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2022 Best Charter Schools in the Tampa Area

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  1. #1 Best Charter High Schools in Tampa Area.

    St. Petersburg Collegiate High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    10-12,

    314 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says This school is amazing all around! The academic opportunities alone are amazing, but they also have the most amazing teachers..

    Read 314 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 231,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 46 to 1,

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  2. #2 Best Charter High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    270 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I was lucky enough to know Brooks Debartolo really well as my brother had gone there for 4 years before I attended. I knew I was walking into an excellent school with teachers and administrators who...Being a smaller charter school (only 600 students) is really beneficial as you are not just a number but a person each teacher cares about!I played softball at the school and had other friends participate in other athletic programs and the great thing about being a smaller school is the opportunity to actively participate and not just...If you appreciate a smaller school, with faculty who truly care about you and your future, there isn't a better institution with a higher rating that Brooks Debartolo!.

    Read 270 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 613,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  3. #1 Best Charter Middle Schools in Tampa Area.

    Terrace Community Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The teachers make the difference here. They help the students find and develop their areas of strength while helping students work on areas of weakness by offering before or after-school tutoring....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 660,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  4. #1 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Plato Academy Clearwater

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says This school has a great academic curriculum. I feel like all the teaches and staff really go above and beyond to help any and all students, also always just an email or phone call away if a parent...The school I feel is also very safe and takes the children’s safety very seriously!.

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 500,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  5. #2 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Lutz Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 2.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Amazing teachers (for the most part). I met amazing people and made friends I’ll keep forever. I also feel that Lutz Prep provided education that helped prepare me for more rigorous high school....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 782,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  6. #4 Best Charter Middle Schools in Tampa Area.

    Bell Creek Academy

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bell Creek Academy provides a diverse and thorough education, offers educational opportunities and higher education, such as the Cambridge program and Advanced Placement. Furthermore, BCA offers....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 576,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  7. #3 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My child has been a student at Plato Academy Tarpon Springs for the last 4 years. We have had a great experience at this school. The teachers are wonderful, the technology is excellent and I love....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 364,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  8. #3 Best Charter High Schools in Tampa Area.

    McKeel Academy of Technology

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    7-12,

    381 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I liked how safe it was. The students do not fight randomly in the hallways, the teachers, with some exceptions, are not dangerous or perverted. There’s no illegal drug scene unless you really look....

    Read 381 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,553,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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  9. #4 Best Charter High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Polk State College Collegiate High School

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    11-12,

    268 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Polk State Collegiate High School is a charter school in which high school students get to take exclusively college level classes. You will be put in classes with adult college students and get to....

    Read 268 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 315,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 158 to 1,

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  10. #6 Best Charter Middle Schools in Tampa Area.

    Gulf Coast Academy of Science & Technology

    Blue checkmark.

    Hernando County School District, FL,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 236,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  11. #5 Best Charter High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Dayspring Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Pasco County School District, FL,

    K-12,

    21 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love Dayspring. This school has changed my life for the better. I started off a poor mid boy in the Verandas. My education was second class at River-Ridge but then, it all changed. My shining light....

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 836,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  12. #5 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Pinellas Primary Academy

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    K-3,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 324,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  13. #6 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Countryside Montessori Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Pasco County School District, FL,

    1-8,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Great school , numbers don’t lie. It is the First School in Pasco County and it is on the 7% of top schools in Florida.

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 349,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  14. #7 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Plato Academy Palm Harbor

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Plato Academy Palm Harbor is an excellent school with amazing teachers. They are so caring and communicative. They help parents by answering questions and sending emails to keep us informed. I....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 364,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  15. #8 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Valrico Lake Advantage Academy

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 942,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  16. #9 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Academie Da Vinci Charter School

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Integrating education with arts and technology is a unique approach these days. ADV is a prime example of how progressive methods and a non-traditional approach works! All children learn differently....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 354,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  17. #10 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Winthrop Charter School

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    20 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Excellent method! My son was in that school for 3 years and when we moved to another neighborhood we decided to change schools but in just 3 months we were so unhappy that we went back to Winthrop! ....

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,335,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  18. #12 Best Charter Middle Schools in Tampa Area.

    Pinellas Preparatory Academy

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    4-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 440,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  19. #6 Best Charter High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Bell Creek Academy High School

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    38 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bell Creek Academy has a fantastic academic program that stimulates high-level analysis and critical thinking. There are collegiate preparatory services and additional resources available to students....

    Read 38 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 536,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

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  20. #11 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Discovery Academy of Science Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says During my time there the teachers were very engaging and supportive of course with some exceptions. If your looking for advanced classes to be prepared for hs this is the place to go with that said....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 495,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  21. #12 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Plato Academy of St.Petersburg

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    27 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My son LOVES Plato Academy St Petersburg, he started at our campus in kindergarten and entered 7th grade this year. We love everything about our school from the administrators to the teachers to his....

    Read 27 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 406,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  22. #13 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Sunlake Academy of Math & Sciences

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 706,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  23. #14 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Horizon Charter School of Tampa

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    K-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 313,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  24. #15 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Tampa Area.

    Magnolia Montessori Academy

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    K-6,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 102,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  25. #17 Best Charter Middle Schools in Tampa Area.

    Brooksville Engineering Science & Technology (B.E.S.T.) A.

    Hernando County School District, FL,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 87,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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