Tampa Preparatory School

727 W Cass St,
Tampa, FL, 33606-0336
Tel: (813)251-8481
Grades: 6 - 12 | 610 students
Tampa Preparatory School is a coeducational college preparatory school for students in grades 6 – 12.
Our educational philosophy instills values of fairness, decency, honor, diligence and academic curiosity.
As students discover their unique identities, they are enriched by a variety of fine and performing arts courses.
Athletics and extracurricular activities provide additional opportunities for growth and expression.
Challenging academics include opportunities for focused concentration in STEM and Global Studies.
Our focus extends beyond typical college preparation to provide a preparation for life with a higher purpose than self.
Our belief in a well-rounded education is reflected in our mission: A place to think, create, be yourself, aspire to excellence and go beyond.
Our faculty members are role models who include these tenets in their teaching and in their lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 610 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Tampa Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Art Portfolio, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Economics, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Government & Politics, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP US History, AP World History, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code: No uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,000
Tuition Notes Our NEED-BASED GRANTS provide assistance for students whose families may not have the means to cover the cost of tuition. Visit www.tampaprep.org/tuition for details.
% on Financial Aid 19%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,880
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director W. Dennis Facciolo
Admissions Associate Tammy D. Honegger

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes:

  • Our beautiful campus is located across the Hillsborough River from downtown Tampa and includes seven science labs, four computer labs, a magnificent library, a photography lab, a black-box theater, two art rooms with a kiln, a dance studio and music facilities. Our state-of-the art athletic complex includes two full-size indoor basketball courts, outdoor basketball courts, a wrestling room, an exercise facility, and a swimming and diving center.

  • Profile last updated: 08/05/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tampa Christian Community School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tampa Christian Community School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hyde Park Day School (0.7 miles away)
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