Shorecrest Preparatory School
|Shorecrest Preparatory School|
|5101 First Street Northeast
St. Petersburg, Florida
|Campus size||28 Acres|
|Mascot||Sparky the Lightning Bolt|
|Average SAT scores||Writing: 605 Total: 1828|
Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students age 3 through Grade 12, located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Founded in 1923, it is the oldest independent day school in the state of Florida. A K-12 institution, it serves St. Petersburg as well as the greater Tampa Bay area. Shorecrest hosts the Chargers, the school's teams, for all sports.
As of the 2014-15 school year, the school promotes itself as just Shorecrest. The slogan has been updated from "Expect the Best" to "Be More."
Shorecrest hosts a numerous amount of athletic teams for students to play in throughout the academic year. Shorecrest's High School sports generally consist of a Varsity and Junior Varsity team. As for the middle school, there is normally only one team for grades 6-8, however for more competitive sports, there may be a "Gold" and "Green" team. The sports with Gold and Green teams have less experienced athletes on the more developmental Gold team, and have more experienced athletes on the competitive Green team. The sports are divided into 3 seasons; Fall Sports, Winter Sports, and Spring Sports.
The following list is the consistency of Shorecrest's Fall Sports:
Bowling- Varsity Cheerleading- Varsity and Middle School Cross Country Boys*- Varsity and Junior Varsity Cross Country Girls*- Varsity and Junior Varsity Football- Varsity and Middle School Golf Boys- Varsity and Junior Varsity Golf Girls- Varsity Sailing- Varsity Volleyball- Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School Green, and Middle School Gold
The following list is the consistency of Shorecrest's Winter Sports:
Basketball Boys- Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School Green, and Middle School Gold Basketball Girls- Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School Competitive Cheerleading- Varsity Cheerleading- Middle School Boys Soccer- Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School Green, and Middle School Gold Girls Soccer- Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School
The following list is the consistency of Shorecrest's Spring Sports:
Baseball- Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School Softball- Varsity and Middle School Track & Field- Varsity and Middle School
- Middle-Schoolers usually play on the JV squad, while High-Schoolers play on the Varsity squad.
Accreditation and Memberships
Shorecrest Preparatory School is accredited or a member of the following organizations:
- Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
- Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
- National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
- Patrick Wilson '91; American stage, musical theatre, film and television actor
- Betsy Thomas Rook '76; author
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