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jack gillis alumni scholarship application

We are proud to announce that the Jack Gillis Alumni Scholarship Application is now available.

The application process is open to Morning Star School junior-high graduates who are actively enrolled in continuing education. The completed application must be received by Monday, August 19, 2019. Please click on the button below to access this application.

summer office hours

From June 4 to July 18, 2019, the office will be open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00am - 3:00pm.

The office will be closed during the week of July 1 to July 5.

Normal office hours (Monday thru Friday from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm) will resume on July 22.

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.


If you are interested in learning more about our exceptional educational program, please come to one of our…

campus visits

Wednesday, June 12th
Wednesday, July 17th
Wednesday, August 21st
Wednesday, September 18th

9:15 am to 10:15 am

Please call the office at 813-935-0232 or email if you plan to attend one of the above Campus Visits.


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Morning Star Catholic School in Tampa is a small, non-profit Diocesan school of approximately 80 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.

With over 60 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.