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Follow the simple steps below to apply to Tampa Preparatory School. Contact Director of Admissions Dennis Facciolo with any questions at or 813.251.8481.

Schedule an appointment
An interview with an Admissions officer is the first step in becoming familiar with Tampa Preparatory School. Interested families may schedule individual campus interviews weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Allow for at least a half hour for your visit. To make an appointment, contact Tammy Honegger for students entering grades 6 - 8 and Dennis Facciolo for grades 9-12.

Submit an online application
Applications must be submitted with the $75.00 application fee by February 15
. Subsequent applications for limited openings will be evaluated on a rolling admissions basis.

Trouble applying online? Download the Application.

* Please note: Families are encouraged to come for an interview and submit an online application before setting up a shadowing day.

Request information from your current school
Request that the school your child is attending forward the following:

           • A Student Transcript
           • School Record Form - Download (PDF Document)
           • Teacher Recommendation Form - Download (PDF Document)

Shadow at Tampa Preparatory School
During your child's visit, he/she will shadow a host student throughout the campus attending classes, mingling with students, meeting faculty and enjoying lunch. The Admissions Office will conduct an interview at some point in the day. New students can be scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from October through April. Applicants should contact the Admissions Office to schedule an appointment.

Take the SSAT, TOEFL or TOEFL Jr.
Take the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) in October, November, December or January.
Be sure to request that your scores be reported to Tampa Preparatory School. Applicants for the junior and senior year may submit PSAT or SAT scores. Families can register online at by locating Tampa Preparatory School from the list of schools.

International students are required to take the TOEFL test. Register online at For details about testing requirements for international students, visit the International Students page.

The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) may be substituted for the SSAT for those students where the ISEE is more commonly used. Families may register online at

Keep in touch with Tampa Preparatory School
Completed applications are reviewed by the Admissions Officers on a rolling Admissions basis for all grades except grade 9. Notification letters for grade 9 applicants are mailed on March 1st and accepted students are expected to reply by March 15th.

* Note: If you have difficulty downloading any of the PDF forms, try installing the latest version of Acrobat Reader available at

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