School Information

  • Tarpon Springs Elementary School - Home of the Li’l Spongers Tarpon Springs Elementary School

    Address: 555 Pine St., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

    Phone: (727) 943-5500

    Fax: (727) 943-5580

    Pinellas County Schools Administration: (727) 588-6000

    Principal: Kimberly Cook 

    Grade levels: K-5

    School Hours: 8:45 AM  -   2:55 PM


    Tarpon Springs Elementary School prides itself on building strong community partnerships in order to provide a variety of rich learning experiences for all students. Staff members engage students in a challenging and rigorous curriculum to foster both student independence and a love for learning. By working together, we can ensure our Little Spongers will become lifelong learners and achieve success in all future endeavors.

    Points of Pride

    • Golden School Award for community involvement
    • National Honor Society
    • 1 to 1 computers/iPads in grades K-5
    • STEM after school programs
    • Citizens Alliance for Progress Partnership
    • All classroom teachers are highly qualified

    Special Services and Programs

    • Title 1 program that provides a variety of enhanced student learning and parent training opportunities.
    • ESOL program for speakers of other languages
    • Full-time Gifted education
    • Extended Learning Program to provide tutoring and enhancement
    • Lunchtime Learning Labs
    • Battle of the Books Club
    • Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
    • School Advisory Council (SAC)
    • Coding Club and Robotics Club
    • Safety Patrols
    • Tarpon Springs Elementary News/TV club
    • Fourth/Fifth grade chorus


    Mission: To promote highest student achievement in a safe learning environment.

    Vision: 100% Student Success.



    Download the Tarpons Springs Elementary Brochure (PDF)