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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/health/updated-cdc-doh-guidelines/

 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.

 

VRA’S SUMMER HOURS

During the Summer five day work week (June 14 – July 30) the office hours for all schools and District departments for public access are 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  These hours support the District’s energy cost savings effort.

 

 

 

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

   

+ Positive + Start Program 

 
The + Positive + Start Program is a FREE, voluntary, non-credited, unsupported, self-paced review of math skills through Khan Academy. The goal is to give students a boost in the prerequisite math skills needed to be successful in the mathematics course in which the student is enrolled in the 2021-2022 school year. 
See the below information for more details:
 
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for important information regarding the program.

 

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

B.E.S.T. Standards Presentation

B.E.S.T. Standards PresentationThe purpose of the video is to provide parents and community members with information about the new B.E.S.T. Standards for English Language Arts and math. The video also explains the timeline for the implementation of the new standards.

View the B.E.S.T. Standards Presentation


+ Positive + Start Summer Math Program

ChalkboardMath is fun, but it can also be challenging.

The St. Johns County School District + Positive + Start Program enables students to practice the prerequisite math skills needed to be successful in the mathematics course in which they are enrolled in the next school year.

Completion of the course will likely give students a positive start in math.

Get Your + Positive + Start Now!

ESE Parent Advisory Meetings

No ESE Parent Advisory Meetings are scheduled at this time. The meetings will resume during the 2021-2022 school year.

View the Virtual ESE Parent Advisory Meeting Archive.

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.