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Franklin Boys Preparatory Academy

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Where young men achieve greatness

The Boys Preparatory Academy at Franklin Middle Magnet, just north of historic Ybor City, is a Magnet Schools of America Distinguished School. We promote academic achievement, professionalism and self-confidence. Our young men prepare for college in a technology-rich environment with a robotics makerspace, Smartboards and iPads available for every student. Scholar Quest offerings lead to high school credit in courses like Math, Criminal Justice and Computer Science. Students connect through competitive sports teams and free after school Enrichment Academies including Debate, Golf and Model UN. Through Electives, our students sample a range of courses—including one of Hillsborough's only middle school Law Studies programs—then pursue what best sparks their interests. Students also give back, partnering with Southeastern Guide Dogs to raise future service animals. Our Sixth Grade Structure helps young men transition to this single-gender learning environment. Each student joins one of three "houses," with strong mentors and new friendships. Our vision: Molding young men of distinction who will achieve greatness.


Sixth Grade Structure

Our sixth grade structure is designed to group students who are new to middle school together for their first year as they become comfortable with the dynamics of their new school.

Scholar Quest

Scholar Quest engages students in accelerated courses, featuring advanced academics and unique future-focused career learning opportunities. Courses often allow students to receive high school credits.


Sample several fascinating subjects as a 6th grade student before taking a deeper dive into the fields that interest and inspire you most in 7th and 8th grades.

School Information

3915 21St. Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
  • School Area: Area 4
  • Area Coach: Vacant
  • Phone: (813) 558-1100
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  • Area Superintendent: Owen Young
  • Phone: (813) 740-3710
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  • Website: Area 4

Preparing Students for Life