Career & Technical Education of St. Johns County empowers students with the professional and technical training necessary to succeed in future careers.
St. Johns County School District offers the following career and technical programs, including career academies wherein students may earn industry certification. Please see all programs listed in the website. Please see the application process in the section: “How to Apply”.
The district prohibits discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment, and in access to educational programs and activities, and prohibits harassment of any individual or group on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or genetic information (and other protected classes included in the district’s nondiscrimination policies).
Lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation. The district may assess each student’s ability to benefit from specific programs through placement tests and counseling, and, if necessary, will provide services or referrals to better prepare students for successful participation.
Programs of Choice include high school Career Academies, IB and AICE acceleration programs, JROTC, Collegiate High School, St. Johns County Center for the Arts at St. Augustine High School, and in middle school, a Center for the Arts program at RJ Murray Middle School. Students in 8th and 9th grade may apply for enrollment in a Program of Choice for any of the of the St. Johns County School District high schools. There are application rules and a timeline that must be followed in order to be considered. Students in 5th grade may apply for R. J. Murray Middle School’s Center for the Arts program.
A Career Academy is a sequence of specific elective courses designed around a career theme. Career Academies create a “school within a school” feel since students select to be grouped by a common area of interest. Each Career Academy has a Program of Study that helps guide students in course selection and plan for post-secondary experiences.
Many of our Career Academy programs offer related summer internships to interested students after their junior year of high school. Successful internships expose students to broad, relevant, enriching educational experiences in business and enables businesses to cultivate potential future employees.
The Career Academies of St. Johns School District depend on the business community to enhance the education programs we are providing to our students. Find out how your business can have a positive impact on our student community.