Academy of Biotechnology and Medical Research

Students participate in a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with a strong focus on math and science. Students will participate in valuable hands-on curriculum designed in partnership with the Mayo Clinic. Students will have access to a comprehensive research lab and a greenhouse. The skills learned will prepare them for any medical or science related field. Students will have the opportunity to earn college credit through Advanced Placement courses.


The Academy of Biotechnology and Medical Research will seek to engage, excite, and educate students about the promise and challenges of biotechnology through inquiry-based methods of instruction and advanced curriculum while addressing social and ethical issues in one of Florida’s premier growth industries.

Program of Study

Academy News

February 1, 2018

                          Four students from Ponte Vedra’s Academy of Biotechnology &  Medical Research , along with Dr. Kathryn Kehoe,  were invited to present their research at The 55th Junior Science, Engineering and Humanities Symposium at the University of Florida on January 28-30th.  Additionally, Tim and Courtney were two of only 24 students statewide who were invited to share their …

PVHS Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research Students Present at University of Florida Read More »

January 24, 2018

Biotechnology I students headed out for a  Field Study  to GyoGreens and PV Community Center to hear about Mosquito Control on January 10th.   20 first year students attended and learned about sustainable agriculture in Ponte Vedra Beach.   GyoGreens shared its practices of  a sustainable farming method which combines traditional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals – fish – in tanks) …

PV Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research Goes “Green” Read More »

November 9, 2017

Academic WorldQuest is a Flagship Program of the World Affairs Council network. It is a team game testing competitors’ knowledge of international affairs, geography, history and culture. There are currently more than 40 local competitions held around the country and the winners of these local competitions are invited to compete in the National Academic WorldQuest …


October 26, 2017

Four Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research students were selected for the elite SPARK program at Mayo Clinic this year after an extensive selection process.  Below is the feature story from First Coast News highlighting the work of PVHS Academy student, Emma Kee.   The SPARK Research Mentorship Program at Mayo Clinic’s campus …

PVHS Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research Students get hands on experience in prestigious MAYO Clinic SPARK program Read More »

September 25, 2017

Two School Superintendents and the Chair of the Department of English and Applied Linguistics at De la Salle University in the Phillipines came to the United States for three weeks to learn about the American style of education and teacher training. They traveled to a number of states during that time. On September 22, 2017, …

Phillipines Educators tour PVHS Career Academies Read More »

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