By providing excellence in education at Advantage Academy of Hillsborough, we spark curiosity, and our students ask questions. We collaborate on real issues and our students see the world from a new perspective. We view the learning experience as meaningful opportunities focusing on technology, math and science, the use of digital tools, and emphasizing school wide and individual character building.  

Schools are about student success and our students are at the center of every decision we make. From our Kindergarteners to our Middle Schoolers, we design education that engages creativity, motivates critical thinking, and inspires collaboration. In turn, our students stretch and grow beyond their wildest imaginations preparing them for a future of lifelong learning.

Advantage Academy of Hillsborough is a tuition free public charter school and is fully accredited by Cognia


Comprehensive Curriculum 

Our developmentally responsive curriculum provides dynamic learning activities that allow students to grow in confidence. A balance of content mastery and skill development ensures that students are ready for their next exciting learning opportunity. The elementary and middle school curriculums are based upon the state curriculum frameworks and course description by the Florida State Department of Education.

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Beyond The Classroom

Learning outside the confines of the Advantage Academy of Hillsborough campus provides significant opportunities for growth and discovery. It begins with our Kindergartners visiting the Glazer Children's Museum, then onto the Florida Aquarium. Fourth graders experience the Tampa Bay Historical Center, sixth graders the Manatee Viewing Center. Our middle schoolers take an annual trip to the Kennedy Space Center.


Project Based Learning

Project Based Learning at Advantage Academy of Hillsborough is a philosophy of education that encourages students to learn and apply knowledge and skills through an engaging experience. Project Based Learning presents opportunities for deeper learning in context and for the development of important skills tied to college, professional development and career readiness. Project based learning activities are interdisciplinary, rigorous, and student centered. Research on project based learning supports an increase in student success, engagement and achievement, and helps students develop the 21st-century skills they need to succeed in higher education.




The Cambridge global perspectives program is a curriculum framework, sponsored by the University of Cambridge in England, for students in kindergarten to high school that helps students prepare for college. The program provides students with the opportunity to be challenged beyond the Florida Standards in a delivery system focused on a mix of traditional academic and project based learning units. Students are exposed to a rich, comprehensive academic perspective focused on real world, personal applications.



As with all POLICIES AND PROCEDURES handbooks, it is important to try to list every possible situation that might arise in a school. We have attempted to cover as many areas of concern as possible. Please consult with the administrative team should there be any questions regarding the expectations of the handbook.

Please read this handbook very carefully. We also require you to read the School District Student Code of Conduct. Students will be provided a page that requires the signature of the student and parent/guardian. The signed formed must be returned to school for placement in the student file.

For safety and to minimize disruptions, students are not permitted to order food deliveries of any kind during school hours or after school hours. Orders from Uber Eats, Grub Hub, pizza delivery, etc. will be declined by the front office. 
Parents/Guardians should not bring or drop off food for students, unless prior permission has been given by the school administration.

Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act

In accordance with federal anti-discrimination laws and the Florida Educational Equity Act, the school will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, disability, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.