Primrose School of South Tampa


Welcome to
Primrose Schools®

Our teachers and caregivers are chosen for their passion for helping children achieve their full potential. We invite you to visit and see our Balanced Learning® approach in action.

Our Vision

Primrose Students
Tend to Outperform
Their Peers.

Find out how our time-tested Balanced Learning approach makes the difference.

Franchise Owners

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Jana Radtke and Christy Blackard

Latest News

  • Primrose Author Series - Book Reading/Signing

    Our "Author Series" continues. We're excited to invite local authors of children's books in to visit, meet, and read to our students. The book is available for sale prior to the reading and will be delivered to the school for personal signing and pick-up. On June 9th, we invite you to come and meet Judy Molony Roberts who will read her book, "Ready...Set...Pancakes!". This is the perfect book for June as it celebrates the father-son bond! A signed copy would be perfect for a Dad in your life! Books can be pre-ordered at

  • July Summer Camp 2017

    As we jump into July, we'll be creating things with K'nex, snap circuits, and gears/gizmos and gadgets as well as visiting the Children's Museum during "Inventions & Robotics". We're experimenting with Geode Geology, exploring the solar system, and visiting the MOSI Planetarium during "Midnight at the Museum". During "Quiet on the Set", we'll dress up and host our own play with boas and hats, take a behind the scenes tour of the Tampa Theater, get our faces painted, and have a karaoke dance party. Our final theme week for July is "X Marks the Spot" so ahoy matey - the pirate invasion kicks off the first week of August!

  • Summer Reading List to Keep Young Minds Active

    Summer is the perfect time to start a parent-child book club. Here are some books to kickstart your list.

  • Father's Day Breakfast: Friday, June 16, 2017

    We're inviting all Dads to celebrate their special day during drop off - breakfast will be provided during drop off hours in your child's classroom, or you can "grab and go". We appreciate our Primrose Dads!

  • Red, White, and Blue Parade

    Please save the date to join us for our Red, White, and Blue Parade on Friday, June 30, 2017 - younger classes at 3:00 and older classes at 3:45.

  • Should You Be Sneaking Veggies Into Your Toddler’s Diet?

    Nutrition expert Ann Dunaway Teh offers options for parents on both sides of the debate.

  • Primrose School of South Tampa - A GOLD Donor!

    Through generous donations from Primrose Parents and Community Partners, as well as the hard work of our teachers and leadership team, Primrose School of South Tampa raised over $17,000 during our 2017 Spring Fling. Over the last two years, we've donated almost $40,000 to the Primrose Children's Foundation, Ronald McDonald House of Tampa Bay, and the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. We donated 3,500 pounds of food to Metropolitan Ministries during 2017. This year, our management team members supported the children behind the scenes at the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation's Fashion Funds a Cure by providing lots of fun creative arts and crafts to occupy their time before they hit the red carpet! Thank you to all for helping us make our community a happier place!

  • School Closed - Independence Day

    We will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to celebrate the 4th of July! Have fun and be safe if you're handling fireworks!

  • Snacktivities: Banana Split Bites

    Try This Delicious (and Healthy!) Twist on A Classic Dessert

  • Skills to Teach Your Child Before They Ride a Bike

    Dr. Steve Sanders shares exercises that teach children the motor skills they need to ride a bicycle.

  • Easy Ways to Teach Children About Conservation

    Help your child learn how to be environmentally friendly early on with these activities.

  • Why Balanced Learning® Works

    It's a fact: children learn better when they are engaged. That's why purposeful play and nurturing guidance from teachers are key components of Balanced Learning. See how this time-tested approach with a strong emphasis on life skills and character development can help your child develop and excel.

We'd love for your family to meet ours.