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A Special Note To All TCP Parents and Students

Bishop James E. Paris, Jr., Ed.D, Temple College Preparatory From Bishop James Parris
Before the 2018 - 2019 school year starts, we have some important news to share with you.

Fall Parent/Student Orientation will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 6:00 P.M. All parents are required to attend. New information for this school year will be discussed.

Below is a list of items that will be incorporated into this year's school program.

The school's administration office hours will be from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday - Friday.


Back To School, August 20, 2018


Temple College Prep Events & Announcements:

The following calendar events are scheduled for students of Temple College Prep.


Welcome back to school, Temple College PrepAug 3 State of Florida Sales Tax Holiday
August 3rd - 5th, 2018
Info: external link


Aug 13 Teacher Planning Inservice
August 13th - 17th


Aug 16Parent/student Orientation
Thursday, August 16th - 6:00 PM


Aug 20 First Day of School
Monday, August 20th, 2018
Welcome Back!


Aug 29 Early Dismissal
Wednesday, Aug 29 - School Closed


Sep 3 Labor Day Holiday
Monday, Sept 3rd - School closed




Parent Information: 2018 ~ 2019 Academic Year

BreakfastElementary Breakfast
Continuing our breakfast program of 2017, breakfast will be served daily to our kindergarten through 5th grade students during the 2018 - 2019 school year.

More information coming soon.



Sandwich and chipsDaily Lunches
Temple Prep will continue to serve lunch to all students on a daily basis. The lunch menu shall vary from day to day and consist of oven baked chicken with a vegetable, chicken tenders with French Fries, and cold cut sandwiches with potato chips.

Various desserts and a drink will be provided with each meal. Parent kitchen volunteers are always welcome.

More information coming soon.




School BusTransportation Program (Limited)
TCP bus transportation program will continue for the Northside students. The perimeter or boundary of the new program is Dunn Avenue to the north, I-95 to the east, I-295 to the west, and West 13th Street to the south of the transportation area. Parents, if your student is too young to walk alone but he or she lives just outside of the West 13th Street boundary, please contact the school. Bus pick up locations inside the transportation area will be identified before the start of school. The normal bus transportation fee for the physical education program is $5.00 per week per student. An additional transportation fee of $5.00 per week will be assessed to each student who rides the bus in the mornings and afternoons.



Friday Morning Chapel Service

Friday Worship ServicesFridays Chapel Service - Every Friday @ 10:00 am
Students gather each Friday in the Chapel for worship. Parents are invited to attend.

  • Prayer
  • Pledges to American Flag, Christian Flag & Bible
  • Chorus Selections
  • Class Presentations
  • Closing Remarks from the Principal


Slideshow: Friday Chapel Service

Friday Morning Worship Service, Dr. Gregory
TCP elementary students at Friday worship service
TCP students at Friday worship service
TCP High school students at Friday worship service
TCP students at Friday worship service
TCP students at Friday worship services

Temple College Prep: Parental Information | Fall 2018

Check back later for more information and downloadable materials on the upcoming 2018 Fall Parent/Student Orientation Meeting on August 16th at 6:00 p.m.

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