Aviation student Andrew Jeon ’21 earns solo flight endorsement

Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Andrew Jeon on earning his student pilot solo endorsement. Andrew flew solo for the first time at Manatee Airport in a Piper Archer PA-28 aircraft tail number N82746 on January 8, 2020.

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Orienteering team brings home first, second, and third place wins

On Saturday, January 11, the Admiral Farragut Academy Orienteering team competed at Croom South, Withlacoochee State Park, and brought home a 3rd place team win and 1st and 2nd place individual wins.

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Thelma Cabantac joins Admiral Farragut Academy as our new Senior Naval Science Instructor

Thelma Cabantac

We are pleased to announce that Thelma Cabantac (pronounced Kah-Ban-Tac) has joined Admiral Farragut Academy as our new Senior Naval Science Instructor. She is the first female named to that position at Farragut. Read more

2020-2021 school calendar is published

The Admiral Farragut Academy academic calendar for 2020-2021 has now been published.

Please visit the Calendar page for updated events.

Students flourish in AP Capstone Diploma Program

Turiya Moka ‘21 had never taken an advanced-placement class and wondered whether jumping into AP Seminar was such a good idea.

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Upper school students perform in Winter Arts Showcase

On Friday, December 13, the Upper School arts department held their Winter Arts Showcase in DeSeta Hall. The program included music and drama from the band, the drumline, and groups and individual students. Afterward, guests took the time to visit the Art and Photography display provided by the Fine Arts Department.

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Admiral Farragut Academy partners with Embry-Riddle to host Careers in Aviation Expo

Careers in Aviation Expo Admiral Farragut Academy and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Please join us and invite your friends to the Careers in Aviation Expo!

On Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Admiral Farragut Academy will partner with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to host a Careers in Aviation Expo at Farragut for young people interested in working in the aviation industry.
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Aviation students are flying high in the school’s popular Aviation Program

Since 1998, Admiral Farragut Academy has prepared young men and women to soar. While students at other schools might be focusing on an upcoming math exam, students in Farragut’s Aviation program master the fundamentals of flight, both on campus and in the air. Read more

Science teacher wins FAWQC grant to fund the redesign of current tidal pond biome system

Mrs. Sari Deitche, who has been teaching at Admiral Farragut Academy since 2002, has earned the Florida Association for Water Quality Control (FAWQC) E2 Fund grant for the eleventh year in a row. Mrs. Deitche received her check of $971.38 in front of students on Monday, December 9th. Read more

Class of 2020 senior Philip Henderson was chosen as Heisman High School Scholarship School Winner

Senior Philip Henderson was chosen by the Heisman Trophy Trust as the 2019 Heisman High School Scholarship School Winner. Read more