Career and Technical Education (CTE) of St. Johns County

VyStar Academy of Business & Finance

The VyStar Academy of Business and Finance is an academic and internship program for high school students exploring career opportunities within the financial services and business management industries. Students participate in a rigorous program of study that contains dual enrollment opportunities, advanced placement opportunities, and honors credit. Students in the academy are required to participate in the DECA student association. Students may enroll in the Finance or Entrepreneurship strand.


VyStar Academy of Business and Finance at Bartram Trail High School will provide engaging and relevant curriculum in a supportive and nurturing environment. Through applied learning students develop confidence, long-lasting relationships and a sense of community.

Program of Study

Academy News

March 23, 2018

Mrs. Michelle Kisch (holding plaque), Career Specialist at Bartram Trail High School, has been the constant over the past 10 years in supervising and training the teachers in the VyStar Credit Union, so that they can do the same with the students who work in the VyStar branch at the school.  Mrs. Kisch was recently …

Michelle Kisch Receives Outstanding Service Award from VyStar Credit Union Read More »

February 13, 2018

VyStar student workers wrote and submitted a 50 page paper to the regional DECA School Based Enterprise Certification Program Competition about how they run the VyStar Credit Union branch at Bartram Trail High School and earned a GOLD level certification!  They will now compete at the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta on April 21 …

BTHS VyStar Student Workers Win Gold at Local DECA Competition Read More »

November 10, 2017

The VyStar Academy of Business and Finance at Bartram Trail High School had a nice feature story on First Coast News on November 9, 2018 to market their VyStar Credit Union Branch that is totally run by students in the program.  Congratulations to the teacher, Catherine Farina, and the students for the great job they …

BTHS VyStar Academy of Business & Finance on First Coast News on Nov. 9, 2018 Read More »

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Bartram Trail High School

7399 Longleaf Pine Parkway
St. Johns, FL 32259
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