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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. 

Kindergarten Registration 

Kindergarten Registration opens on March 1st for the 2021-2022 school year. Please see our Registration page for more information. 

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 

Spring Book Fair

 

Save the date for our Spring Book Fair which is happening virtually this year from 3/1-3/14.  More information will be communicated soon! 

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

Early Registration

The St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will begin early registration for the 2021-22 school year March 1. This registration is only for children new to the school district, including those entering kindergarten.

Early registration can be completed online or by visiting the student's assigned school website. To find the assigned school, enter your street address on the Attendance Zone Locator.

To be eligible for public kindergarten in the SJCSD, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1 and must reside in St. Johns County.


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

On February 9, 2021, the St. Johns County School Board voted to approve the list of recommended resources for adoption for English Language Arts (ELA). View the final list of approved resources. Florida Statute allows parents or residents of the county to object to the adoption of a specific instructional material. If you would like to contest the adoption of the ELA resources, you must complete the form below and submit it to our office no later than noon on March 11, 2021.

Reconsideration of Instructional Materials Request Form

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.

ESE Parent Advisory Meetings

"Anxiety - Diagnostic Criteria, Symptoms, and Strategies" on Mar. 2

Anxiety - Diagnostic Criteria, Symptoms, and Strategies on Mar. 2 On March 2nd from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, the ESE Parent Advisory will welcome Sarah Dew-Reeves, Ph.D., for a virtual discussion titled "Anxiety - 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: 365 715 712#

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.