STUDENTS SHOULD KNOW
As a student at Farragut, you will...
- Become empowered, discover your passions, and become a well-rounded individual.
- Meet and study with friends from all over the world - 32 countries and 17 U.S. states, to be exact!
- Learn to fly a plane, sail a boat, scuba dive, build a robot, or compete in a sport you never thought you could.
PARENTS SHOULD KNOW
Your child will find success at thanks to our dedicated faculty who...
- Believe in learning by doing, creating interactive classrooms, labs, and studios
- Find teachable moments outside the classroom every day
- Encourage every student to take advantage of opportunities to try something new
- Guide students toward their individual potential
- Many of whom live on campus, truly making them mentors, role models, and family members to our boarding and day students.
Classroom & Real-life Experiences
Classroom instruction involves both independent and small, collaborative group participation. In addition to the everyday curriculum, students also have the opportunity to challenge themselves in many academic competitions throughout the year in different subject areas like Robotics, Spoken Word Poetry, Spelling Bees, Mathematics, and more.
The Farragut Experience includes a robust curriculum complemented by travel and hands-on experiences. For example...
- AP U.S. History students spend three days exploring St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement and port in the continental United States.
- Scuba and Marine Biology students study salt and freshwater marine life while diving and camping at the many natural springs in north Florida.
- Second grade students spend a day at Busch Gardens' "Zoo School" to learn about animal habitats and how animals care for themselves in the wild.
- Fifth grade students spend the night at the Kennedy Space Center and get to meet a NASA astronaut. Two of the 12 moon walking astronauts are Farragut graduates!
- Middle and high school students embark on a nine-day educational adventure to Washington D.C. during Thanksgiving break during which they tour more than 75 venues and sites.
- Aviation students spend 2-3 hours per day at Albert Whitted Airport learning to fly Cessna airplanes, earning their Private Pilot's License, and eventually flying solo!
Farragut: Start here, go anywhere!