Carrollwood Day School is a world class co-ed IB school in Tampa, FL for college-bound students age 2 through 12th grade.



Whether your passion is chemistry or speech, poetry or mathematics, CDS allows you to explore those passions. With a learner-centered and inquiry based curriculum, there are opportunities for growth and mastery in any subject you want to pursue. Learn more about the academics at CDS.


At CDS, entrepreneurial thinking starts in the preschool. From teaching confidence through daily tasks to nurturing the students risk-taking spirit required to start a business, it all starts with building the students' self-esteem, independence, and problem-solving skills. Learn more about the entrepreneur programs at CDS.


CDS is proud to offer visual arts, music, and theatre programs from preschool through the diploma programme. Students have opportunities for state and national level competitions, along with clubs and after-school programs. Truly a program for every level of artist. Learn more about the arts program at CDS.


With a history of championship teams, the CDS athletics program offers a sport for every athlete, or for every student wanting to try something new. From lacrosse to track and field, lace up your shoes and join our Patriots! Learn more about the athletics program at CDS.



Graduates admitted to a 4-year college or university 


Schools in the U.S. with the International Baccalaureate PYP-MYP-DP curriculum from grades PK3 through 12



Full-time faculty with advanced degrees


CDS was accepted into the Cum Laude Society. This is the most prestigious academic award a secondary school can earn.


Competitive sports for middle and upper school and an intramural sports program for elementary and early childhood


Honor Societies for middle and upper school students


Clubs and after school activities for students in PK3 through upper school


Students beginning in Prekindergarten-4 take a foreign language



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