Overview

  • PRINCIPAL / ADMINISTRATOR:  Orestes Mendez

    Phone:  (813) 744-803
    Fax:  (813) 744-8439

    Student Hours:
    M 7:40 am - 12:55 pm
    T-F 7:40 am - 1:55 pm

    Uniforms: Mandatory School Uniforms

    Before School Program: Yes
    After School Program: Yes

School History

  • Colson Elementary School was built in 1992 and named after educaitonal philanthropist Rodney Colson, an educator with Hillsborough County Public Schools who went on to become a Hillsborough County Commissioner.

    Colson has educated two generations of students. Our school has been designated an A+ school 9 times since Florida's school grading system was introduced in 1998. Colson is a Five Star school and has achieved designation as a Blue Ribbon school.

    There have been five principals at Colson Elementary School - Jack Davis, Mary Clark, Karen Lynch, Wendy Harrison, and Orestes Mendez.