Tampa Day School

12606 Henderson Road,
Tampa, FL, 33625-0336
Tel: (813)269-2100
Grades: 2 - 8 | 136 students
At Tampa Day School we're passionate in our belief that success lives within each child.
It is our joy, challenge and responsibility to seek out, identify and adapt to individual learning styles to create that "best fit" for each child.
By creating an environment of success and promoting high academic standards for every child it all takes shape! Any child (ages 5- 14) of average intelligence or above, who would benefit from a small class and who needs a teaching style to fit his or her learning style.
The Kindergarten – 8th grade students who most benefit from TDS demonstrate average to gifted cognitive abilities, and are better suited to a smaller class size and teaching methods that match their learning styles and needs.
Our mission is captured with a simple expression, UHA! Every teacher Understands, Honors and Accommodates your child's unique educational needs.
To achieve this mission, our educational team carefully analyzes the unique learning style of every child.
Our teachers then incorporate strategies into the classroom, specifically adapted to each child's approach to learning.
In fact, prior to admission, we work with you and your child to fully understand how they learn.
So, from day one, we embrace who they are as individuals and instruct them accordingly.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, ADHD, Anxiety, Mild Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students 136 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Tampa Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants/skirts and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Andrea Mowatt
Admissions Associate Paula Pennington

School Notes:

  • At Tampa Day School we're passionate in our belief that success lives within each child. It is our joy, challenge and responsibility to seek out, identify and adapt to individual learning styles to create that "best fit" for each child. By creating an environment of success and promoting high academic standards for every child it all takes shape! Any child (ages 5- 14) of average intelligence or above, who would benefit from a small class and who needs a teaching style to fit his or her learning style. The Kindergarten – 8th grade students who most benefit from TDS Prep demonstrate average to gifted cognitive abilities, and are better suited to a smaller class size and teaching methods that match their learning styles and needs. Our mission is captured with a simple expression, UHA! Every teacher Understands, Honors and Accommodates your child's unique educational needs. To achieve this mission, our educational team carefully analyzes the unique learning style of every child. Our teachers then incorporate strategies into the classroom, specifically adapted to each child's approach to learning. In fact, prior to admission, we work with you and your child to fully understand how they learn. So, from day one, we embrace who they are as individuals and instruct them accordingly.
  • Profile last updated: 08/31/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Keystone Preparatory High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emmanuel Achievement Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Emmanuel Achievement Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tampa Keystone Preparatory High School
    Special Education School
    12606 Henderson Rd
    Tampa , FL , 33625
    (813)264-4500
    Special Education School
    0  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tampa
    Emmanuel Achievement Center
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    11112 Henderson Road
    Tampa , FL , 33625
    (813)264-3500
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Tampa
    Hope Christian School
    (Baptist)
    11415 Hope International Drive
    Tampa , FL , 33625
    (813)961-1214
    (Baptist)
    0.7  mi  |  58  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Tampa
    Town ''n Country Christian Academy
    (Church of the Nazarene)
    9910 Wilsky Blvd
    Tampa , FL , 33615
    (813)884-0971
    (Church of the Nazarene)
    1.6  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Tampa
    Hillsdale Academy & Preschool
    (Baptist)
    6201 Ehrlich Rd
    Tampa , FL , 33625
    (813)884-8250
    (Baptist)
    1.7  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  K-4

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 02, 2013 - I was so relieved to find Tampa Day School. My child has been there for 5 years and blossomed academically, socially and emotionally because they''ve taken the time to get to know his specific needs, and cultivated his development. I just with they went through 12th grade! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 21, 2013 - Tampa Day School is the first school where I knew my ADHD son was being educated in a safe loving environment. The teachers are skilled and have high expectations. The head of school creates the right atmosphere for kids who have anxiety or who have struggled in other schools. The classrooms are orderly and well run. Good manners are expected and bullying is not allowed. - Posted by Parent

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