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Shorecrest Preparatory School
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  • Private
  • ST. PETERSBURG, FL

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Shorecrest has effectively and nimbly adapted to the challenges posed by COVID-19, offering both in-person and virtual learning options for the 2020-2021 school year. Plans for the 2021-2022 are forthcoming. Learn More

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 minus
  6. Sports
    grade B+

About

Applying

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

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$28,460
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
17%
Average Financial Aid
$14,646
From Shorecrest Preparatory School

Shorecrest is a PK(3) through 12th grade coed, nonsectarian independent school. Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is known for its student-centered approach to teaching and learning. In 2016 the school opened the Center for Medical Sciences applied-science track, won a grant from Steelcase Education for its interdisciplinary work in Middle School, and became an Apple Distinguished School. Shorecrest offers its students a nationally-recognized performing and visual arts program, competitive Athletics teams, opportunities for engaged service learning, and the best-fit college placement in the region.

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Shorecrest Preparatory School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1340
101 responses
Average ACT
31
88 responses

Post-Graduate / Gap Year Program

Designed for high school graduates looking to better prepare themselves for college, the Shorecrest PG Program offers students a one year, personalized, accelerated curriculum with opportunities to engage in-depth in a student’s area of interest including Medical Sciences, Global Studies, STEM, Visual/Performing Arts, and more.

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 25 responses
  • Homecoming week, definitely.
    32%
  • Service Week
    20%
  • Relay for Life
    16%
  • 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
1,019
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
$16,650
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 minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
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
Median Household Income
$56,982
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,116
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$205,000
National
$217,500

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