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Provisional Transportation Waivers

August 14, 2019 - 

With the start of the new school year the Transportation Department has received a high volume of requests for Provisional Transportation Waivers. If you have applied for a Provisional Transportation Waiver, please note that the Transportation Department will not begin approving or denying these requests until Monday, August 26.

In the meantime, alternate transportation must be arranged by parents and guardians. In addition, if your child was approved for a provisional waiver last year, you must apply again for the current school year.

2019-2020 School Year Criteria

Provisional Transportation Waiver requests submitted for the 2019-2020 school year will only be approved under the following circumstances:

  • School to school waivers for school district employees
  • Student volunteers (school to school)
  • Extreme hardships with principal endorsements

Please visit the Transportation Department’s website for more information about the Provisional Transportation Waiver Program.

Districtwide Orientation 2019

July 19, 2019 - 

The St. Johns County School District is hosting a districtwide orientation Friday, August 9 from 8-11 a.m. Orientation is an opportunity for students and parents to get supply lists, receive class schedules and meet teachers.

While many schools have scheduled orientations on other dates and times, staff will be available at all schools Friday, August 9 from 8-11 a.m. Parents are encouraged to call or visit the school website to verify any changes in orientation and open house dates.

The district, including schools, is currently operating on summer hours 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. These summer hours are in effect until Friday, July 28.

School Grades 2019

July 12, 2019 - 

School grades released by the Florida Department of Education show that the St. Johns County School District continues to be a top performing district in the state and is one of only two that has consistently remained an “A” rated district. St. Johns County had 31 “A” schools, seven “B” schools, one “C” school and one “D” school.

Fourteen elementary schools, four middle schools, all si¬x of the district’s K-8 academies, five high schools, St. Johns Virtual Franchise and St. Johns Virtual Instructional Program all received a grade of “A” this year.

“Our students have benefitted from the hard work and dedication of our teachers, and I am extremely proud of their efforts,” said Superintendent Tim Forson. “Our school grades reaffirm that our focus and resources are applied to help our students succeed. They also provide the opportunity for us to hone in on areas and schools that may need additional support in the coming year.”

The elementary schools receiving an “A” are Cunningham Creek Elementary, Durbin Creek Elementary, W.D. Hartley Elementary, Hickory Creek Elementary, R.B. Hunt Elementary, Julington Creek Elementary, Ketterlinus Elementary, Ocean Palms Elementary, Osceola Elementary, Palencia Elementary, Picolata Crossing Elementary, PVPV/Rawlings Elementary, Timberlin Creek Elementary and Wards Creek Elementary.

The middle schools with an “A” are Fruit Cove, Alice B. Landrum, Pacetti Bay and Switzerland Point. Freedom Crossing, Mill Creek, Liberty Pines, Patriot Oaks, Valley Ridge, Mill Creek, Freedom Crossing and Palm Valley academies received an “A” as did Bartram Trail, Creekside, Allen D. Nease, Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine high schools. St. Johns Virtual School also received an “A”.

Otis A. Mason Elementary, R.J. Murray Middle, St. Augustine Public Montessori, Gamble Rogers Middle, Sebastian Middle, Pedro Menendez High and South Woods Elementary schools received a “B” this year. John A. Crookshank Elementary School received a “C”, and St. Johns Technical High School received a Maintaining rating this year. The Webster School received a “D”.

Additional details and information can be found at http://schoolgrades.fldoe.org.

Outstanding Business Partner of the Year

Outstanding Business Partner of the Yewar Award

THE PLAYERS Championship was recognized as the 2018-2019 St. Johns County School District Outstanding Business Partner of the Year by the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Education Foundation at the 2019 Commissioner’s Business Recognition Awards (CBRA) held last month in Orlando.

History Fair Winners

History Fair Winners 2019

Allen D. Nease High School Sophomores Logan Graham, Joshua Pantano, Daniel Fedchenko, and Alan Michael won 2nd Place in the state in the Senior Group Performance category at the Florida History Day competition held last month in Tallahassee. Their project titled “Tragedy on the Trail of Engineering Triumph: A Panama Canal Flashback” moves on to compete at the national competition at the University of Maryland June 10-13.

Make A Mark Award

INK! (Investing in Kids) recently presented the Make A Mark Award to Ms. Ingle of Valley Ridge Academy. Ms. Ingle’s patience and ability to make every student feel their purpose in academics makes her one of the best in St Johns County! Nominate your teacher who is making a mark for students on the INK! (Investing in Kids) website.

running track

Summer 2019 High School Facility Use

May 14, 2019 - 

In an effort to promote community health and well-being this summer, the St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will open its high school facilities to the public on select Wednesday evenings throughout the summer. Outdoor facilities at Allen D. Nease, Bartram Trail, Creekside, Pedro Menendez, Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine high schools will be open the following dates and times.

  • Wednesday, June 5                  6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12                6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 19                6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 26                6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 10                  6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 17                  6 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 24                  6 – 8 p.m.

Access to the tennis courts, track and outdoor basketball courts will be encouraged. Access will NOT be provided to the gymnasiums, stadium fields, batting cages, baseball fields, softball fields, or multi-purpose fields. The facilities will NOT be open to any organized practices, games or sport-sponsored, fee-based training. Pets are NOT permitted. All St. Johns County School Board Policies will apply.

Make A Mark Award

The INK! (Investing in Kids) Make A Mark Award highlights an elementary, middle and high school teacher each month during the school year. These teachers are going the extra mile for their students by going above and beyond the call of duty. To nominate a teacher you know that is Making A Mark on our students, Visit the INK! website today!

Outstanding School Volunteers 2019

Outstanding school volunteers throughout our school district were honored at a ceremony held on April 4th. Special congratulations to Mason Saye, Jenny Persson, and Sal Iaropoli who were named our Youth, Adult and Senior Volunteers of the Year respectively.

National History Day Winners

Four sophomores from Allen D. Nease High School won 2nd place in the state in the Senior Group Performance category at the National History Day Competition in Tallahassee. Their project is titled “Tragedy on the Trail of Engineering Triumph: A Panama Canal Flashback.” They will now move on to compete at the national competition at the University of Maryland on June 10th.

Students sitting together at a table

Early Registration

February 28, 2019 - 

The St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will begin early registration for the 2019-2020 school year March 1. This registration is only for children new to the school district, including those entering kindergarten.

Early registration can be completed online at or by visiting the student’s assigned school website. To find the assigned school, enter your street address on the Attendance Zone Locator.

To be eligible for public kindergarten in the SJCSD, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1 and must reside in St. Johns County.

Other requirements for registration:

  • Birth certificate/Guardianship Documents
  • Documentation of a health examination performed within one year of enrollment
  • Proof of completed required immunizations on Form DH680
  • Proof of residence per the Residency and Guardianship Policy.

For additional information on registration, contact the Student Services Department at 547-7598 or the assigned school.