St. Petersburg Collegiate High School was in the spotlight again this week ranking #1 in the 2015 Niche Rankings for Best Public High School in the Tampa Bay Metro area and the top charter school in the state.
Niche’s Best High Schools ranks more than 14,000 schools nationwide based on academics, health and safety, diversity, survey responses, teachers grade and resources and facilities.
SPC’s Collegiate High school was compared with 65 public high schools in Tampa Bay. They were also ranked as the #16 charter school in the nation.
“I am thrilled with the results of this survey because it affirms our mission to provide an exceptional experience for young adults that encompasses all the benefits of college and high school,” said Starla Metz, Principal, St. Petersburg Collegiate High School. “I am also thankful for the support of St. Petersburg College faculty and staff as they share in this accomplishment.”
Located on SPC’s St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus, St. Petersburg Collegiate High School has earned an A from the state of Florida every year since it opened in 2004. This year, they also received the Bronze award for Best High Schools from U.S. News and World Report.
A charter school, SPCHS has a unique mission to equip students to simultaneously earn a high school diploma, an Associate of Arts degree and a Bright Futures Scholarship.