Lower School students earn gold at Junior Olympics

Seventh-grader Jacob Arias and third-grader Jacob Cuesta have more in common than their school and first names: Both have taekwondo black belts, and both gold-medaled at the July 2019 AAU Junior Olympics.

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Scholastic Book Fair event is the week of November 4th-8th

Reading unlocks the power of information and imagination. Studies show that students who read 20 minutes a day are exposed to 1.8 million words per year! This not only leads to a stronger vocabulary but translates into higher grades. Come out and explore the benefits of reading during our Arctic Adventure Book Fair which begins on November 4th. Your child will be motivated to read by the wide selection of books and they will remember the book fair experience for years to come. It is fun and educational for the whole family. Family event and Chili Cook-off on Thursday, November 7th from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. All proceeds benefit the library. Read more

Invite prospective families to Farragut’s upcoming 2019 Open Houses

We are pleased to announce that Admiral Farragut Academy will be hosting two open houses focused on Lower School and Upper & Boarding School. We feel that we have a very special community here at Farragut, and our goal is to share that with the rest of St. Petersburg and the world! If you have friends, acquaintances, co-workers, or family that you think might be looking for the perfect academic fit for their child, please help us get the word out about our Open Houses.

Lower School Open House

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
8:30-10:00 a.m.

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Boarding School Open House

Sunday, December 8, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Thank you for helping our Farragut Family grow!


The Farragut Admissions Team
Stephanie Wood, Jeff Ogden, Jaclyn Cole, and Jordan Seivold

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Lower School announces the 2019-20 student council members

Student Council speeches and elections were held on Monday, September 23rd.  After calculating the votes, we are pleased to announce our 2019-2020 Lower School Student Council members. Read more

Sign up for Lower School After School Activities 2019-2020

Admiral Farragut Academy provides many opportunities for its students to learn and have fun after school! There are many different after school programs for students to choose from, from sports to science to Minecraft, so they can always find something they’ll like.

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At Farragut, our students don’t just excel, they soar!

Students as young as 9 have been learning to fly at Admiral Farragut Academy, where 2018-19 was a year of groundbreaking advances for the school’s Aviation Program.

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Experience Prekindergarten at Farragut: Voted the best private elementary school in St. Petersburg

Prekindergarten at Admiral Farragut Academy

Experience Prekindergarten at Farragut

At Admiral Farragut Academy, we consider all of our faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and even grandparents, as part of the “Farragut Family.” We welcome the relationship and bond that is created between our families and the individuals who interact with, teach, and guide all of our students. Parents choose Farragut because our teachers create a learning environment that centers around support and compassion from early education to high school graduation. This bond begins with our youngest learners in prekindergarten, which is designed for 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds.

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Lower School end-of-year events 2018-19

During the last few weeks of school, Lower School had multiple events to celebrate a great school year, including parties and graduation ceremonies! Here is a recap of the Lower School end-of-school events for the 2018-2019 school year.

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Four Lower School students win radiant peace essay contest

We had four winners in this year’s radiant peace essay contest sponsored by The Radiant Peace Foundation International. Read more