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2020-2021 School Year Information

The St. Johns County School District is providing informational resources including a living document for Frequently Asked Questions, as well as videos on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Quarantine & Contact Tracing.  Links for each of these resources can be found below.

Frequently Asked Questions: https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/blog/reopening-faq/

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/blog/ppe/

Quarantine & Contact Tracing: https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/blog/interview

 The Frequently Asked Questions document will be continually updated as new questions are posed to the district. 

 

 

2020-2021
Teacher of the Year – Ashley Mahaven
Rookie Teacher of the Year- Lauren Woods
Employee of the Year –  MJ Lechtrecker
 
 
 

Dismissal Changes

We accept dismissal changes up until 2:15 PM every day except Wednesdays. 1:15 PM is the deadline on Wednesdays.

Starting on January 27th, early dismissal time on Wednesday will be back to 1:45pm. 

Nease Career Academy

Please see the below link for information regarding the Nease Career Academy Open House. 

Parents of current 8th graders


Yearbook Information

The 2020-2021 VRA Yearbook is now available to order! Online purchases only. See below about how to order and how to purchase an ad in the Yearbook.

 Valley Ridge Academy ONLINE ONLY 2021 Yearbook Order Form Flyer

       Valley Ridge 2021 Ad Flyer 

Registration for CTE and High School Showcase/Academy Night Information

Please click the below link for dates/information.

Registration

 

VRA Slideshow

Are you new to VRA?  We welcome you to take a tour around the school to visit various areas and classrooms. 

Schedule & Events

District Master Calendar Upcoming Events

School Hours

8:25 am – 2:45 pm (M,T,Th,F)
8:25 am – 1:45 pm (Wed.)

Office Hours

7:30 am – 4:00 pm

School District News

2020-2021 Instructional Materials Adoption for English Language Arts (ELA)

St. Johns County School District curriculum department representatives and adoption committee members have completed the review process for the Instructional Materials Adoption for English Language Arts (ELA). On January 26, 2021, the School Board will conduct a public hearing to receive comment from the community regarding the final list of recommendations for instructional resources for this adoption. The public is invited to attend this hearing. Committees composed of teachers, district content experts, parents and community members compiled the lists. The hearing will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the auditorium of the District Administrative Building located at 40 Orange Street in St. Augustine.

View the final recommended selections and links to the selections. If you would like access to available printed materials or require assistance reviewing the online resources, please call the Instructional Resources and Media Services office at 904.547.3947. Materials are available for review from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. when district offices are open.

Board action on the final recommendations for English Language Arts instructional materials is expected to take place at the School Board meeting in February.

ESE Parent Advisory Meetings

"Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Diagnostic Criteria, Symptoms & Strategies" on Feb. 2

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Diagnostic Criteria, Symptoms & Strategies on Feb. 2 On February 2nd from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, the ESE Parent Advisory will welcome Lisa D. Bailey, Ph.D., for a virtual discussion titled "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Diagnostic Criteria, Symptoms & Strategies." Join the meeting online via Microsoft Teams or join via phone by dialing 1-904-420-0831 and then entering the conference ID: 442 747 864#

View a list of future Virtual ESE Parent Advisory Meetings.

School Access

In an effort to provide safety and security to our students and staff, we check identification for all vendors, visitors, volunteers and parents each time you enter the building.  Volunteers must have clearance to enter the building.  If you have not already been cleared, please submit a School Access Form.  Please input full legal name (first, middle and last) on the application.  If you already have clearance, please do not submit an application.  Expired accounts will be rerun automatically.

FortifyFL App

FortifyFL is a website and app developed at the direction of the Florida Legislature. Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or getfortifyfl.com.