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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Mission 

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.


Vision

We seek to educate a diverse student body to achieve high levels of academic, personal, and spiritual growth, fostered by committed professionals and supported by a united Church and School. Graduates will leave empowered to lead and innovate in an evolving world.


Year Founded

1951 - Oldest Episcopal School in Central Florida; Second oldest in Florida


Grades

K(4) - Grade 8


Enrollment

533


Student to Faculty Ratio

11:1


Traditions
  • Established in 1951
  • St. John's is an outreach ministry of St. John's Episcopal Church
  • Daily Chapel services attended by the entire school community.

Faculty & Staff

  • Faculty members: 53
  • Staff Members: 17
  • Percent with Advanced Degrees: 41%
  • Number of Faculty of Color: 24%

Accreditations and Memberships
  • Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • Independent School Management (ISM)

Three Campuses, One School
  • The Primary Division campus, K(4) and K(5), is situated on South Rome Avenue just off of Bayshore Avenue in Historic Hyde Park.
  • The Lower Division Orleans campus, (Grades 1-4), is less than half a mile down Bayshore on South Orleans Avenue
  • Middle Division (Grades 5-8) is just two miles away in Hyde Park.

Technology Infrastructure
  • Wireless, Mac (iPad and desktop), ClearTouch Interactive Displays, and SMART Boards
  • Innovation Labs on all three campuses

After School Enrichment

Offerings in visual and performing arts, sports, and personal development


Tuition Assistance 

Families are welcome to apply for need-based financial assistance. Eligibility is determined by an independent, third-party analysis. Applications are confidential.