2018 Florida Department of Education "A" Grade School 11 years and running
2018 Magnet Schools of America National Site of Distinction
2018 Tampa Downtown Partnership Award finalist for making a positive and significant contribution to Downtown Tampa
2018 Florida Department of Education - Five Star School
2018 District "Clean Swept Award" for outstanding custodial staff and a clean school
2018 AVID site of Distinction (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
School-wide AVID strategies used- including WICOR- Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading
Mentorship Program and Peer Counseling/Tutoring
Hillsborough County Schools, Attendance Award
Downtown Partnerships and walking field trips in Tampa's vibrant and happening downtown
Positive Behavior Award system K-8 - Pirate bucks in 6-8, Positive Pirates in K-5
Incentive room stocked with foosball, air hockey, video games, and more!
We believe that what you pay attention to, GROWS! We focus on the positive behaviors!
District Champion middle school girl's basketball team
Differentiated instruction focus to meet the needs of all learners
Standards based lessons planned with the science of teaching and art of teaching in mind
Gizmos Leadership in Education Award
Elizabeth VanAllen Hillsborough County Art Teacher of The Year, 2019
Sara Cultra-Cole, Elementary Mathematics Teacher of the Year &
SHAPES Award Winner for Outstanding Contribution and Leadership in Elementary Math, 2012
Dr. Bonnie Bie, Hillsborough Co. P.E. Teacher of the Year
Erin Walker, National Academic Award Winner
Caleb Lattimore, All State first-chair trumpet player
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