With the New Year well underway and Winter Break reaching its close for many grade school and college-aged students around the Tampa Bay area, these upcoming cold, winter months can seem like an eternity. The light at the end of the tunnel, though, is Spring Break.
Come early March, thousands of students across the Bay Area will ditch the books for a week of basking in the sun, travelling to a number of the best Spring Break destinations in Florida, and relaxing in preparation for the last stretch of the 2011-12 school year. When is your Spring Break? Check our comprehensive list below to find Spring Break dates for public schools and universities in Tampa.
Public Grade Schools
All Primary, Middle, and High Schools in Hillsborough County - Monday through Friday, March 12-16.
All Primary, Middle, and High Schools in Pinellas County - Monday through Friday, March 26-30.
Colleges and Universities
University of South Florida - Monday through Saturday, March 12-17 (includes USF St. Petersburg campus as well).
Hillsborough Community College - Monday through Friday, March 19-23.
University of Tampa - Sunday through Sunday, March 4-11.
St. Leo University - Monday through Friday, March 12-16.
Eckerd College - Saturday through Sunday, March 17-25.
St. Petersburg College - Monday through Friday, March 5-9.
No plans for Spring Break yet? No worries. Check out our Spring Break pages for the 813area and 727area for all the best in up to date Spring Break events, hotel deals, and more in Tampa and St. Petersburg.