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


  • Celebrating our Black / African American Students

    by Roderick Avery Fludd, Director of Diversity and Inclusion
    In partnership with the Shorecrest Black Student Union and the Families of African American Students Affinity groups, Shorecrest is hosting an end-of-the-year celebration: Friday, June 10, 10am-2pm at Shorecrest, with a brief program honoring our recent graduates at 12pm and lunch available. 
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  • A Rededication of the Root Family Fine Arts Gallery

    by Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
    On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Head of School, Nancy Spencer, welcomed Dr. Allen Root for a personal tour of the recently renovated Root Family Fine Arts Gallery adjacent to the Janet Root Theatre. A rededication established the space as the new home of the Janet Root Award for Excellence in Visual Arts.
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  • Spotlight on Laura (Peterson) Addicott ‘12

    by Shorecrest Communications Team
    Alumna Laura Peterson Addicott ‘12 was the Valedictorian and Outstanding Senior of the Shorecrest Class of 2012. It is a tradition at Shorecrest for the Outstanding Senior to return to speak at Commencement 10 years after their own graduation. Laura will return to Shorecrest later this month to address the Class of 2022. Learn what she's been up to!
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  • St. Petersburg’s Paul Wilson imitated Nixon in school. Now he plays him on TV.

    by Paul Guzzo, "Tampa Bay Times"
    Due to a public speaking ability learned by listening to his newsman father, Paul Wilson was chosen to read the student announcements at Shorecrest Preparatory School in the mid 1980s. But he didn’t always mimic his father John Wilson, the retired Tampa news anchor. “Sometimes I’d read the announcements like Richard Nixon,” Wilson, 54, said. “Who knew that would lead to a job?”
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  • Campus Connections to Benefit Public Health: Jordan Tralins ‘19

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    In December 2020, alumna Jordan Tralins ’19 felt like there was a hole in her social media feed regarding the COVID-19 information shared by her age group - college students. The Cornell University junior - who plans to pursue medicine with a focus on neurodiversity - decided to use her skills of medical research to share relatable content in bite-sized chunks with her peers on TikTok and Instagram. Information for the messaging comes from the CDC, WHO and the New England Journal of Medicine.
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  • 100 Days Until Graduation

    by Stacy Alexander, Senior Class Sponsor and Director of Alumni
    The Shorecrest Alumni Association celebrated the Class of 2022 with some special treats in honor of 100 days left until Graduation!
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  • Alumni participate in virtual College Life Panel [Video]

    by Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
    The Shorecrest Alumni Association and Upper School hosted a virtual panel discussion on College Life during this week’s Junior and Senior Advisory. As students get closer to their commencement from Shorecrest, it is helpful to hear from some familiar faces about college experiences.
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  • New Virtual Campus Tour [Video]

    by Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
    The Admissions Office and Marketing Department released an updated virtual campus tour for prospective families. Students Sean Sheikholeslam ’23 and Phoenix F. ‘30 are delightful tour guides and give narration regarding many of the fabulous programs available at Shorecrest.
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Shorecrest Preparatory School

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

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