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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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CAMP IDS 2015: Where Everyone Has a Great Time!

Sign up for summer camp in Tampa today and choose from more than 60 options for PreK3 through high school!  March 5, 2015 (TAMPA, Fla.) – Learn… Read more


Early Primary Space Simulation Launches
Out-of-this-World Learning at Corbett Prep

STEAM activities for kindergarten and PreK4 spark interest in space exploration. Feb. 26, 2015 (TAMPA, Fla.) – Early Primary astronauts donned their paper bag helmets and plastic… Read more

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People Fair Connects Historical Figures
to Modern “Life Lessons”

The Corbett Prep People Fair is a creative way to bring Middle School social studies to life.  Feb. 4, 2015 (TAMPA, Fla.) – For one day in… Read more

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