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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. 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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Winter Season at CSA Features 2 Family-Friendly Musicals

Students in Corbett Prep’s Community School of the Arts are preparing to present the Lion King Kids and Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr. in December and January. Dec…. Read more


Corbett Prep Music Hits the Right Note
with 7 All-State Performers

Students in grades 4 through 8 were chosen through a competitive audition process to represent Corbett Prep in All-State music ensembles. Dec. 8, 2016 (TAMPA, Fla.) –… Read more


Tips for a Successful Color Run

Saturday, Nov. 19 is Corbett Prep’s first COLOR RUN! If it’s your first Color Run, too, we have compiled some tips to help make it great. You… Read more

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