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2023 Best High Schools in the Tampa Area

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

    Berkeley Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    TAMPA, FL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Berkeley is a great school. Lots of amazing teachers who really care about their students academic growth and well being. Children are challenged with an exciting, broad curriculum that prepares them....

    Read 88 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,401,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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

    Shorecrest Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    ST. PETERSBURG, FL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm a "lifer" at Shorecrest, having been here since Alpha. My experience with the school is perhaps different from students now since there have been many changes both faculty/administration-wise as...Shorecrest introduced me to reading at a very young age. I'm very grateful for that. The quality of education that I have and am receiving is top notch. Middle school prepared me very well for upper...The theater and athletics programs are excellent. As a small school, students have the opportunity to be deeply involved in a number of programs, ranging from service clubs to sports to the annual...If you're contemplating sending a student here, I'd recommend it..

    Read 65 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,009,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Private High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Tampa Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    TAMPA, FL,

    6-12,

    83 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says After my wife and I toured numerous private school options, it was evident that the academic rigor, location, and sense of community at Prep was irreplaceable. Our son is a rising Junior and we cannot be more thrilled with how he has progressed academically, socially, and as a newly minted global citizen (having traveled through Europe via a Tampa Prep...However, what has amazed us the most, was experiencing the thoughtfulness demonstrated by the faculty, when my son fractured his leg. I was shocked at the number of phone calls we received from the...It has also become clear that the leadership team is best in class. While it is typically difficult for any organization to execute on their long-term strategies while maintaining a consistent... See you on campus soon!.

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 704,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Private High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Carrollwood Day School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    TAMPA, FL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I have been attending Carrollwood Day School for the majority of my life, and I can confidently say that there is no better environment than CDS. All of the teachers genuinely care about you and push....

    Read 104 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,163,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  5. #1 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    St. Petersburg Collegiate High School

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    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Basically you are a college student. You take college courses that suit your career path. These are college courses that give actual college credit. This means when you graduate you get a high school....

    Read 319 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 234,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 47 to 1,

  6. #7 Best Private High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Jesuit High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    TAMPA, FL,

    9-12,

    122 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Jesuit provides a quality education in a supportive environment. I have been impressed with the level of academic rigor and high expectations. My son chose to go here over our zoned....

    Read 122 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 775,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  7. #2 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Plant High School

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    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I excelled my first 3 years (stArted struggling in Junior year because of personal influences and poor teaching) but then struggled in senior year due to personal influences. Before Covid, everything....

    Read 464 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,477,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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

    Steinbrenner High School

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    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Steinbrenner is amazing! It’s so much fun to come to school everyday. I look forward to sports, my classes, and my friends. The school has a beautiful campus with kind teachers and staff. As a....

    Read 581 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,489,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  9. #5 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Sickles High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The staff at Sickles is amazing. Most of the teachers are super welcoming, they care about their students, and you can tell that they love what they do. There's always someone to talk to during....

    Read 571 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,362,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  10. #9 Best Private High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Canterbury School of Florida

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ST. PETERSBURG, FL,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Canterbury is a terrific high school. The small class sizes help the teachers get to know you better than just a name on a roster and will actively assist you both in and out of class while still...There are many activities that you can do, including numerous clubs, which are all supervised by a faculty member but directed by students, which provides students with leadership knowledge. Students....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 475,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  11. #7 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Palm Harbor University High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says PHUHS was an amazing school! I was in the Medical Program which was apart of the Center for Wellness and Medical Professions. This was an amazing program to ready me for what I wanted to do in life....

    Read 858 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,513,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  12. #8 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Robinson High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says As a 2021 IB senior, RHS was the perfect fit for me. The classes are challenging, but the majority of teachers really care about helping their students grow, and will spend the extra time with you to...Outside of academics, the school also offers a variety of competitive sports teams (especially xc, flag football, softball, & baseball) that are small enough to feel comfortable joining without a...My complaint with RHS was the lack of support from the district/admin for the IB program. It often felt as though IB students’ needs were marginalized to satisfy the complaints of others..

    Read 361 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,452,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  13. #9 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Brooks Debartolo Collegiate High School has been one of the best schools that I had the blessing to go to. I really love how the class actually challenge you to learn and pursue the material compared....

    Read 273 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 606,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  14. #11 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Newsome High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Hi! I enjoy my time at Newsome High School in Lithia, Florida. My school offers many different levels of classes, from regular classes to advanced AP courses and dual enrollment options. My school's....

    Read 577 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,978,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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