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Back To School - Temple College Prep

A Special Note To All TCP Parents and Students

Bishop James Paris, Temple College Prep From Bishop James Parris
Before school starts this year, we have some important news to share with you.

Fall Parent/Student Orientation was held on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 6:00 P.M. All parents were required to attend. New information for this school year was discussed.

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

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


Fall 2017 Parent Information:

BreakfastElementary Breakfast
Starting in the fall of 2017, breakfast will be served daily to our kindergarten through 5th grade students.

For more info see the TCP Letter to Parents below.



Sandwich and chipsDaily Lunches
This fall, Temple Prep will 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, baked fish 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.

For more info see the TCP Letter to Parents below.



School BusTransportation Program (Limited)
A limited bus transportation program for the Northside students will be available. 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. An additional transportation fee of $5.00 per week will be assessed to each student who rides the bus.

Download 2017 - 2018 Parent Information Documents (PDF)

Click to view 2017-2018 Temple College Update infoFor more information on the topics above, including enrollment incentives and school uniforms, please click the following links to view the PDF documents and print for your personal use.


Back to School Supplies: Florida Sales Tax Days: August 4 - August 6, 20182017 - 2018 Academic Calendar
The current TCP 2017-2018 school calendar is available for your personal use. You will need a PDF Reader to view this file. Download download PDF document the 2017 - 2018 School Calendar.  Or you may view the current year school calendar online by clicking the button below.

School Supplies

Buying the right supplies and recommended quantities are essential to making sure your student begins the school year ready to achieve educational excellence. While each teacher may have different supply needs, the general supplies for grades K thru 8 are common necessities for core academic classes. We encourage parents to check their child's teacher's supply list.


Upcoming Events at Temple College Prep:

Welcome back to school, 2017!Oct 11 Early Dismissal*
Wednesday, October 11th


Oct 16 Teacher Planning/In-Service
Monday, October 16th - School Closed


Oct 25 Early Dismissal
Wednesday, October 25th



* Students are dismissed 75 minutes earlier than their normal dismissal time on early release days.


Friday Morning Chapel Service

Fridays 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


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