• Welcoming atmosphere in a small school environment

    Ranked #2 Magnet School in America in 2016

    Nationally Certified Magnet School through Magnet Schools of America

    Arts School Network Exemplary School of Distinction

    Florida Alliance for Arts Education Model School

    Florida Department of Education 5 Star Award

    Ten time Magnet Schools of America Award of Distinction or School of Excellence winner

    Hillsborough County Area 3 clean Sweep Award

    Arts and Environmental Studies theme integration

    Commitment to academic excellence

    Partnership with the Patel Conservatory

    Professional art gallery featuring grade level displays

    Gator Garden, garden elective classes, and garden clubs

    Dance studio, dance classes (including ballet) and performances

    Strings classes, chorus classes, and orchestra performances

    Musical and theatrical electives and performances

    Field Trips to MOSI, Crystal Springs Preserve, and Straz Center for the Performing Arts

    Grant recipients of:
    Florida Agriculture in the Classroom
    Hillsborough Education Foundation
    Magnet Schools of America Mini-Action Research