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

Academy of Information Technology

The students of the Academy of Information Technology sponsored by Citi participate in a coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards. The students are provided with relevant technical knowledge and skills. This prepares students for further education and careers in all aspects of the Information Technology careers. The content includes, but is not limited to, computer application skills, computer hardware, database management, software applications, web applications, systems support programming, analytics and network concepts.


The mission of the Academy of Information Technology is to engage students in a rigorous project-based curriculum in the expanding field of Information Technology, that integrates hands-on learning experiences with business and higher education partners, resulting in students being ready to enter the workforce and/or pursue further training in the Information Technology field upon high school graduation.

Program of Study

Academy News

June 10, 2021

Students in the Academy of Information Technology proposed a project to build a 3D Body Scanner to their teacher, Mr. Costello.  After securing funding from the PVHS Parents Association, work on the project began.  The system is being built using Raspberry Pi Zero W devices.  The Pi Zero is a fully functional computer that is …

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October 26, 2017

  The PVHS Academy of Information Technology sophomore, Keegan Powers, was recently recognized with the Award of Excellence from the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education plays a critical role in enabling the United States to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace of …

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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, …

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April 6, 2017

Sixty students from the IT Academies at Bartram Trail, Creekside and Ponte Vedra toured Citi on March 30, 2017 to learn more about the variety of IT careers they employ.  They heard from programmers, project managers, software testers, etc.  Citi provided lunch to the students and gave them a tour of their Jacksonville facility which …

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November 14, 2016

On Thursday, November 3, 2016, 14 Ponte Vedra High School Academy of Information Technology were invited to a presentation at the offices of Cisco in Jacksonville along with students from Creekside and Bartram Trail. Students were able to interact with other Academy students in our district who were enrolled in similar courses and were presented with information about …

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  • Marisa Leonard, Career Specialist
    (904) 547-7350


Ponte Vedra High School

460 Davis Park Road
Ponte Vedra, FL 32081
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