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A rated school
(813) 222-8687
7705 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33625

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    Plato Academy Tampa - Best Elementary Schools 2024
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    Plato Academy Tampa placed among the top 40% of elementary schools in the state of Florida, making it a US News:

    Best Elementary School!

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    Big News, Tampa!

    We’re thrilled to announce that Plato Academy Tampa is now Plato Collegiate Academy!

    Same commitment to excellence, now with a fresh new name that reflects our growth and vision for the future. Get ready for enhanced programs, innovative learning experiences, and a community that champions student success at every step.

    Plato Collegiate Academy Tampa

    where tomorrow’s leaders are made today!



    Guardians of Knowledge, Soar with the Griffins!

    “Nothing is more active than thought, for it travels over the universe, and nothing is stronger than necessity for all must submit to it.”

    – Thales
    Greek Philosopher (renowned as one of the legendary Seven Wise Men of antiquity).

    Tampa Griffins Principal

    Heather Jenkins

    Jenkins H

    The famous Zig Ziglar quote says, “Success is when opportunity meets preparation,” and I have been preparing for this opportunity for a long time. Born and raised in a suburb of Detroit, I graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Spanish and English, and began my teaching career in 1995. I spent 11 years as a teacher, and earned my first M.A. in Education. From there I spent three years working in the Office of State and Federal Programs as a curriculum and assessment specialist. Always willing to try something new, I accepted a position as a principal at an American international school in Malaysia and remained for six years. Upon returning to the U.S., I continued my career as a principal in the great state of Florida for the last 6 years. During that time, I’ve earned an additional M.A. in Theology and an M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction.

    I look forward to experiencing the greatness that is Plato Academy-Tampa, and working together with all of you to make it even greater!

    Tampa Griffins

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    • PresidentBarbara Fedele
    • Vice PresidentStephanie Byrne
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    • SecretaryTracy Kulangara
    • Volunteer and Community Support CoordinatorLily Moore
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    Plato Academy Tampa Earns Recognition as one of the Best Elementary Schools in Florida!

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