St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School prepares each of its students for lifelong intellectual and spiritual growth by providing a superior educational experience within a nurturing Christian environment. Situated in Hyde Park and near Downtown Tampa, St. John’s is a co-ed, Episcopal K(4)-8 independent school with a rich 68-year tradition of exceptional academic achievement. Founded in 1951, St. John’s is Tampa’s oldest Episcopal school.

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St. John's Episcopal Parish Day School is distinguished by 70 years of demonstrated success in preparing children for lives of learning and service in our ever-changing society. Renowned for its Episcopal identity, a core belief in the potential of our children and the sanctity of childhood, the school delivers an unparalleled, values-driven preparatory education. Hard work, faith, honesty, and a commitment to excellence allow our graduates to thrive in high school, college, and beyond.

Located in the heart of Tampa, St. John’s provides an exceptional education for 520 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The School’s Core Values and Episcopal identity focus on inclusivity, support, respect, and the shared values reflected in the school’s mission statement. Our students are Empowered to Lead, Inspired to Serve. A feeling of positive energy, inclusiveness, optimism, respect, and kindness permeates our campuses. 


Why Work at St. John's?

St. John’s is home to 75 faculty and staff who care deeply about nurturing children to help them one day fulfill their potential as human beings. Ask any one of our wonderful faculty and staff why they love working at St. John’s and the answer will always be an emphatic, “the students!”  That’s because St. John’s students are talented, respectful, and curious children of character. Regardless of the role they play, each St. John’s employee sees him or herself as doing their part to prepare the children for lives of learning and service. We do this in a joyful and spiritual environment.


Diane Scott

Diane Scott

Executive Assistant to the Head of School