Why Choose Villa Madonna?

Excellent Scores, Small Classes, Spirituality

Excellent Scores

Villa Madonna national standardized scores are consistently well above the national average private school student, in the areas of Math, Science, and Reading. Villa Madonna is a proud, active member of the National Junior Honors Society. The majority of Villa Madonna graduates attend Jesuit, Tampa Catholic, and Academy of the Holy Names, with a small percentage attending public, or International Baccalaureate programs. Students are encouraged to be involved at school, within their local community, as well as nationally and globally. Click here to read more about specific grade levels and the Academic Programs here at Villa Madonna.

Smaller Classes

Villa Madonna School limits class size, in order to maximize student-teacher and student-student interaction.

Our Campus

Our beautiful 10 acre campus is truly an Oasis in Downtown Tampa.

Just blocks from Downtown, The Children's Museum, and the Straz Center,  Villa Madonna campus is nestled quietly off of Columbus Avenue, tucked behind our beautiful garden gates.


Once inside our beautiful tree-lined gates, the hustle and bustle of the busy Tampa streets melt away and the quiet, peaceful Salesian spirit will embrace you. Take a stroll through shady Ana Maria Park and you may hear the rushing of the Fountain Courts, and the laughter of our littlest Salesians as they play!


Villa Madonna campus also has three playgrounds, two softball fields, a soccer field, track, and full gymnasium. Our campus also offers a chapel and a youth community center.

Celebrate Youth!

Villa Madonna School offers a vast variety of campus experiences in an effort to support and celebrate the individuality of EVERY student. "Celebrate Youth" is a Salesian motto which reminds us all that YOUTH is a time to CELEBRATE! Villa Madonna offers rich programs in Fine Arts, Music, and Art, as well as a superior Sports & Athletics program, and an unmatched Technology program!

Check out this video, created by our students, highlighting our amazing principal!

Global Community

Villa Madonna School is only one of many Salesian Schools in the Eastern U.S.  The Salesian Sisters, founded by Saint Don Bosco in 1840, operate schools and missions in over 130 countries. Villa Madonna School proudly supports the efforts of Salesian Sisters worldwide, and enjoys being part of a global community dedicated to social justice.   When you are a Salesian student or family, you are part of a global initiative.


Our Sisters


Founded by Saint John Bosco in Italy in 1840, the Salesian order is dedicated to the care of youth. Don Bosco believed everything should be done with "Reason, Religion, and Loving Kindness." This motto, though more than 100 years old, remains the foundation for the spirit of Villa Madonna faculty, staff, students and families still today.  Rooted in respect, Don Bosco's message touches every student at Villa Madonna, embodies our social culture, and remains alive long after graduating.


Villa Madonna is blessed to be the home of several energetic, vibrant, and playful Salesian Sisters. They can often be found rollerblading at recess, playing basketball, teaching math, and even coaching soccer....all while wearing the famous white habits!

                                                                         Meet Our Sisters


Sr. Mary Jackson


Sr. Guerline Joseph

Sr. Joo Yun Park

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