Education Statistics in St. Johns County

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The St. Johns County School District was ranked #1 in the state in 2009, with the majority of schools receiving “A” grades from the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT).

In addition, all St. Johns County School District schools are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). To earn this accreditation, every school must meet or exceed the standards that support student achievement.

  St Johns Florida
High School Grads 87.2% 79.9%
Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) 33.1% 22.3%
ACT Scores   21.8 19.9
SAT Scores     1542 1472
Dropout Rate 1.8% 3.3%
Graduation Rate 78.3% 72.4%

Students in private schools in grades 1 through 8: 1,851 (13.2%)
Students in private schools in grades 9 through 12: 872 (13.6%)
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,006 (37.9%)

St. Johns County Private School Information


Colleges & Universities

St. Johns County offers a diverse selection of educational opportunities from technical schools to graduate degree programs. Higher education facilities available in the area include:

First Coast Technical Institute in St. Augustine
Offering vocational training in a variety of fields, including adult basic education and community education classes.

Flagler College in St. Augustine
Offering 20 majors and 26 minors in liberal arts, business, and education; undergraduate degrees.

St. Johns River State College in St. Augustine
Offering Associate and Bachelor degrees, certificates, and online courses in 31 different majors.

University of St. Augustine
Offering professional degrees in physical and occupational therapy, as well as a Doctor of Education degree.

Whitney Marine Laboratory in Marineland
Internationally known research institute of the University of Florida, focuses mainly on basic biomedical research, offers graduate and undergraduate research training.