11th Avenue Ne -
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
  • St Petersburg
    Grades: 5-8 | 95 students
    1.7 miles
    2301 22nd Ave S
    St Petersburg, FL 33712

School Reviews

Brighton is a nuturing, structured wonderful school that helps children get back on track who have fallen behind academically, emotionally and socially. Brighton helped our daughter, who was below grade level, return to grade and beyond. Her confidence grew because of the non judgmental enviroment, letting her work at her own pace and achieve goals we never knew were possible. Brighton also enforced our family beliefs regarding respect, try your best and always be kind to others. Brighton is a family, they were a family to us in time that we felt frustrated and alone with our daughters education. I cannot recommend Brighton enough, Brighton is a hidden treasure in St Petersburg!
- Posted by Parent, 02/27/13

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