• 2018 Berkeley Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures
Welcome to the Berkeley Preparatory School family! It’s important to us to keep you engaged in your student’s experience at Berkeley. Here, you can access several important links and resources that will help you navigate your way throughout the school year. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact your child’s division office for more information.

Parents' Club Information

Every parent in the Berkeley community is a member of the Berkeley Parents’ Club. Learn more about the opportunities that await you as a member.

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  • Parent Opportunities to Volunteer and Engage

    All School
    BUC BASH
    Buc Bonanza Online Auction
    Cookie Extravaganza
    Faculty and Staff Appreciation Event
    *Grandparents’ Day
    Headmasters’ Challenge
    Share the Love of Reading

    Lower Division
    Ambassador Program
    *Aqua Parents
    Book Fair
    Fall Fair
    Farmers’ Day
    *Homeroom Parents
    Kindergarten/Senior Picnic
    *Library Volunteers
    *Lunchroom Volunteers
    *STREAM Challenge Day
    Tears & Cheers
    Turkey Trot
    Used Uniforms

    Middle Division
    Ambassador Program
    Athletic Spirit Days
    Book Sale Day
    Eighth Grade Luncheon
    Field Day
    Honors Night Dance
    *MD Parent Night

    Upper Division
    Baccalaureate
    Kindergarten/Senior Picnic
    Senior Day
    Spring Mothers’ Luncheon
    UD Welcome Coffee

    *School-organized event or program for which Parents’ Club provides volunteers.
  • Parents' Club Board Officers for the 2018-19 school year

    President:
    President-Elect:
    Immediate Past President:
    Parliamentarian:
    VP - All School Events:
    Incoming VP - All School Events:
    VP - Upper Division:
    Incoming VP - Upper Division:
    VP - Middle Division:
    Incoming VP - Middle Division:
    VP - Lower Division:
    Incoming VP - Lower Division:
    Treasurer:
    Treasurer-Elect:
    Communications Liaison:
    Recording Secretary:
    Historian:
    Suzanne Oaks Brownstein
    Susie Kuhn
    Kim Hoffman
    Kelly Cone
    Kathy Fink
    Mary Ebert
    Amanda Saft
    Kristen Saylor
    Terry Allen
    Tiffany Price
    Jaime Brewer
    Cristina McIlwain
    Lauren Brantley Deady '91
    Heather Serafin
    Betsy Graham
    Kim Kirtley
    Tracy Gunn


myBERKELEY

For our families, myBerkeley is your one-stop resource to access the school calendar, directory, news, school resources and specific information about your student (grades, assignments, progress reports and other important information). Everything you need as a parent found in one convenient location.

Important Information

 
  • School officially starts at 8:00 a.m.; students are encouraged to arrive by 7:45 a.m.
  • The school day officially ends at 3:00 p.m. for grades Pre-K – 5, and  3:20 p.m. for grades 6-12.

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  • Neighborhood and Campus Traffic Safety

    This is a reminder to our Berkeley community drivers about the importance of following traffic rules and speed limits in our surrounding neighborhood and on campus. It is important to follow traffic laws and remain courteous to each other and our Berkeley neighbors. With that in mind, please avoid entering our neighboring properties when turning around or trying to maneuver around traffic. Please find our gate hours below to help you enter and exit our campus at the most appropriate times and avoid being turned away due to a gate closure.

    Gate Hours:

    Monday - Friday
    Kosloske Family Entrance: 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Harrod Entrance: 5:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    New Orleans Entrance: 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Lucas Entrance: 7:15 a.m. –  8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
     
    Saturday - Sunday
    Kosloske Family Entrance: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Harrod Entrance: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (Closed Sunday)
    New Orleans and Lucas Entrances: (Closed Saturday and Sunday)
  • School uniform requirements

    Each division at Berkeley has their own policy on uniforms. The Lower and Middle Divisions require a daily uniform Monday through Thursday and a formal uniform on Friday. Upper Division follows a standard of dress code Monday through Thursday and requires a formal uniform on Friday. Contact your specific division office at (813) 885-1673 to inquire about specific dress code policies.
  • Berkeley’s dining options

    Berkeley partners with SAGE Dining Services to provide daily meals to our school community.  Students who take advantage of the Berkeley dining program are able to enjoy a wide selection of food in the beautiful Berkeley Café (Middle and Upper Divisions) and Lower Division Activity Center and the new dining hall in the Seivold Center for Early Childhood Education (Lower Division). Working with SAGE brings a wealth of experience providing the best dining options in an academic setting. Their team of registered dietitians continuously works with Berkeley’s food service manager and chefs to develop recipes that adhere to the highest nutritional standards. All students are automatically enrolled in the dining program at the beginning of the year and have the opportunity to opt out.

  • Transportation options

    Berkeley evaluates these relationships every year and selects carrier(s) which, in its judgment, best meet the needs of the school community. Berkeley is currently recommending Network Transportation Solutions. Please call the company directly if you wish to use them for transportation.* Main Contact: Dana Slaybe Office # 407-722-8283 Email: Reservations@networktransportationww.com

    *Please note that families can privately contract with any service they wish to hire for their transportation needs.

BERKELEY PREPARATORY SCHOOL

4811 Kelly Road
Tampa, FL 33615
(813) 885-1673