Shorecrest Preparatory School

     Tel: (727)456-7511
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 964 students
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Shorecrest thoughtfully integrates technology in the classroom at all levels. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/Page/Academics/Technology
Shorecrest partners with Critical Intervention Services (CIS) to have highly trained officers ensure students' health and safety throughout the school day. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/Page/About-Us/Secure-Campus
Shorecrest rests on a beautiful a 28-acre campus in the heart of St. Petersburg, Florida, a small city located on Tampa Bay. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/
In the Lower School at Shorecrest natural curiosity becomes a building block for problem solving and critical thinking. Lower School houses grades kindergarten through 4th. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/Page/Academics/Lower-School--K-4
5th-8th grade Middle School students take courses in math, science, English, Spanish, French, language fundamentals, social studies, art, drama, music, technology and physical education/health. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/Page/Academics/Middle-School--5-8
The Upper School 9th-12th grade schedule is designed around the latest research on teenage learners and brain development. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/Page/Academics/Upper-School--9-12
The Experiential School houses Shorecrest's 3, 4, and 5-year old preschool students and gives them the best preparation for kindergarten. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/Page/Academics/The-Experiential-School-of-Tampa-Bay--Ages-3---5
For the past 4 years the Tampa bay Times has listed Shorecrest in the top 15 athletic programs in the Tampa Bay region. 85% of the Middle School and Upper School students participate in interscholastic competition. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/Page/Student-Life/Athletics
Mentored by accomplished artists, playwrights, theatre directors, choreographers and singers in Shorecrest’s modern, on-campus facilities, students are liberated to discover and express their individual creativity through diverse mediums. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/Page/Student-Life/Arts
Year after year Shorecrest has the best college placement in Pinellas County. Learn more: http://www.shorecrest.org/Page/Academics/College-Counseling
Shorecrest is a non-sectarian preschool -12th grade independent college preparatory school located in Tampa Bay.
By offering its families choice, support, and balance, Shorecrest graduates empathetic, independent thinkers who succeed at the university level, pursue their passions, and lead purposeful lives.
Our mission is to educate a diverse community of students to become lifelong learners in the pursuit of personal and academic excellence, physical well-being, creative achievement and the development of a commitment to social responsibility.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1923

Student Body

Total Students 964 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Shorecrest Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 26 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1858
Average ACT score 28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies according to grade level. Payment plans include annual, semi-annual, monthly. Need-based financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director Dr. Jean Spencer Carnes
Admissions Associate Sandy Waldron

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfSailing,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 61 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Acting Club, Archery Club, Astronomy Club, Band, Board Games, Building Club, Ceramics Club, Chess Club, Chorus, Clio Club, Cooking Club, Creative Writing Club, Cum Laude Society, Dance and Drama Club, Eco Club, Equestrian Club, Eric Carle Stories and Inspired Art Club, Etiquette Club, Finger Sculpting Club, French Club, French Honor Society, Geocaching Club, Geography Club, Go Global Club, Habitat for Humanity Club, Interact Service Club, Intramural Sports, Jazz Band, Junior Exchange/Excel, Key Club, Latin Club, Latin Honor Society, Lego Robotics Club, Leo Club, Literature Club, Math Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Multicultural Club, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Nature Detectives Club, Peer Counselors, Photography Club, Quill & Scroll, Recording Arts Club, Rho Kappa Society, Running Club, S.A.D.D., Sailing Club, Science Club, Scouts, Shorecrest Martial Arts Club, Song Writing Club, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Student Council, Thespians, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Universal Language Club, Vegetarian Club, Youth & Government Acting Club, Archery Club, Astronomy Club, Band, Board Games, Building Club, Ceramics Club, Chess Club, Chorus, Clio Club, Cooking Club, Eco Club, Etiquette Club, French Club, Geography Club, Go Global Club, Jazz Band, Key Club, Latin Club, Leo Club, Math Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Quill & Scroll, Running Club, S.A.D.D., Sailing Club, Science Club, Scouts, Spanish Club, Thespians, Creative Writing Club,
Cum Laude Society,
Dance and Drama Club,
Equestrian Club,
Eric Carle Stories and Inspired Art Club,
Finger Sculpting Club,
French Honor Society,
Geocaching Club,
Habitat for Humanity Club,
Interact Service Club,
Intramural Sports,
Junior Exchange/Excel,
Latin Honor Society,
Lego Robotics Club,
Literature Club,
Multicultural Club,
National Art Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
Nature Detectives Club,
Peer Counselors,
Photography Club,
Recording Arts Club,
Rho Kappa Society,
Shorecrest Martial Arts Club,
Song Writing Club,
Spanish Honor Society,
Student Council,
Tri-M Music Honor Society,
Universal Language Club,
Vegetarian Club,
Youth & Government,

School Notes:

The investment in a Shorecrest education delivers:
- A community of highly engaged parents, the area’s best professional teachers and bright, motivated students.
- The highest level of school safety, security and protection through the area-exclusive partnership with Critical Intervention Services and its School Protection Officer Program.
- The Experiential School, the Tampa Bay Area’s top preschool, providing 3, 4, and 5-year-old students with the best preparation for kindergarten.
- Lower School (K-4) and Middle School (Grades 5-8) curricula that are the ideal blend of progressive and fundamental educational programs.
- The best college and individual counseling in the region; with the best college preparation and placement in Pinellas County.
- Overall, the most successful athletic program in Pinellas County.
- Overall, the most awarded arts program in the region.  
- A school-wide commitment to Service Learning and worldwide partnerships that help foster a global perspective.

In a safe, student-centered environment, Shorecrest students learn to make wise choices from their many opportunities. The School supports its students through the challenges of the school year with one-on-one attention from dedicated faculty, with robust services like The Learning Center and the College Center, and with the most advanced educational technology. Through the academic demands of the curriculum, to the physical demands of the athletic programs, from the theatre stage to charitable organizations throughout the community, Shorecrest students find balance in an increasingly complex world.

Profile last updated: 07/21/2015

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Sending my daughter to Shorecrest has been one of the best decisions my husband and I have every made. We are so happy with the fantastic teachers and education that she is receiving. It has been worth every penny as she is far more advanced academically than other children in our neighborhood who do not attend Shorecrest.
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