Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.

An Investment in your child's future

We understand and appreciate the financial commitment families undertake in deciding to send their children to Shorecrest. Tuition at the best private school in town includes stellar academics, a critically acclaimed arts program, nationally ranked athletics and the most advanced educational technology from Macs to iPads to robotics. Families also benefit from a full time RN on staff, safety and security from our protection Officers, nationally recruited faculty experts in small classroom settings, social-emotional health programs to help strong minds stay focused and robust support services like The Learning Center for accommodations of learning differences, and the College Center to guide high school families through the college process.

2023-2024 Tuition

The Experiential School of Tampa Bay (ages 3-5)
    Alpha or Jr. Kindergarten: $20,020
Lower School
    Grades 1-4:
Middle School
    Grade 5: 
    Grades 6-8: 
Upper School
   Grades 9-12:  $31,670

*Tuition includes lunch for all students.
*For detailed information on tuition and fees for international students, please contact the Admissions Office.

Tuition Refund Policy

Upon a student’s enrollment, the payment of tuition and fees for the full academic year is an unconditional obligation. No portion of tuition or fees paid or outstanding will be refunded or canceled notwithstanding the absence, withdrawal or dismissal of the child from Shorecrest Preparatory School during the academic year. This obligation may be canceled by notifying the Director of Enrollment Management at in writing on or before July 1 preceding the school year that the child will not enroll.

Tuition Refund Insurance

Families are automatically enrolled in the Tuition Refund Insurance plan unless they choose to opt-out during the re-enrollment process, if eligible. Tuition Refund Insurance (2.4% of tuition cost) is required if the Semi-Annual Plan or Monthly Tuition Plan is selected AND one of the following is true:
  • a new family enrolling a student in Shorecrest for the first time
  • a new student enrolling after the school year has begun
  • a student returning to the school after an absence of one semester or more
Enrollment contracts obligate families to pay the full year's tuition unless the school is notified in writing prior to July 1, 2023 that your student will not be attending Shorecrest during the 2023-2024 school year. Insurance is especially beneficial for those who may be relocating or may need to withdraw a student for any reason during the school year.
Learn more and see rates here for 2023-2024 school year.

Tuition Payments

We are pleased to partner with FACTS for online billing and payment of tuition and incidental, tuition-related charges. You can login to view and make a payment related to your Shorecrest billing statement 24/7 at
For assistance with accessing your FACTS account please refer to their Parent FAQs or contact the tuition payment plan parent hotline at 1-866-441-4637.

Shorecrest Preparatory School

5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191

Privacy Policy | Faculty

Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Shorecrest acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school administered student and employee programs and activities. Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Kristine Grant, Head of Middle School, 5101 First Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703, (727)-522-2111, or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Please refer to the School’s Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR.