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