Academy Prep Center Of Tampa

  • 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

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Year Founded2003
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students129 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
93%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Academy Prep Center Of Tampa Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(uniform, collared AP shirt with navy, shorts, pants, or skort)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMay. 31 / Jun. 10 / rolling
Tuition Notesall students attend on full scholarships
% on Financial Aid
99%
Average Financial Aid Grant$15,000
Admissions DirectorMs. Pam Hooks
Admissions AssociateMs. 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

School Notes

  • 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.
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  • Tampa
    Grades: PK-10 | 125 students
    1.7 miles
    4902 N 22nd St
    Tampa, FL 33610
    (813)231-9177
    1.7 PK-10
    125
  • Tampa
     Carrollwood Day School
    Carrollwood Day School Photo - CDS' early childhood program builds on the children`s natural curiosity. Our teachers cultivate in them the desire and understanding necessary to continue to seek and use knowledge in an ever-changing world. Our children learn new information through their desire to problem solve and to delve further into their world.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-12 | 1033 students
    8.7 miles
    1515 W. Bearss Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33613
    (813)920-2288
    8.7 NS-12
    1033
  • Tampa
    Grades: PK-8 | 564 students
    7 miles
    12015 Orange Grove Drive
    Tampa, FL 33618
    (813)961-3087
    7 PK-8
    564
  • Tampa
    Grades: PK-12 | 150 students
    10.5 miles
    6201 Ehrlich Rd
    Tampa, FL 33625
    (813)884-8250
    10.5 PK-12
    150
  • Tampa
    Grades: 1-12 | 25 students
    6.1 miles
    10902 N. Armenia Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33612
    (813)545-5232
    6.1 1-12
    25

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The average private school tuition in Tampa, FL is $8,278 for elementary schools and $8,147 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tampa, FL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).