This school was built in 1906 by neighborhood volunteers as Michigan Avenue Grammar School. In 1943, Michigan…More Avenue was renamed Columbus Drive and the school was renamed Robert E. Lee Elementary. The school was extensively renovated in 1989, and the Tampa Preservation Society awarded recognition to the architects.
In 1993, the school converted to Hillsborough County's first elementary magnet school and was renamed Lee Elementary School of Technology. The building was again renovated to provide a school-wide computer network, a computer lab, a music tech lab, an art tech lab and a video production center.
In 2005, it was again renamed, this time as Lee Elementary School of Technology/World Studies. The school expanded its theme to include a world studies curriculum. Each grade studies a different continent.
Each spring, students organize the "Taste of Lee/International Marketplace." They share information from their studies with visitors and parents, who enjoy a dinner in the "International Cafe" and bid in a silent auction.
The school colors are royal blue and gold, and the school mascot is Traveller, Robert E. Lee's horse.
Metropolitan Ministries Partnership School 102 E Palm Ave, Tampa, FL33602 The Metropolitan Ministries Partnership School is Kindergarten through fifth grade public school located at the…More intersection of Florida and Palm avenues. The school serves as a public schooling option whose majority of students come from Metropolitan Ministries, which provides housing for single women and families in need of support or shelter.The Metropolitan Ministries Partnership School has a strong connection with many local businesses including the Tampa Metropolitan YMCA, which is located directly next door to the school and shares its parking lot.
The school is named for Dr. Henry W. Brewster. Brewster and his wife, Florence, moved to Tampa from Minnesota in the…More early 1900s. After his death in 1923, Brewster's wife donated the land on which the school is located as a memorial to him with a stipulation that an "opportunity school" be built to help young people.
The school provides occupational courses and on-the-job training. In August 1989, the new Brewster Technical School complex was completed.
Brewster is part of the Hillsborough County School District. It offers day, evening and online coursework in business, industrial, health and computer careers. The school also offers courses for those who need additional high school credits to earn a diploma.
In addition, Brewster provides courses for students learning English as a second language, adults and out-of-school youth seeking a GED and students with disabilities.
Campus tours are offered every second and fourth Tuesday at 10 am. Financial aid is available.
The school colors are red and white, and the school motto is: "Learning for Everyone -- Whatever It Takes."
Grover Cleveland Elementary School opened 83 years ago with approximately 400 students and ten teachers. In the…More 1930s, Cleveland operated one of the district's first pre-school programs. The school colors are red and white, and the mascot is the bear cub.
This school serves a multi-ethnic population of students and it also participates in the Teacher Incentive Fund.
Oak Grove Elementary School 6315 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL33604 Oak Grove Elementary School is located on the site of the former Oak Grove Middle School. After remodeling and…More construction in 2001, it was renamed and established as Oak Grove Elementary School. The school colors are hunter green and beige, and the mascot is the jaguar. Oak Grove serves a multi-ethnic population from a mostly low-income community. Economically disadvantaged students account for 92 percent of the student population. Approximately 70 percent are Hispanic, 11 percent are black and 14 percent are white. In addition, 17 percent are classified students with disabilities and 42 percent are classified as English Language Learners. The school is a part of the Teacher Incentive Fund , which provides additional compensation for teachers and administrators at high-need schools who are deemed effective.
Villa Madonna School is operated by the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians. It was founded under the direction of…More the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco to educate girls, and later boys, of the families of central Tampa.
Today, Villa Madonna provides education for children from pre-school through 8th grade in a spiritual program focused on service to others. Students in grades three through eight are provided a laptop for school use.
The school is neighbored by the Salesian Youth Center/Boys and Girls Club.
Trinity School for Children 2402 W Osborne Ave, Tampa, FL33603 Trinity School for Children is a charter school with the Hillsborough County School District. Tuition is free for…More students in kindergarten through eightth grade. However, programs for infants through four years of age are private and require tuition. Each family is required to perform 50 hours of volunteer work annually.
Mendenhall Elementary opened in 1949. The school was named after Aaron Mendenhall, who was elected one of the first…More trustees of the Oak Grove School and served for 20 years. Mendenhall was also instrumental in organizing the first PTA in Hillsborough County.
The school was completed with only six classrooms. Air conditioning wasn't installed until the 1960s and was paid for by proceeds from a school candy sale.
The school colors are blue and white, and the school mascot is a tiger.
Approximately 81 percent of students receive free or reduced price lunches. The population is approximately 21 percent black, 56 percent Hispanic and 16 percent white.
Middleton High School 4801 N 22nd St, Tampa, FL33610 Middleton High School is a public school and magnet education program. The school offers programs for children in…More grades 9-12. Some lessons and activities include programs in science, computer design, technology and mathematics. It has many extracurricular activities and clubs, including the poetry club, Spanish club and robotics, as well as athletic teams for boys and girls, including soccer, basketball, football, golf and cross country. Check its website for details on programs or special events or for information on enrollment.