Tampa Preparatory School

Tampa Preparatory School is a coeducational college preparatory school for students in grades 6 through 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, Arts, Global Studies and Humanities.
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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 700 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
700 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Tampa Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
25 courses
List of Courses Offered
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 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
Average SAT score
1197
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Dress code includes collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
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
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$14,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Tammy Honegger
Admissions Associate
Mychael Fenlon

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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
39 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Common Ground (LGBTQ), Culinary Club, Culture Shock (diversity and inclusion), Cum Laude Society, Debate Club, E-sports Team, Fantasy Football Club, French Club, French Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), History Club, Latin Club, Math Club, Math Club / Mu Alpha Theta, Medical Explorers, Model United Nations, National Art Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society, Philosophy Club, Politics at Prep, Quill and Scroll, Red Shell (Upper School Athletic Fans), Robotics Club, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Student Council, TEDx Tampa Prep, Teen Court, Tri M Music Honor Society, VR (Virtual Reality) Club, Writing Center (peer tutoring)

Arts and Music Programs:
Anime Club, Coloring the Community (city murals), Photography Club, Rock Band Club, Theater Club, TPTV Live (television production)

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
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 700 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Tampa, FL is $8,525 for elementary schools and $8,006 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tampa, FL is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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