Tampa Day School is a private, college prep school accredited through FCIS & SACS
Our school is designed to serve children with average to above average cognitive abilities without major behavior disorders or significant communication disorders.
The types of children we best serve are:
- Students with mild learning disabilities including Dyslexia
- Attention Deficit Disorder with or without Hyperactivity
- Students experiencing stress or anxiety in traditional classrooms
- Students struggling with low self-esteem or underachievement
We serve Grades 3-8.
Our average is 150 students.
3rd-8th Grade: 8:25am-3:15pm (includes required Homework LabSchool Vans depart the campus at 3:45pm
8:25am-2:35pm (all students)
Our maximum class size is a 1-to-12 teacher-to-student ratio.
We offer before care at 7:30am and aftercare from 3:45-6:00pm (for a fee)
Homework Lab is from 2:35-3:15pm
Clubs are offered after Homework Lab from 4:00-5:00pm
Aftercare Program is offered from 3:45-6pm
Before Care, Homework Lab, Clubs and After Care incur separate fees
We realize that experienced, highly trained teachers are the foundation of a strong educational program and therefore have established a rigorous hiring process for faculty. For consideration for our program, teachers much have three or more years of classroom experience, have experience work with student with various learning styles, demonstrate strong classroom management practices, exhibit a high level of enthusiasm for their subject and have an up-to-date working knowledge of best practices in teaching, display active ongoing professional development/affiliation with professional associations, and demonstrate passion for teaching. Our program is structured to support weekly team collaboration, consultation with a variety of support service professionals, ongoing professional development, review and adoption of research-based curriculum and instruction.
As a result of the supportive, professional learning community, teachers experience a high level of collegiality, effectively improve student outcomes, and express a high level of job satisfaction. We attract and retain excellent teachers who thrive on the challenge of making sure that each and every student makes gains and success in school.