Tampa Preparatory School

Tel: (813)251-8481
  • 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.
  • Tampa Preparatory School has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School twice: for 2014-2016 and 2016-18 school years.
  • Challenging academics include opportunities for focused concentration in STEM, Arts 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)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1974

Student Body

Total Students685 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeTampa Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses25 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art History, AP Art Portfolio, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Economics, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Government & Politics, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP US History, AP World History,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code includes collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$22,000
Tuition NotesOur 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
21%
Average Financial Aid Grant$11,200
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorW. Dennis Facciolo
Admissions AssociateTammy D. Honegger

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, 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 state-of-the-art facilities for students.
  • Recently renovated classrooms feature Active Learning Environments (ALEs) customizable spaces that enhance student collaboration and creativity. Complete with green screens, Redcat sound system and ergonomic furniture, students can lead class discussions, present their work on various displays and work together or individually all in one space.
  • WiFi is available throughout the entire campus in conjunction with our iPad one-to-one program. Learn more about ALEs at www.tampaprep.org/academics/ale.
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