Calvary Academy Ministries

5400 Bethlehem Road, Mulberry, FL 33860


boys & girls (12-17)

to operate a school for children with behavioral difficulties.


Calvary Academy describes itself as a boarding school catering to children ages 11 to 17 whose families place them at the school for drug and alcohol abuse, sexual promiscuity or showing disrespect for authority.

Christian teachings and strict discipline are a key part of the school's philosophy.

Most of the religious group homes reviewed by the Tampa Bay Times are nonprofit organizations and must file financial information each year with the IRS. The Times collected these public records, which reveal income and expenses and other basic information about each organization. In some cases, the forms could not be found.

Gross receipts $882,437
($1,107,751 in prior year)
Expenses $1,296,568
Net revenue $-414,131
Net asssets $-341,151
Employees 41

State officials have responded to four complaints in recent years, but only found evidence in 1. In 2008, they found some evidence that a child suffered physical injury.



  • environmental hazards
  • inadequate supervision
  • physical injury (unspecified)
  • threatened harm

executive director

According to this group home's tax form for 2009:



Group home profile last updated: Dec. 7, 2012, 1:49 p.m.

  • 490 First Avenue South
  • St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • 727-893-8111