Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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The Shorecrest Fund is the School’s main fundraising priority and we encourage all Shorecrest families to participate annually. Gifts to the Shorecrest Fund are designed to support the greatest needs and highest priorities within our community.

Gifts to The Shorecrest Fund help us:

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Shorecrest benefits from additional resources from generous donors, providing more choices for students to pursue their passions and reach their full potential. Tuition only covers about 88% of our school's operating costs. Community participation in annual giving is essential — collectively providing the funds needed to enrich the student experience every year.
In short: your gift to the Shorecrest Fund makes the difference between a great education and an exceptional one.
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      Giving Societies

    • Giving Circles

      Giving Circles

Every gift—no matter the size—is valued and appreciated. We encourage families to give according to their resources and desired impact.

Members of our Giving Circles and Societies are recognized in printed and digital publications throughout the year. 

Members of our Giving Societies are invited to and recognized at special appreciation events hosted by the Head of School.

For more information or questions about the Shorecrest Fund, please contact Laina Coburn at or 727-346-1807.

Community Sponsors

The Shorecrest Community Sponsors Program is designed to connect businesses in the Tampa Bay area to a community of highly engaged parents, the area’s best professional faculty, and bright, motivated students. Whether sponsoring athletics, arts or a special event, Community Sponsors receive recognition, appreciation and patrons!

To inquire about available opportunities or to co-create one of your own, please contact Sarah Heibein, Senior Giving Specialist, Community Partnerships or 727-456-7533.

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501c(3) Status

Shorecrest Preparatory School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation as defined by the IRS, which means that all gifts to Shorecrest are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Visit the IRS website for more information.

Advancement Committee Volunteers

Jennifer Phelps, Advancement Committee Chair
Jennifer Alesia
Wes Bean
Adam Befeler
Meredith Wollowick Cooper ‘96
Kirsten Fisher
Jeff Freedman
Tara Gaffney ‘96
Saran Ganesh
Natalie Gebicke
Andrea Haddock
Michelle Hoffman
Lindsey Lamb
Vicki Mazur
Sasha Muzzarelli
Nikki Pagano
Jason Palmer
Dualni Porter
Jenine Rabin
Abby Ritchie
Alexandra Sembler
Beth Vivio, prior Board Chair

Nancy Spencer, Head of School
Michael Gillis, Director of Advancement
Laina Coburn, Assoc. Director of Shorecrest Fund & Giving Programs

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.