St. Johns Country Day School

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St. Johns Country Day School Photo #1 - At St. Johns, who students become is just as important and remarkable as what they become. Throughout all 15 grades, courtesy, sportsmanship, integrity, compassion, and acceptance are taught, modeled, and expected. In this positive culture, our students become polite and poised, down-to-earth and downright friendly, looking out for one another.
St. Johns Country Day School Photo #2 - St. Johns sets the bar high, and our students are eager to sail over it. While they soak up subjects at varied levels in our superior college-prep curriculum, students are also collaborating, making connections, thinking critically and speaking publicly--developing skills they'll need for the long term.
St. Johns Country Day School Photo #3 - The best investment money can buy isn't about money. It's about the right environment for children to learn and discover themselves. At St. Johns, it's about our good people and great education, which open doors for students and instill the character and confidence to walk through them.
St. Johns Country Day School Photo #4 - The St. Johns version of straight A's" goes beyond the usual academics, athletics, and arts straight through to anything." We offer outrageous opportunities for a school this size and most important, everyone can and does take part.
St. Johns Country Day School Photo #5 - St. Johns Country Day School is small but mighty. Together on one campus, we are three divisions and one tight-knit community. Because the faculty and administration come to knowand know deeplyeach student, they can tailor teaching to the child and forge partnerships with parents.
St. Johns Country Day School Photo #6 - St. Johns Spartans are students who are looking for a challenge, who want to do everything and become anything. Spartans participate and distinguish themselves in our amazing array of opportunities, becoming well-rounded students, athletes, artists, and individuals.
Since 1953, St. Johns Country Day School has been helping First Coast families raise children who are inquisitive, creative, inspired, and inspiring.
With our amazing faculty, first-rate academics, vibrant visual and performing arts, exciting trip opportunities, and championship athletics programs, St. Johns is perfectly positioned to help you prepare your child not just for college, but for life.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 525 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,250
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Johns Country Day School places among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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Attribute
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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1953
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
525 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
St. Johns Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
20 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Art History, AP Art History & Criticism, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Principles, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language & Comp, AP English Literature & Comp, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Seminar, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History
Average SAT score
1254
Average ACT score
26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Dress code, menu dressing)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition stated for a kindergarten student for the 2020-2021 school year. Please visit our website for a full list of tuition costs per grade level.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions Director
Jill Arnett
Admissions Associate
Dawn Tracy

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Ambassadors, Cum Laude Society, French Club, Girls Club, Green Team, Honor Council, Interact Service Club, Latin Club, National French Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Poetry Club, Quill and Scroll Honor Society, Spanish Club, STEAM Club, Student Council, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Dance Team, Drama Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Crew, Cricket Club

School Notes

  • Recognized as one of the pre-eminent schools in Florida, St. Johns Country Day School is a non-denominational college preparatory school located just off the St. Johns River, in Orange Park, a suburb of Jacksonville, Florida. St. Johns provides an outstanding academic foundation while simultaneously developing students` artistic awareness, physical development, and the confidence and personal skills essential for a successful life. Each year since its inception, 100% of St. Johns graduates have been admitted to college, matriculating at the nation`s leading colleges and universities.
  • St. Johns students find that their work within the traditional college preparatory curriculum and their exposure to the school`s wide extracurricular offerings have prepared them for an easy transition into the country`s most demanding colleges and universities. Recent graduates have attended American, Army, Boston University, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Emory, the University of Florida, Florida State University, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, McGill University, University of Miami, Michigan, Navy, NYU, Princeton, Villanova, University of Virginia, Wake Forest, and many other elite universities and colleges around the country. 
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  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
This school has some of the most caring and supportive teachers. Sometimes a coach will even text and communicate with students--certainly going above and beyond.
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5  
Leading the way in technology, many upgrades to a beautiful and secluded campus. Teachers who care and parents are encouraged to get involved. Comes with a price tag, but you get what you pay for. Awesome college counseling services for my children. Highly recommend this school to parents and students who want the best!
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5  
Creative, innovative, and nurturing environment. St. Johns Country Day School is a perfect fit for my kids. They offer everything from academics to performing arts and sports. They have offered wonderful opportunities so far. I love that they have great school spirit and offer a warm environment. It makes me feel great and proud to have them there. I would highly recommend them.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 525 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,250
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Clay County, FL is $7,038 for elementary schools and $6,475 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Clay County, FL is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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