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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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Corbett Prep and Yale Partner for Emotional Intelligence

Corbett Prep is honored to partner with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. The center’s RULER (Recognize, Understand, Label, Express and Regulate Emotions) program has been a… Read more

Ryan Foust as Rooster in Corbett Prep's "Annie Kids" in April 2016.

Corbett Prep Student to Star on Broadway

Corbett Prep’s very own Ryan Foust will be making his Broadway debut this spring as Charlie in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Three boys are alternating the… Read more


Corbett Prep Hosts Admissions Open House on Jan. 31
for PreK3-8th Grade

A class at Corbett Prep may take place outside, with the lake as a science lab. It may occur on a stage as students learn to speak… Read more

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