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    Admiral Farragut Academy

    Admiral Farragut Academy

    Details

    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day, Residential
    • Type: Private, Military
    • Grades Offered: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG
    • Country: United States
    • High School Admission Test: Not Required
    • Affiliation: The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
    • CEEB: 101495
    • IPED: 265362
    • Application Fee: $100
    • Tution Boarding: $53,200
    • Tution Day: $24,900
    • Enrollment: $440
    • Percent Boarding: $45
    • Special Needs Served: Learning Differences
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans
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    Overview

    Admiral Farragut Academy accepts local day students entering Kindergarten-12th grade and international boarding students entering 8th-12th grade or their postgraduate year.

    Academic Opportunity

    In addition to the traditional curriculum, Farragut students have the opportunity to:

    • Learn multiple languages: Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and sign language
    • Take Aviation courses and earn a Private Pilot License
    • Hands-on Marine Science at the campus' waterfront
    • Earn up to four Scuba certifications; become Master Diver
    • Make robots come to life in Engineering classes and clubs
    • Leadership skills earned through the military NJROTC program

    Boarding Life

    • Join one of our 21 athletic teams that welcome all levels of ability (athletics start in 6th grade, but are also offered as a club in earlier grades)
    • Head to the waterfront to sail, kayak, cast net, fish, canoe, or paddleboard
    • Venture out for a weekend camping or dive trip to a Florida spring or visit Florida theme and water parks like Disney World, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, Sea World, and more
    • Relax on campus for big screen movie and game nights

    College Preparation

    • Through dorm life and our college-like campus students learn to manage time and personal space, and to live harmoniously with others.
    • College counselor creates an individualized college plan for each student.
    • The high school NJROTC program provides the tools to become organized, accountable, self-disciplined, and respectful to self and others.
    • Leadership positions and naval science training make our students' college applications stand out.

    Educational Summer Boarding Program for Teens

    Summer@Farragut is a unique six-week summer boarding program for teens entering grades 8-12 which includes living on campus while attending college-prep classes and participating in fun activities. Summer@Farragut also exposes students to cultural diversity, provides a focused learning environment, and helps students become socially mature. The program is held on Admiral Farragut Academy's waterfront campus.

    The summer boarding program is divided into one six-week academic and elective session or three, two-week elective sessions. Teens can also choose to enroll in a single elective session, two elective sessions, or all three. The completion of a full six-week academic course earns one high school credit. Elective and recreational classes meet for two weeks each.