While the mission of St. Johns Country Day School remains very much the same as when our School was founded in 1953, education and the School itself are changing rapidly. We know that graduates of tomorrow need a whole host of skills and experiences that didn't exist nearly seventy years ago. That's why St. Johns is redefining the college preparatory experience, helping students cultivate the skills they need to be prepared for the colleges of today and the 21st century workforce beyond. St. Johns' goal is to develop students who seek solutions, accept responsibility, and create collaboration.

Quick Stats (2022)

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

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
525 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
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
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
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Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(Dress code, menu dressing)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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
Admissions Director
Kelly Risdon
Admissions Associate
Jean Marie Petty



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
24 extracurriculars
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. 
Profile last updated: 08/19/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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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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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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 (2022)

  • 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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