St. Petersburg Times Top Workplaces 2011
Carrollwood Day School
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- HQ location:
- Tampa, FL
Carrollwood Day School is a non-sectarian, co-educational, independent day school for students in preschool through high school. The curriculum for Carrollwood Day School follows the guidelines established by the prestigious International Baccalaureate Organization. CDS was the sixth school in the U.S. authorized to offer all three levels of the IB Programme. Known for academic excellence, CDS also stresses the values and principles that will define its students as the future leaders of a global society. CDS uses state-of-the-art technology, including a one-to-one laptop program in the high school, to enhance learning while equipping students with the skills they will need to succeed in the 21st century.
The school also offers an extensive fine arts program and fields 30 competitive athletic teams. 100% of graduates are accepted to colleges and universities.
“Children are a priority here. Everything done here has the best interest of the kids first.”
“Family values, supportive administration, not micro-managed, creative, allow teachers responsibility in shaping own "rules"”
“The senior management team is truly dedicated to our school and its philosophy. They lead by example all the time.”
“They communicate with the teachers and parents effectively and they live the values of the school.”