Overview

  • PRINCIPAL / ADMINISTRATOR:  Lydia G. Sierra

    Phone:  (813) 272-3075
    Fax:  (813) 276-5919

    Student Hours:
    7:40 AM to 12:55 PM Monday
    7:40 AM to 1:55 PM Tuesday - Friday

    Uniforms: No Uniforms

    Before School Program:  No
    After School Program:  Yes

School History

  • Anderson Elementary School was dedicated on March 4, 1956.  The school was named after John G. Anderson (1884-1954), who came to Tampa in 1907.  Mr. Anderson was very active during his time in Tampa. He was:

    • Chairman of the Hillsborough County School Board from 1923 to 1930.
    • Chairman of the Tampa Electric Board from 1936 to 1939
    • A founder of the University of Tampa
    • Charter member of the Tampa Rotary Club

    Member of:

    • the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
    • the Traffic Association
    • the Builders Exchange
    • the YMCA
    • the Boy Scouts
    • the Urban League
    • the Tampa Public Library
    • the Hyde Park Presbyterian Church