Lower School students wear a simple private school uniform and Upper School students wear naval uniforms.
Ship’s Store Hours
Monday-Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (closed for lunch from 11:00-11:45 AM)
Sundays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Monday-Friday from 7:30-7:45 AM, 11:45 AM-12:50 PM, and 3:00-3:45 PM
All uniforms must be purchased from the Admiral Farragut Academy Ship’s Store.
The school’s uniform store called ‘The Ship’s Store” is located on campus on the east side of Farragut Hall next to the high school office.
How to Purchase Uniforms at the Ship’s Store
Students should schedule an appointment at the Ship’s Store for a uniform fitting and purchase before the first day of school. Please allow up to 2 hours time for the full fitting and preparation for any alterations necessary.
Lucky Bag The Lucky Bag is a used uniform store located in the Ship’s Store, run by the Parents’ Group.
Lower School Uniforms
Navy polo shirt (shirttails are to be tucked in at all times)
Khaki pants or shorts for boys and/or skorts for girls
Solid brown leather belt is to be worn by all 1st-7th grade students if there are belt loops (students in PreK-K are not required to wear belts)
White ankle or no show socks
Shoe laces must be white, gray, or black in color
No flashing lights nor should they be bright colors or high tops
Example of a high top
Standards for Hair
Boys’ haircuts must meet the following specifications – closely cropped around the sides and back, the back tapered not “blocked”, maximum of 3 inches on top, neatly trimmed and combed, and hair must not extend below the eyebrows.
Girls need to wear hair close to the head. If hair is long enough, it needs to be worn in a ponytail. Hair that is not long enough for a ponytail needs to be worn off the face.
PreK-3rd grade students wear their regular uniform and do not change into the P.E. uniform
Gold physical education t-shirt with AFA logo (4th-7th grade students)
Navy physical education athletic shorts with AFA logo (6th & 7th grade students)
Regular Uniform (1st-7th grade)
(w/ crew neck sweater and pants)
(w/ zip up hoodie and pants)
Regular Uniform (PreK-K)
Upper School Uniforms
Academic Uniforms: Upper School
Students in 8th-12th grade wear Naval-inspired military uniforms with pride. All uniforms must be purchased in the Ship’s Store. Click here to read the full NJROTC Cadet Field Manual.
Different uniforms are worn on different days of the week:
Salt & Peppers
White collared shirt
Black garrison cap*
Khaki collared shirt
Black garrison cap*(not pictured)
Khaki shorts or black pants
Khaki or black belt
Blue AFA polo shirt
White ankle or now show socks
*Garrison caps are worn only when cadets are outside. *Ribbons and awards are worn on the Salt & Pepper uniform only. *Uniforms may be worn on alternate days for field trips, half days, etc.
Shoes:Students must wear black uniform shoes (available at the Ship’s Store) for the Navy Service and Salt & Peppers uniforms. Typically, on Fridays and during field trips students wear the Travel Gear uniform with which they are allowed to wear close-toed shoes such as black, brown, white, or grey boat shoes or athletic shoes.
Physical Education & Physical Training Gear A separate P.E. or P.T. uniform of a gold AFA t-shirt (tucked in) and navy blue athletic shorts (worn at natural waist) and white socks is worn during those classes.
Boarding Student Uniforms
On campus, evenings and weekends: Farragut P.E. gear
Off campus: Appropriate civilian clothing.
Athletic Team Uniforms
The athletic team uniforms pictured above are provided by the Athletic Department. Athletes may need to purchase additional required items such as hats, shoes, socks, etc.
Left to Right: Baseball, Swimming, Golf, Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling, Basketball, Lacrosse, Track & Field, Softball, Football, Tennis