- 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.
|Grades Offered||Grades 5-8|
|Total Students||117 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 32%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||16 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(uniform, collared AP shirt with navy, shorts, pants, or skort)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||May. 31 / Jun. 10 / rolling|
|Tuition Notes||all students attend on full scholarships|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$15,000|
|Admissions Director||Ms. Pam Hooks|
|Admissions Associate||Ms. Luly Socias|
|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 Art Intensive, Band, Choir, Gardening, Photography, Prodigy Arts, Sewing, Boy Scout Troop 100,
Fit Families for Life,
Golf through The First Tee,
- School Location Miles Grades Students
TampaGrades: PK-12 | 95 students
4902 N 22nd St
Tampa, FL 33610
TampaGrades: NS-12 | 917 students
1515 W. Bearss Avenue
Tampa, FL 33613
TampaGrades: K-12 | 63 students
7834 N 56th St
Tampa, FL 33617
TampaGrades: PK-8 | 540 students
12015 Orange Grove Drive
Tampa, FL 33618
TampaGrades: NS-K | 122 students
3823 Hudson Ln
Tampa, FL 33618