•  Shore Theme

    Shore has earned multiple awards and honors!
    Since 1996, we have been an Arts Elementary
    Magnet School located in the heart of Ybor City.


    MSA MSA Certified

    A Nationally Certified Magnet School
    by Magnet Schools of America!

    Shore Elementary Magnet School of the Arts was chosen as one of the first
    55 Nationally Certified Magnet Schools from 2017-2021!


    Arts Schools Network

    An Arts Schools Network Exemplary School!

    Designated an Arts School Network Exemplary School
    2018-2023 and 2016-2018


    MSA Excellence

    A Magnet Schools of America Merit Award Winning School!

    Magnet School of Excellence Merit Award in 2007, 2013, 2015 & 2020
    Magnet School of Distinction Merit Award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2017, 2018, & 2019

    Dr. Donald R. Waldrip Elementary School of Merrit Award Winner in 2007


    5 Star School

    A Five Star School!

    Shore has been designated by the Florida Department of
    Education as a Five Star School for over 20 years!

  • Shore Arts Department

    Students have a variety of Arts Opportunities at Shore!

    All students in Grades K-5 at Shore receive the following Arts Classes once a week for 30 minutes:
    •Visual Art

    Grade 2-5 students have an extra Arts Experience once a week for 30 minutes called Encore. Students may perform in the Winter & Spring Encore Showcase performances.*

    Shore has an Annual Musical at the end of the year.  The musical is auditioned and rehearses numerous times a week after school. Previous musicals include The Little Mermaid Jr., Willy Wonka Jr., The Lion King Jr., The Wizard of Oz YPE, Peter Pan Jr., Beauty and the Beast Jr., and Aladdin Jr.*

    Every year Shore hosts it's Annual Arts Festival in which artists and performers share their talents with students during an all day interactive event.*

    There are also a variety of Performance Groups for students to participate in including chorus, strings, dance, art club, and the Morning News Team.*

     *Due to COVID-19, these performances and experiences may not occur as normal.