Admiral Farragut Academy

Address: 501 Park St. N., St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

This academy is accredited by:

  • The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • The Florida Council of Independent Schools

Brief Overview

Named after Admiral David Glasgow Farragut and founded in 1933, the Admiral Farragut Academy is a college prep school. The original campus, located in New Jersey, closed in 1994. Today, the school is located on a 35 acre campus in St. Petersburg, Florida.

In the early 1990s, the Academy began accepting women and today the ratio of boys to girls at the Admiral Farragut Academy is 5 to 1.

Farragut is notable for having graduated two of the twelve men who walked on the Moon: Rear Admiral Alan Shepard and Brigadier General Charles Duke.

The headmaster of this Naval Honor School is Robert J. Fine, Jr. Involvement in the NJROTC program is required and an integral part of the education at Admiral Farragut Academy.

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