Foreign and World Languages Curriculum

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The St. Johns County School District offers Spanish, French, Latin, Chinese, and American Sign Language (ASL) courses at the high school level and Spanish in middle school. Spanish is taught at all schools but other languages are offered according to student enrollment and the requirements of programs of study. Chinese and Latin are taught at Ponte Vedra High School only. Foreign language is not required for graduation from high school, but state universities require two credits of the same language or a demonstrated proficiency in a second language.

Students may choose to gain World Language credit through Virtual Education courses from St. Johns County Virtual School, a branch of Florida Virtual Schools.

Spanish is taught at the elementary level at Mill Creek, South Woods, and Crookshank Elementary Schools and Liberty Pines Academy. Some schools also offer after-school language programs for elementary students.

For Information on Foreign/World Languages contact:

Jay DiMartino
Foreign/World Language Program Specialist
40 Orange Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
[email protected]
(904) 547-7699

Photos From Julington Creek Multicultural Festival, Justo Lamas concert at Creekside High School, and Language Exploration Enrichment at Hickory Creek Elementary School