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isabellecrider April 29, 2012


We just moved to Tampa last year and our son is entering Kindergarten this year. Being French myself, I was looking for a school where I could... More » 

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coryp1 June 17, 2012


There is also Roland Park IB however IB schools are done by attendance zones. At the Elementary level languages aren't... More »

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JulieMirskaya May 15, 2012


Hello,we are planning to move to Tampa.this summer, My son is 6 years old and will be going to 1st grade. We have a little tricky situation: my... More » 

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MagnetMom May 16, 2012


Hi JulieMirskaya, Public schools do not require legal residency. Simply bring a birth certificate, proof of... More »

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coryp1 June 17, 2012


The Hillsborough County School system here in Tampa is very diverse and has many students in the same situation. Just... More »

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crocodilesmile May 2, 2012


Hello, everyone! I am looking for a small, non-elite, non-religious private school in the Tampa Bay area that has some diversity in its student... More » 

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mamalicious May 28, 2012


I recommend A.T. Jones, Math, Science and Technology. After exhaustive research, visits and staff interviews, I am confident... More »

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coryp1 June 17, 2012


Have you thought about charter schools? There are many to choose from in the area, and their free :).

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PHorWestchase May 24, 2011


Hi All, I am literally worried sick about the schools in FL and am praying that someone can ease my fears. We will be relocating to the Tampa/Clearwater... More » 

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salomejb8 July 15, 2011


I'm not familiar with Westchase but heard all good things. Palm Harbor has great schools..I live in Saftey Harbor which... More »

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legolizzie May 20, 2012


This doesn't help in regards to Westchase but the fundamental route (Coachman Fundamental Middle) is worth looking... More »

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tredeh April 23, 2012


We are relocating to the Parrish, Florida area and looking for both Elem and middle schools. New home is close to exit #224 (I-75) We are reviewing... More » 

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MagnetMom May 16, 2012


You can start here: http://www.greatschools.org/search/search.page?lat=27.5875357&lon=-82.42509410000002&state=FL&locationType... More »

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mgoossens April 17, 2012


I am looking for a middle school in the Tampa USF area, either private or public, for my gifted 7th grader. Temple Terrace Community school is... More » 

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butleje April 19, 2012


Hello, My name is Jennifer Butler andI am the lead teacher at Young Middle Magnet School. We are very close to USF.... More »

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jackieo2881 May 11, 2009


My daughter started a new school this year in 5th grade. This has been a big adjustment for her. 1st report card she got A's, B's, & a C. 2nd report... More » 

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healthy11 June 17, 2009


Here's a good article about the pros and cons of retention: http://www.greatschools.net/cgi-bin/showarticle/1213

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blacks April 18, 2012


my son is adhd and have had to adjust meds but my problem lies with the fact that all year from 1st 9 wks and even now... More »

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hgramm April 1, 2012


Hello, I work virtual, tired of the snow, and vacation to FL every year, only been to the Gulf Side once and fell in love with it.... that...

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breekos April 10, 2012


I live in Carrollwood Village, which is an established neighborhood in Tampa. Close to everything and the schools are... More »

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Brittneysky April 16, 2012


I lived in Brandon for 3 years and homeschooled my son because I hated the schools. I just moved to Tampa Palms in the... More »

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Tigger74 February 5, 2012


My son is gifted, reading at a 2nd - 3rd grade level and I am worried he's not being Chellenge and we don't know what to do with him for... More » 

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MagnetMom February 21, 2012


Hi Tigger74, Ask to have a sit-down meeting with your son's kindergarten teacher as well as the gifted coordinator.... More »

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jeanwallace December 29, 2011


Hello, I've found the comments here to be helpful, and have followed up on several. I'm still confused, though. Our family does... More » 

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Figgette January 29, 2012


The IB program at Hillsborough High School is an excellent program for the advanced student who is self motivated, willing... More »


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