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Admiral Farragut Academy

Admiral Farragut Academy is our country's ONLY Honor Naval Academy. In 2005, sixty-three grads earned $5.3 million dollars in college, university, military academy and ROTC scholarships. AFA graduates receive 100% college acceptance. The Academy offers academic programs and the full NJROTC course of study, as approved by the US Congress and the Department of the Navy. Founded in 1945, Admiral Farragut Academy is a co-educational, boarding and day college-preparatory military school with full Naval Junior ROTC status in grades 9-12 and military exposure in grades 6-8. Students may enroll in K through grade 12 with an optional 5 or 7 day boarding offered to grades 6-12.

AFA graduates receive 100% college placement. A full-time college placement and guidance officer assists cadets with college applications, college visits, and scholarship applications. Graduates typically attend fine colleges and universities such as: Auburn, Duke, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Northeastern, Princeton, Northwestern, the United states Air Force Academy, the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, the Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, Vanderbilt and numerous Florida colleges and the universities in eastern United States.

With seventeen interscholastic sports, cadets may select from varsity and junior varsity football and basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, wrestling, track & field, cross-country, golf, tennis, swimming, diving, sailing, riflery, cheerleading, and a newly formed paintball team. In 2004, AFA's varsity boy's team captured the Florida State 2A Division Basketball Championship. Cadets may choose from a wide selection of clubs and extracurricular activities, including color guard, drill team, and rifle team. Boarding students are offered weekend excursions, including area theme parks, weekend night movies on campus, cultural and sporting events, and trips to area beaches and malls.

School name:Admiral Farragut Academy
Address:501 Park Street North
Zip & city:FL 33710 Florida
Phone:(727) 384-5500

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