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Tampa Prep’s application window is open September 1 – February 1, for the following school year. Applications must be 100% complete by February 1 to be considered for admission.

How to Apply to Tampa Prep

1. Submit an Inquiry Form and Schedule a Tour

Please submit an online inquiry via the button below.  You will receive an email with instructions to schedule a campus tour. You can choose a private tour or a tour for families with students entering middle and upper school during the same admissions year. We require the applicant to accompany parents/families to campus.

If you do not receive an email within 24 hours, please call the admissions office at (813) 251-8481.


2. Application and Supporting Documents

Submit an online application along with the $75 application fee. Complete and submit the Parental Waiver Form. Submit the Teacher Recommendation Form and the School Record Form to the applicant’s current school. The application and all supporting documents must be completed by February 1.


3. Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT)

Register for the SSAT at Be sure to select Tampa Preparatory School (code  7612) as the school that receives your reported scores.

Applicants for 10th, 11th or 12th grades must submit PSAT or SAT scores instead of taking the SSAT.  International students must take the TOEFL or TOEFL Jr.  Register online at

4. Tampa Prep Interview

Once you submit your application you will receive an email with instructions to schedule a student interview via Zoom. Alternatively, students may submit a short video including a personal introduction of themselves and detailing their interests. If students choose to submit a video, please feel free to let creativity shine! Submit videos to

5. Keep in touch with us

Families are encouraged to review checklist items in their MyTampaPrep account. We encourage you to reach out to our Parent and Student Ambassadors to ask questions, make connections and learn what makes our community unique. Admissions files that are complete by February 1st will be reviewed and notification letters will be sent March 1st.

Feel free to browse our Guide for Academics and Student Life or our 2023-24 Course Descriptions catalogs.

*For International Student Applications, please contact our Admissions Office at

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