Admiral Farragut Academy - Review #1

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Admiral Farragut Academy
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About the Author:

Years Attended Boarding School:
2014-2016
Sports and Activities:
I was part of the football team, baseball team and lacrosse team. Activities you could do on the campus include fishing, sailing also be part of any of the numerous club on Farragut.
College Enrolled:
Attended
Home Town, State:
Panama

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
Boarding at Admiral Farragut Academy was one of the best experience of my life, even though I was a foreign student, I never felt home sick.Staff at Farragut where always supportive and well experience. They also had a great communication with the students.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
Well as an foreign student, the greatest thing that happened to me while been at Farragut was graduating from there, because Farragut open a lot of opportunities and all I learned there help me through a lot of thing in life.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
The only advice I have is always be kind to everyone, try help as most as you can, don't eat too much at the hall, and just enjoy life at Farragut.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
What i like the most was meeting people fron different part of the world, get to hear there stories and been part of that family in Farragut.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Like i said before just be kind to everyone and don't be afraid about the military part of the school, that is just one percent of what you are going to experience in Farragut.

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The experience on boarding at the school, was great overall. Academics and the classes where very interactive with good teacher and staff.

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The athletic program at Farragut is very complete, and the area in which Farragut competes is very strong, so there a lot of opportunities to grow. Each sport has there own coach and they are there for you.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
I was not part of any artistic club, but there is a music club in which I heard was very good, as they also play on the football games.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
They have weekly run to the mall, we take a bus from the school to the mall. Also field trips.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Dorm life is great l, they have comfy beds, it is very relaxing, not stressing at all, 24/7 staff if you need any help.

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
Food was the best and the food hall, they had different manu every day, on breakfast they have the omelette bar, also the fruit and salad bar, very complete, and I can't forget the cereal bar as well. All kinds of drink.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
The surroundings are beautiful, a lot of beaches around and for you to choose, there is a mall closeby and a lot of restaurants and also stores.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Social life is fun, you will meet a lot of people from different countries, and believe make a lot of friends.
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Admiral Farragut Academy Alumni #1
Class of 2016
5.00 2/7/2022
Attended
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Admiral Farragut Academy Alumni #2
Class of 2015
5.00 4/20/2015
Stanford University
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Admiral Farragut Academy Alumni #3
Class of 2012
5.00 6/13/2017
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 320 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $53,200
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update