SailFuture Academy

SailFuture Academy is an all-boys, year-round school designed to prepare students to graduate into business owners and operators.
We place students in the driver’s seat to solve real-world problems from the moment they step foot on campus in order to re-engage and re-inspire students who thrive in hands-on, experiential learning settings.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded2021

Student Body

Total Students200 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
Students by Grade SailFuture Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,500
Admissions DirectorLindsay Danielson Rapuano

School Notes

  • SailFuture Academy’s academic model centers around the theme of entrepreneurship, integrating fundamental business concepts and skills into the humanities and STEM curriculums across all four grades.  In addition to dynamic classroom instruction, students participate in full-day immersive learning labs each week where they are presented with real-world, hands-on problem solving challenges. 
  • In 11th and 12th grade, students intern and apprentice in one of the three student-led social enterprises: the SailFuture Kitchen, the SailFuture Construction Team, and/or the SailFuture Boat Donation program as well as outside partners in these industriesStudents at the Academy follow a year-round academic calendar with 5 terms. Each term, students receive STEM and humanities instruction that meets each student where he is while at the same time providing formative and summative opportunities to demonstrate practical skills mastery.
  • Academic Highlights
  • - Learn Business by Doing Business
  • - Paid Apprenticeship Opportunities
  • - Year-Round, 5-Term Academic Calendar
  • - 10:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
  • - Hands-on Experiential Learning in Culinary, Construction, and Maritime
  • - Project-Based Coursework

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to SailFuture Academy is Community Christian Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Paul Catholic School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Petersburg
    St. Paul Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 339 students
    0.8 miles
    1900 12th St N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33704
    (727) 823-6144
    0.8 PK-8
  • Saint Petersburg
    Aba Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 18 students
    1.1 miles
    4301 16th Street N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
    (727) 388-9449
    1.1 Inquire with school
  • Saint Petersburg
    Grace Lutheran
    Special Program Emphasis (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 244 students
    1.1 miles
    4301 16th Street North
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
    (727) 527-6213
    1.1 PK-8
  • Saint Petersburg
    Grades: PK-5 | 31 students
    1.3 miles
    3449 13th Ave N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
    (727) 323-4112
    1.3 PK-5
  • Saint Petersburg
    Grades: K-12 | 71 students
    1.5 miles
    6565 78th Avenue North Pinellas Park, FL 33781
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
    (727) 592-2659
    1.5 K-12

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