Corbett Preparatory School of IDS

Corbett Preparatory School of IDS



About Us

Founded in 1968, Corbett Preparatory School of IDS (formerly Independent Day School-Corbett Campus) is a fully accredited, nonsectarian private school located in Tampa’s Carrollwood neighborhood. The school serves 500+ students from PreK3- 8th grade and offers the International Baccalaureate program of study for all students. Teachers are endorsed in gifted education through a master’s level grant with the USF College of Education. Corbett Prep balances a dynamic, nurturing and safe learning environment with high standards and high expectations to develop a positive approach to life and learning. Corbett Prep has become recognized as an exemplary school with 7,000+ visitors observing and learning from Corbett Prep teachers.

Corbett Prep also offers programs that are open to the entire Tampa Bay Community!

Community School of the Arts (CSA) provides opportunities for guided exploration for young children, traditional classes and lessons in music, visual arts, dance and theatre, innovative seminars, and numerous performing opportunities.

Community School for Sports (CSS) Participants can choose from a variety of sport-specific instruction from professionally trained or certified coaches. Selections change depending on the session but may include track club, baseball clinics, volleyball skill development, yoga, Exploracise and sports broadcasting as well as basketball.

CAMP IDS summer programs offer 60+ morning and afternoon camps for kids from PreK3 - 12th grade.

Call Corbett Prep at 813.961.3087 for more information or to schedule a personal tour!


  • Brain-based teaching strategies that engage all students
  • Teachers appreciate and value the uniqueness of the learner
  • Encourages independent thinking, promotes inquiry, builds confidence
  • Cooperative and collaborative culture of dignity and respect
  • Performing & visual arts, athletics, world languages, S.T.E.M.


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Rep/Contact Info

Maribel Garrett
Director of Admissions
Woodrow Samuel II
Advancement, Admissions, Marketing, & Community
Joyce Swarzman