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SailFuture Academy Private High School

Bridging the gap between high school graduation and a career

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SailFuture Academy is a co-ed, tuition-free entrepreneurship high school that teaches students how to think critically and solve real world problems.

Total Enrollment
200
Grades Served
9th - 12th
Financial Aid Support
100%

Project-based curriculum built
for hands-on learners

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 have become disconnected from their high school experience.

Rigorous math, science, english, and business coursework
Twice per week immersions in construction, maritime, and culinary projects
Integrated Life Skills curriculum teaching youth how to lease an apartment, buy a car, and open a bank account

“The SailFuture Academy is a technical high school that prepares students to graduate into business owners and operators.”

Lindsay Danielson Rapuano, Head of School
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Guaranteed College or Career Placement

Internships within SailFuture Academy’s three Social Enterprises help our students develop critical social-emotional, business, and industry-specific skills that make them marketable to our employment partners.

In addition to on-site training, students participate in apprenticeships with local employers to earn field experience and a financial stipend.

“Our student run enterpises are the perfect way to teach students about business in a practical, hands-on and engaging way. Our students work 'behind the scenes' on all of the business fundamentals including: finances, project management, human resources, marketing, business development, and more.”

Sam Carew-Jones, Director of Social Enterprises
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The professionalism and skills of graduates from the SailFuture Academy are unparalleled. We remain committed to hiring students post-graduation, and helping each student begin building a successful career.

Interested in enrolling your child at the SailFuture Academy?

Would your child be better served at SailFuture Academy? Let us know!

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Meet our team

  • Lindsay Danielson Rapuano

    Head of School

  • Sam Carew-Jones

    Social Enterprise
    Director

  • Michael Long

    Executive Director

  • Hunter Thompson

    Operations Director

  • Tony Monceaux

    Maritime Coach

  • Captain Kenneth Fulton

    Expedition Boat Captain

Contact Us

Questions about admission, academics, or scholarships? Feel free to call us anytime. We'd love to hear from you.


Lindsay Danielson, Head of School

+1 (727) 209-7846

ldanielson@sailfuture.org

School Information

SailFuture Academy is an all-boys, year-round school designed to immediately bridge the gap between graduation and a career. We're located in St. Petersburg, Florida and eligible for any Pinellas County resident.


2154 27th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Mon-Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm

Recent News

SailFuture Begins Construction on New High School

Current SailFuture students and staff began construction at the site of the new SailFuture Academy today which is slated to open in August of 2021.


Lindsay Danielson

SailFuture Purchases Norwood School as Site for New High School

In December of 2019, SailFuture became the owner of the historic Norwood School building located at 2154 27th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33713.


Lindsay Danielson

SailFuture Secures National Funding from The Drexel Fund

We are excited to announce that SailFuture has been selected as a national finalist to receive grant funding from The Drexel Fund.


Lindsay Danielson