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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
 
 
 

Police Athletic League Summer Camps

Dismissal Changes

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

 

Kindergarten Registration 

Kindergarten Registration opens on March 1st for the 2021-2022 school year. Please see our Registration page for more information. Once you have completed Registration for Kindergarten, you will receive an automated response email to contact the school.  You do not need to contact the school.  VRA will be sending you a follow up email with further information and instructions.

New Student Registration 2021-2022 

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 

+ 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

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

Resources for Parents

FAQ for Emergency Order 2021-EO-02 (Spring 2021 Assessments, Promotion, Retention, Graduation, VPK)

The SJCSD Guidance Department has provided an FAQ to answer common questions about Executive Order Number 2021-EO-02 which was recently issued by the Florida Department of Education. The FAQ discusses the impact Executive Order 2021-EO-02 will have on assessments, promotion, retention, graduation, and VPK.

ESE Parent Advisory Meetings

"Solutions to Help Children Cope with Stress" on Apr. 6

Solutions to Help Children Cope with Stress on Apr. 6 On April 6th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, the ESE Parent Advisory will welcome Dr. Thomas Romero and Dr. Alexis Romero for a virtual discussion titled "Solutions to Help Children Cope with Stress." Join the meeting online via Microsoft Teams or join via phone by dialing 1-904-420-0831 and then entering the conference ID: 902 598 613#

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.