About Us

About Saddlebrook Academy

Saddlebrook Preparatory is an independent school situated on the grounds of Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, approximately 25 miles north of Tampa. Saddlebrook Academy was founded in 1992 in conjunction with the Pasco County School Board. In 1997, the school became private and was renamed Saddlebrook Preparatory (Prep). All students enrolled in our prep school in Florida are also concurrently enrolled in either the Saddlebrook Tennis Program or the Saddlebrook Golf Academy. As an academic institution, Saddlebrook Prep is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Florida Council of Independent Schools.

Mission, Vision & Core Values

Saddlebrook Preparatory School offers students an international environment that encourages creativity, curiosity and healthy competitiveness in a safe and supportive community. Our dynamic education community values the pursuit of knowledge, building the body and shaping the character. 

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School Profile

Saddlebrook Academy enrolls approximately 100 students and offers a low student/teacher ratio within an intimate learning community. Enrollment represents students from more than 20 different countries. Situated in a highly secure and gated community of 480 acres with well-supervised residential facilities for student-athletes from elementary to high school, the school allows young athletes to complete their high school education while continuing their training in tennis and golf. 

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Community Service

Saddlebrook students work hard, play hard and study hard both on the course or court and in the classroom. We provide them with ample firsthand community service opportunities throughout their time with us.  

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Headquarters for the Professional Tennis & Pickleball Registry

Saddlebrook is the world Headquarters for the Professional Tennis & Pickleball Registry. PTR and PPR, serving more than 20,000 memberships, is thrilled to announce the relocation of its headquarters to the world-renowned Saddlebrook Resort and Academies. This strategic move represents a significant milestone in both organization’s growth and commitment to providing unparalleled service to those they serve.

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Contact Us

Reach out with any questions and our faculty and staff will connect with you as soon as possible. 

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The Area

1. Busch Gardens
2. AdventHealth Center Ice
3. Clearwater Beach
4. St. Petersburg Beach
5. Amalie Arena- Tampa Bay Lightning
5. Raymond James- Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7. Zoo Tampa

8. Disney World
9. Epcot
10. Museum of Science & Industry
11. Tampa River Walk
12. The Florida Aquarium
13. Straz Center for the Performing Arts