The St. Johns County School District will inspire good character and a passion for lifelong learning in all students, creating educated and caring contributors to the world.
Superintendent's Report 8-19
Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year! We had one of our finest opening days and I couldn’t be more pleased. I visited many schools yesterday and witnessed the outstanding planning and preparation by principals, teachers and support staff. Students arrived with smiles on their faces and eager to learn. Our maintenance and custodial staffs had the schools in pristine condition and the food service team was very well prepared.
I am thankful to our transportation department and the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office for ensuring our children got to and from school safely. I am also very appreciative to our parents for their continued support and their patience as we work through the first days of this school year.
The student count for the district on opening day, Monday, August 18, 2014, was 31,671, an increase of 1,168 students or 3.8 percent over last year’s first day number of 30,503. During the past six years when many districts have seen sustained or declining enrollment, St. Johns County has continued to be one of the fastest growing counties in the state.
The high school student count was 9,831 with 1,858 students at Bartram Trail High School, 1,938 at Creekside High School, 1,307 at Pedro Menendez High School, 1,608 at Allen D. Nease High School, 1,537 at Ponte Vedra High School and 1,583 at St. Augustine High School.
There were also 215 students in attendance at St. Johns Technical High School (SJTHS). SJTHS is located on the campus of First Coast Technical College and offers academic studies combined with career and vocational training.
Middle school attendance totaled 6,738, with student headcounts ranging from...