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Located on the beautiful lakeside campus of

Corbett Preparatory School of IDS

An extraordinary environment for learning

in Tampa since 1968.

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Founded in 1968, Corbett Preparatory School of IDS is a fully accredited, private school located in Carrollwood. The Tampa private school serves more than 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. 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.

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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Corbett Prep School Garden Lays Groundwork
for Experiential Learning

The Corbett Prep school garden is back with a former student and teacher at the helm. Feb. 5, 2015 (TAMPA, Fla.) – To Will Chorvat, the Independent Day… Read more

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Corbett Prep Fifth Graders Establish Little Free Library

The Fifth Grade Leadership Council installed its first Little Free Library box to promote literacy and a love of reading. Jan. 29, 2015 (TAMPA, Fla.) – A new… Read more


Community School of the Arts Reaches New Heights with Two Versions of Peter Pan

Students with Community School of the Arts will perform two versions of Peter Pan this month. Jan. 15, 2015 (TAMPA, Fla.) –Five casts. Nearly 100 performers. Two… Read more

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