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Education

Westshore offers an abundance of educational opportunities. For those just starting their college careers or for working adults looking to continue their professional education program Westshore offers a variety of programs for those ready to further their careers. For children, Westshore offers the following high-quality K-8 magnet programs:

ROLAND PARK K-8 MAGNET SCHOOL FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

1510 N. Manhattan Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813-872-5212
Fax: 813-673-4388
http://rolandpark.mysdhc.org  

Roland Park K-8 Magnet School for International Studies is an IB school for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme for grades K-5 and International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme for grades 6-8. In concert with other world schools, students are introduced to content using unified themes that integrate the curriculum. Students will develop a broad-based knowledge of global issues and become critical thinkers.
 
Who Can Attend?
Roland Park is a K–8 magnet school, and applicants are accepted based on the school district’s lottery system. Westshore Alliance membership increases the chance of a student being accepted to the school, but it does not guarantee enrollment. The school's proximity to all Westshore businesses will facilitate teacher-parent conferences, having lunch with your child, volunteering and attending special school activities. Read application details on the school's website
 
Here are some of the great features of the Roland Park K-8 IB program:

PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME K-5

  • World Language program
  • Inquiry-based learning centers
  • Combination of arts and humanities
  • Junior Great Books program
  • Trans disciplinary units of study
  • Before and After School program
MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME 6-8
  • Global Awareness Curriculum
  • World Language program
  • Rigorous Academic Program
  • Junior Great Books program
  • Before and After School program