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An extraordinary environment for learning
in Tampa since 1968.

Contact the Office of Admissions to schedule your tour!
Call (813) 961-3087 or email  Dominick Giombetti

Founded in 1968, Corbett Preparatory School of IDS is a fully accredited, private school located in North Tampa. Corbett Prep serves more than 500 students from 3-year-old prekindergarten through middle school and offers the International Baccalaureate program of study for all students. Teachers are endorsed in gifted education through a master’s level grant with the University of South Florida College of Education Gifted Program.

A National Department of Education Blue Ribbon Award school, Corbett Prep balances a dynamic, nurturing, and safe learning environment with high standards and high expectations to develop a positive approach to life and learning. Corbett Prep features superior academic curriculum and extraordinary fine arts, sports, and technology programs. The community has voted Corbett Prep the Best Private School in North Tampa for four years in a row in The Tampa Tribune Readers’ Choice Awards.

The vision for all students at Corbett Prep is to accelerate learning by creating a brain-friendly environment that is:

Corbett Preparatory School of IDS is recognized as an exemplary school with more than 7,000 visitors observing and learning about the school’s M.O.R.E. Approach to education from our highly skilled and dedicated teachers.

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Engineering Solutions in Electives

Full STEAM ahead! Middle School students in the Rube Goldberg club demonstrated their inventions to classmates. The students designed devices to accomplish simple tasks, such as popping… Read more

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Video: Computational and Design Thinking Elective

See STEAM in action in one of our amazing Middle School electives! These students used their design thinking skills to design and build a paper holder for… Read more

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Study: Middle School Students Better Off in Schools Designed for Elementary and Middle Grades

Students attending schools with kindergarten through 8th grade, including Corbett Prep, have a better experience socially and academically.  Feb. 2, 2017 (TAMPA, Fla.) – A new study… Read more

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