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An extraordinary environment for learning
in Tampa since 1968.

Contact the Office of Admissions to schedule your tour!
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.

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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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Corbett Prep Prepares to Pilot RULER 2.0

Professional development is a priority for teachers at Corbett Prep, and the entire faculty had an opportunity to learn from Dr. Daniel Cordaro and Kathryn Lee during… Read more


CSA Presents: Next to Normal

The Community School of the Arts at Corbett Prep will host a special encore showing of the rock musical Next to Normal on Sept. 2 and 3…. Read more

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Supply Lists and More: Are You Ready for 2016-17?

Another successful summer of CAMP IDS is complete, and we’re gearing up for an extraordinary school year! We know our families are busy getting ready for the… Read more

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