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Center for Academic Success

The Center for Academic Success, located in the Roy M. Speer Student Center, encourages students to use their learning strengths and styles to become successful and confident lifelong learners. All students are encouraged to take advantage of our FREE morning and afternoon tutorial on Monday - Friday from 7:25-7:55 a.m. (reporting to Period 1 by 8:00 a.m.), and after school from 3:05-3:35 p.m. 

Contact
Angie Koebel | akoebel@farragut.org | Phone: (727) 384-5500 ext. 247 | Fax: (727) 347-4348 

Services

Educational Testing
Educational testing may identify strengths and weaknesses which need to be addressed in the educational setting. The center offers educational testing that assists teachers and support staff as they develop an educational plan for your child. Fees from $100 - $500.

Interactive Metronome
This program addresses motor planning and sequencing by working on the internal/external rhythm and timing of the body. It has proven to be very successful in improving academic and physical performance. Students typically undergo 12 to 15 one hour sessions, depending on specific needs and progress. Additional Information. $800/Series.

Academic Coaching/Study Skills
Held during the academic day, as an alternative elective class and limited to four students. Students are taught study habits and organizational skills that are necessary to maintain the high academic expectations of the Academy. Middle School $800/Quarter. High School $1,600/Semester. 

Instructional Period Replacement
For the student with learning differences that impede success in the traditional classroom, this is as an alternative to the traditional English or Math class. Course is geared toward the student’s specific needs and interests. Also entitles student to Study Zone at no charge. $5,000 Annual Fee.

Weekly Project Planning
Students receive FREE guidance once a week in planning the upcoming week's study time to maximize results and ensure projects and assignments are completed accurately and on time.

Individualized Reading Programs
Our staff of dedicated educators will tailor a reading program to meet the specific needs of your child. Lindamood-Bell® programs and multi-sensory methods are integrated with other proven reading improvement strategies to develop an individualized reading program. Initial Evaluation $100, 90 min./week $100, Additional Sessions $55/hour.

Subject-Specific Tutoring

  • One-to-One Tutoring - Students in need of tutoring in a specific academic subject area will be paired with a tutor with expertise in that area. The tutoring will occur after the academic day is completed. $65/hour.
  • Peer Tutoring - Students often just need a study buddy or assistance with note taking or lecture review. The peer-tutoring program offers students the opportunity to buddy up with someone from the same class or someone who has excelled in the subject area to assist the student as they master subject content.

Kurzweil Assistive Technology
Reading, writing and study skills assistive software helps students overcome learning challenges. Annual software license available. $600/Academic Year. Additional Information

*All fees subject to change

Admiral Farragut Academy is a private, college prep, day and boarding school located in St. Petersburg, FL serving grades PreK thru 12th grade.

501 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710   |   (727) 384-5500   |   Request Information

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