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Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
Tampa, Florida
PreK3 – 8th Grade

Founded in 1968, Corbett Preparatory School of IDS is a fully accredited, private school located in Carrollwood. The school serves over 500 students in 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.

Corbett Preparatory School of IDS is recognized as an exemplary school with over 7,000 visitors observing and learning about the school’s M.O.R.E. Approach to education from our highly skilled and dedicated teachers.  The vision for all students at Corbett Prep is to accelerate learning by creating a brain-friendly environment that is:

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character education traits

Corbett Prep Upper Primary
Examines How ‘Difference Makers’ Succeed

A character traits lesson on people who made a difference helped students relate to their heroes. April 9, 2014 (TAMPA, Fla.) – Could you write a bestseller?… Read more

The chance to touch a snakeskin captured the attention of the kindergartners.

Kindergarten Cultivates Inquiry
with Wildlife Research Projects

Kindergartners researched wildlife and gave presentations as part of  the IB unit “Sharing the Planet.”                   March 31, 2014… Read more

Corbett Prep Iron Artist

Arts for All Ages Flourish at Corbett Prep

Performances, displays and competitions give opportunities for Corbett Prep students to shine in arts education. March 24, 2014 (TAMPA, Fla.) – Television has its Iron Chefs. Corbett… Read more

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IDS-CC SIG Program
For ages 4-12
July 8-26, 2014