Classical Preparatory School is committed to excellence in education and preparation for the future.

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Classical Preparatory School helps prepare students explore the world around them

Nurturing Student Minds

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.”   Comparing the quality of literature to that of food, one of humanity’s most elemental needs, reminds us that books are the essential nourishment of the mind.

Encouraging Growth Through Reading

“It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books.  You may not appreciate them at first…and then suddenly, on a day which marks an epoch in your life, you see…how the one stands for nothing and the other for literature.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Helping Students Discover

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious – the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.” – Albert Einstein

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Featured News

March 27, 2020 in Featured

Lottery Results Posted

Click the image to view the recorded lottery drawing held on April 2nd at 10 a.m. Families will be notified via email of the results within 24 hours.
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March 24, 2020 in Featured

Campus Closed until May 1st

Please contact us at 813-803-7903 for general information, for Covid-19 updates, for technology assistance or for any lottery/enrollment questions.  Phones will be monitored throughout the day and…
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March 24, 2020 in Featured

Summer Academy 2020

Please watch for updated information on registration for the Summer Academy. As of now, it has been temporarily postponed.
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Traditonal education

Classical studies provide a unique nurturing environment for students

Transformational learning

Classical Preparatory School fosters growth in its students

Classical Learning

For the next generation

Unique for being one of the very few public schools in Florida to mandate the study of Latin, Classical Preparatory School has a distinct nomenclature that incorporates Latin terminology into the fabric of the school, creating a unique culture that students will remember in the years to come.

The nomenclature is a reflection of the continuity between Classical Prep and great schools of the classical tradition, such as Boston Latin. Throughout their years at Classical Prep, students become increasingly accustomed to using Latin terminology and the importance of language as an instrument of beauty and power.

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Classical Preparatory
Early Academy School

12830 Shady Hills Rd
Spring Hill, FL 34610
Phone 813.388.6482
Fax 727.245.8499

Serving Toddlers to VPK

Classical Preparatory
Meridian Building

16500 Lyceum Way
Spring Hill, FL 34610
Phone 813.803.7903
Fax 813.402.0603

Serving grades K-3rd

Classical Preparatory
Borealis Building

12836 Shady Hills Rd
Spring Hill, FL 34610
Phone 813.803.7903
Fax 813.402.0603

Serving grades 4th-8th

Classical Preparatory
Gym and Rhetoric Building

12836 Shady Hills Rd
Spring Hill, FL 34610
Phone 813.803.7903
Fax 813.402.0603

Serving grades 9th-12th

School Hours
Early Academy
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Grades K-5th
8:00 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.

Grades 6-12th
7:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Lower School’s Equity Coordinator is
Mrs. Merchant at
Upper School’s Equity Coordinator is
Ms. Brightman at