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An extraordinary environment for learning
in Tampa since 1968.

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Call (813) 961-3087 or email  Tara Novell

Founded in 1968, Corbett Preparatory School of IDS is a fully accredited, private school located in North Tampa. The Tampa private school serves more than 500 students from three-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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Third and fourth graders sat in teams at tables to sample books of different genres at the Book Tasting.

Teachers Serve Up Stories at Corbett Prep ‘Book Tasting’

Teachers introduced the concept of genres to students through a book tasting, which allowed them to sample different types of books.  Sept. 22, 2016 (TAMPA, Fla.) –… Read more


Corbett Prep Hosts Fall Admissions Open Houses for PreK3-8th Grade

Sept. 15, 2016 (TAMPA, Fla.) – A class at Corbett Prep may take place outside, with the lake as a science lab. It may occur on a… Read more


New Mural Reflects Corbett Prep Values

A beautiful sunrise over Lake Lipsey inspired Corbett Prep Technology Teacher Matt Melnick to pick up his paintbrush. Melnick, who studied art in college, took several weeks during… Read more

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