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See the spaces that make Tampa Prep one of the best private schools in Tampa in this video produced by Tampa Prep students and faculty!

The 102,000 sq. ft., three-story classroom building, with an adjacent theater complex, houses the academic and arts classrooms, labs and studios, as well as teacher workrooms and administrative offices. WiFi is available throughout the entire campus.

Classroom features:

  • WiFi in every classroom
  • SmartBoard technology
  • TV and DVD players
  • Fully-equipped Science, Chemistry and Physics labs
  • Ceramic kiln
  • Dance Studio
  • Student exhibit areas

Video Production classroom:

  • Green Screen studio with Teleprompter
  • 5 Mac Pros
  • Final Cut Pro X, Motion, After Effects, & Compressor editing software programs
  • 2.5K Blackmagic Cinema Camera
  • HD Panasonic P2 technology cameras
  • Professional grade microphones, including wireless
  • 70" LED TV with Google TV & Skype functionality
  • iPads with USB microphone connection and tripod mounts

Flipped classroom:

  • 4 mini SmartBoards for student use
    • Wireless connections sync SmartBoard screens
  • Wireless connection for teacher iPad or laptop
  • HDMI connection for student iPads

Peifer Library features:

  • 10,000 sq. ft.
  • Apple Computers
  • Retractable screen and amplified sound for presentations
  • Online services include: Britannica, Gale's many databases including Professional Collection, Expanded Academic ASAP, Student Resource Center Silver, Scribner Writers Series and The Twayne Authors Series, Lexis-Nexis, SIRS Discoverer, SIRS Researcher, Oxford English Dictionary
  • Access links to the Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas County libraries
  • More than 9,300 books and videos
  • Reading areas
  • Separate computer lab

Smith Black Box Theater features:

  • Retractable, rolling seat banks to seat 250 guests in a variety of configurations
  • Wire-mesh grid system
  • Versatile lighting instruments
  • High-tech sound system
  • Scene shop
  • Sound  booth
  • Two dressing rooms
  • Costume shop
  • Tech Theater workshop
  • Renovated lobby with exhibit space for student artwork

Student Center

  • Meeting space with seating, retractable screen and state-of-the-art sound

Walter Athletics Complex

  • 15,000 sq. ft gymnasium
  • Bleacher seating for 950 guests
  • Two full-sized basketball or volleyball courts
  • Padded floor wrestling room
  • Training room with cardio and weight equipment
  • Two men's and two women's locker rooms
  • Outdoor, lighted soccer, baseball and softball field
  • Two outdoor basketball courts
  • Concession stand
  • Large lobby with glass trophy cases
  • Closed-circuit televisions

Colwill Swimming & Diving Center

  • Eight lap lanes
  • Diving well
  • Covered pool pavillion
  • Announcers station
  • Bleachers

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