Academy Prep Center Of Tampa

Tel: (813)248-5600
  • 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

Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Year Founded2003

Student Body

Total Students117 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeAcademy Prep Center Of Tampa Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
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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