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Morning Star  Receives National Recognition as a School of Excellence

The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) has named Morning Star Catholic School in Tampa as a 2018-2019 School of Excellence.  

Morning Star Catholic School Tampa is 1 of 4 private special education schools in Florida to receive this recognition and 1 of 99 schools within the United States to receive this honor. 


New parent orientation

Thursday, August 16th
7:00 pm
 in the Gym

This event is mandatory.  Please do not bring children to this event.



Campus Visit

Thursday, August 23rd
9:15 to 10:15am

We currently are accepting applications for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. Please call the office at 813-935-0232 if you plan to attend the Campus Visit.


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Morning Star Catholic School in Tampa is a small, non-profit Diocesan school of approximately 70 students that specializes in educating elementary and junior-high age children with learning disabilities and related learning challenges. Special Education Instructors and a dedicated staff use a proven approach along with small classes of 10-12 students to help children learn how to achieve greater success in life. Approximately 95% of our junior-high graduates earn their high school degree, with some continuing on to college.

With over 50 years of special education experience, Morning Star School is able to make a difference in the lives of the students we serve. We help children from all backgrounds and faiths shine like the “Stars” that they are. If your child needs a safe and caring learning environment where his or her uniqueness is celebrated, then please give us a call. We would welcome the opportunity to show you how Morning Star School can help your child experience the success and happiness he or she deserves.