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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 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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Family-Friendly Concert
Increases Music Appreciation for Kids

You’re invited! Bring your family Sunday to the first Reflections concert of the school year! You’ll hear songs you know and love as well as an original… Read more

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Middle School Annual Community Service Inspires Reflection

Corbett Prep students give back to the community in this tradition, part of character education in middle school. Oct. 22, 2014 (TAMPA, Fla.) – Before the busy… Read more


Teacher ‘Power Poses’ Build Confidence, Research Says

A power pose in the classroom or board room projects confidence outwardly while lowering stress levels. Oct. 10, 2014 (TAMPA, Fla.) – A TED talk on “power… Read more

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