Dayspring Academy

for Education and the Arts

(727) 857-6922




Welcome to our "Frequently Asked Questions" page. Here you will find a list of the most commonly asked questions about Dayspring.

  • How are students selected?

    Students are selected through an equal opportunity lottery.

  • If one of my children is selected in the lottery, are my remaining children automatically accepted?

    Yes, provided there is space in the grade for the child.

  • If my child is not selected, do they remain on the waiting list?

    Yes, they will remain on the waiting list for the remainder of the school year. Periodically, spaces may become available in a grade and the next student on the waiting list is notified of the opening.

  • Do you accept ESE, ESOL, and children with special needs?

    Yes, providing the special needs can be met at Dayspring Academy.

  • What time does school start and end?

    Kindergarten: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM; Elementary School: 8:15 AM – 2:45 PM; Secondary School: 8:00 AM – 3:16 PM.

  • What is the Secondary School class schedule?

    Assembly/1st Period   8:00 - 9:05

    2nd Period                  9:08 - 9:58

    3rd Period                  10:01 - 10:51

    4th Period                  10:54 - 11:44

    5th Period                  11:47 - 12:37

    6th Period                  12:40 - 1:30

    7th Period                  1:33 - 2:23

    8th Period                  2:26 - 3:16

  • Does Dayspring Academy’s calendar coincide with Pasco County School District’s calendar?

    Yes, Dayspring students have the same vacations as the other Pasco County Schools.

  • What grades do you offer?

    Dayspring Academy currently offers grades Kindergarten through 10th, and will introduce 11th grade for the 2016-17 school year.

    Dayspring's, Little Scholars Preschool serves ages 3 through Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten. (VPK)




  • What is your enrollment school wide?

    Our enrollment for grades Kindergarten through 10th is approximately 645 students.

  • What is the Dress Code?

    Information on Dayspring’s Dress Code policy can be found on our Uniforms page.

  • Where can I buy uniforms?

    Information on uniforms can be found at our Uniforms page.





Dayspring Academy

for Education and the Arts

Dayspring Academy is accredited by:

AdvancED & Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

2016      Dayspring Academy