Keeping on track: Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point

Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point Read more

Three Farragut teachers earned the Barrett Foundation Mathematics and Science Teacher Award

Pictured left to right: Sari Deitche, Jenn Barrett, Brian Barrett, Carolyn VanArsdale, Rebecca Blake, Tom McGlinn

Each year, our teachers have the opportunity to enter a contest to win the Barrett Family Foundation Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teacher Award which is a $10,000 tax-free cash gift. The winners are selected based on recommendation letters from the school head, a colleague, a student, their resume and personal letter, and a 3-5 minute video. Read more

Four seniors sign to play sports at the college level

On November 14, 2019, four student-athletes from two sports signed to play at the collegiate level.

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Athletic update; two athletes compete at state in cross country and diving, football to compete in 2A Region 3 Championship

Congratulations to our two athletes who made it to States in our fall sports season. Also, congrats to the football team who has made it to the 2A Region 3 Championship (see us play this Friday!). Read more

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

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.

More than 800,000 new pilots and 679,000 aircraft technicians will be needed over the next 20 years, according to The Boeing Company’s industry forecast. With air travel increasing worldwide, career opportunities are also booming in aviation business and finance, airport management, air traffic control, aerospace engineering, aviation data analytics, aviation cybersecurity, and more. It’s a great time to work in the aviation industry.

Explore the opportunities and hear first-hand from industry professionals at the Admiral Farragut Academy/Embry-Riddle Careers in Aviation Expo. Read more

Science teacher cage dives with great white sharks

Rebecca Blake checked off a bucket list item when she joined them in their natural habitat

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Students learn direct path for aviation career, presented by American Airlines

According to American Airlines and aviation industry reports, in the next 20 years there will be a shortage of airline pilots and mechanics. In fact the reports expect the hiring of 120,000 more pilots and 6,500 mechanics. Read more

Radford Star recipients for the fall quarter of the 2019-20 school year

L-R: Hans Renlund, Lars Renlund, Ryan Almstadt, Jillian Aprile, Caroline Fiorillo, Yixuan Li, Darius Webb

Admiral Farragut Academy is proud to announce the Radford Star cadet recipients for the fall quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

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AP U.S. History class attends 13th annual Cannon School

AP U.S. History class attends 13th annual Cannon School

The Advanced Placement United States History (APUSH) class at Admiral Farragut Academy recently attended their 13th annual Cannon School at the National Park Service Headquarters in St. Augustine, FL. 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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