History

Admiral Farragut Academy-- An Honor Naval Academy founded in 1933, Pine Beach, NJ. A second campus opened in 1945 in St. Petersburg, Fl. Offering co-ed grades K-12, AFA has a 92% re-enrollment rate and 100% college acceptance rate. AFA only considers students who want to attend. AFA is NOT a "boot camp" and will not consider children who are disciplinary problems. AFA is alma mater of two of the twelve men who have walked on the moon.

Overview

Region
Tampa FL Area
Program Emphasis
5-Day Boarding School
Boarding School
Day School
Military
Small Boarding School
All Grades PK-12
Boarding Grades 6-12
Grade Divisions
Kindergarten
Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Other(35 acres located on Boca Ciega Bay)
Campus Size (Acres) 35
Head of School CAPT Robert Fine
Endowment $2,000,000

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.farragut.org
Director of Admission LT Gretchen Herbst
Admission Application Apply to Admiral Farragut Academy
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $150
Application Deadline(s) Rolling admissions
Financial Aid Awarded $250,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 17%
Admission Tests Accepted
Other (reliable standardized test)
Day Student Tuition $17,600.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition $32,950.00
Boarding Student Tuition $38,950.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 359
Boys 261
Girls 98
% Boys/Girls 73%/27%
Boarding Students 111
Day Students 248
International
Bulgaria
China
Germany
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Other (Students from 17 countries )
Phillipines
Russia
Spain
Venezuela
United States
Arkansas
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Kentucky
Missouri
New York
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Virginia
Majority of students come from Southeast
% of Students of Color 12%
% of International Students 32%

Academics

Full Time Faculty 55 full and part time teachers
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 58%
Student/Faculty ratio 12:1
Average Class Size 15-18
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Anatomy
Art
Art History
Biology
Botany
Calculus
Chemistry
Chorus
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Dance
Drama
Driver Education
Earth Science
Economics
Electronics
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
Ethics
European History
Film
Fine Arts
French
Geography
Geometry
German
Government/Civics
Health
History
Marine Biology
Mathematics
Music
Other (Meteorology)
Physical Education
Physiology
Psychology
Social Science
Social Studies
Spanish
Statistics
Study Skills
Trigonometry
Typing
World History
Writing
A.P. Courses Offered
Art History
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Computer Science A
English Language
French Language
Spanish Language
US History

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 480-600
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 460-590
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Boston, CLAEH School of Medicine, Clemson, Cornell, Eckerd, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Georgia Mason, Georgia Institute of Technology, Indiana, Jacksonville, Maine Maritime, Merchant Marine, Naval Academy Prep School, Pennsylvania State, Purdue, Savannah College of Art & Design, Stetson, Suffolk, Syracuse, Texas A & M, The Citadel, US Naval Academy, , US Coast Guard Academy, Universities of South, Central and North Florida
% of Graduates Who Attend College 96%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field
volleyball
wrestling
Recreational Sports
basketball
fitness
rappelling
riflery
sailing
swimming
tennis
volleyball
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
Chorus
Community Service Program
Drama Club
School Band
Tour Guides
Yearbook

Notes


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