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Shorecrest Preparatory School
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  • Private
  • ST. PETERSBURG, FL

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$29,600
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid
$13,000
From Shorecrest Preparatory School

Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is a coed, nonsectarian independent school that educates a diverse community of students from 3-years-old through 12th grade. Known for its student-centered approach to teaching and learning, Shorecrest is a place where students are known, challenged, and cared for by a dedicated faculty and staff. Shorecrest is an educational leader in the Tampa Bay Area, having earned Apple Distinguished School recognition since 2016. Among its many opportunities for students, Shorecrest offers signature programs like the Center for Medical Sciences, the Global Scholars Initiative, and the STEAM Certificate Program, giving 9th-12th grade students the ability to tailor their learning to their interests. Shorecrest is home to a nationally-recognized performing and visual arts program, competitive Athletics, opportunities for engaged service learning, and the best-fit college placement in the region.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1340
115 responses
Average ACT
30
97 responses

Shorecrest Signature Programs

Shorecrest offers a number of signature programs including the Global Scholars Initiative; the Peck Center for Medical Sciences; and the STEAM Certificate program in Computer Science, Engineering, or Entrepreneurship and Design. Through the School’s nationally recognized Visual and Performing Arts programs, students can explore their creative interests with the support of a talented arts faculty.

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 26 responses
  • Homecoming week, definitely.
    31%
  • Service Week
    19%
  • Relay for Life
    15%
  • Hydrotag new in 2015
    12%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Lower School Halloween Parade
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

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Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,009
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$18,710
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 4 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$60,798
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,168
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$222,900
National
$229,800

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