• The Drive to Thrive

  • The Best Investment

  • A Small School as Big as Life

  • Character Driven

  • Do Everything, Become Anything

In The News

  • New Swim Coaches to Support Expanding and Growing St. Johns Aquatics Program

    Posted August 3, 2015
    Coach Zachary (Zac) Yarbrough and Coach Rapolas (Rap) Janonis

    After an international search, we are pleased to announce that St. Johns Country Day School has hired two new aquatic coaches to support a new plan to expand and grow the programing offered at the school’s pool...

    Read More
  • Freedoms We Cherish

    Posted July 7, 2015
    Headmaster Ed Ellison

    This past Fourth of July served as reminder of the many freedoms we cherish in this great nation. As I walked our relatively quiet campus today and stopped at the Fisher Quad, I was reminded of how fortunate we are to...

    Read More
  • Lavanya Aprameya named Times-Union All-Star

    Posted June 29, 2015
    Lavanya Aprameya Times_union All-Star

    Lavanya Aprameya was named a Times-Union All-Star. The Times-Union based their choices for this distinguished award on ten seniors who they felt are standouts in the classroom, the community, and beyond, and are poised to be future leaders of their generation...

    Read More
  • Nikki Aiosa named Times-Union Scholar-Athlete

    Posted June 29, 2015
    Nikki Aiosa Times-Union Scholar-Athlete

    Nikki Aiosa named a Times-Union Scholar-Athlete. The Times-Union based their choices for this distinguished award on ten seniors who they felt have a championship pedigree and balanced sports, academics, and community service to become the best of the best...

    Read More
  • Spartans run five states in six-day running sojourn with Coach Birmingham

    Posted June 18, 2015

    St. Johns Country Day School track and cross country coach Jay Birmingham has a simple method to prepare his runners for the fall cross country season. "I call it the 100 day program and it starts May 31 and ends on Labor Day, normally the start of the high school cross country season," said Birmingham, who has created a November-strong running program at St. Johns that includes district and region titles and numerous state meet visits. "About five years ago, I started inviting...

    Read More
  • Lower School Music Program - Building Confidence, Character, and Skills at an Early Age

    Posted June 16, 2015
    LS Orff Performance

    The St. Johns Lower School music program is more than the students becoming proficient musicians, it is the opportunity for students to build self-confidence, develop character, and cultivate skills. Pre-K3 through Grade 5 students have music classes weekly. They learn by listening, singing, playing instruments, creative movement and dance, and performing in public - in the school's Performing Arts Center in front of other students and in the community...

    Read More
  • 20 More Faculty Achieve Prestigious Apple Vanguard Certification

    Posted June 15, 2015
    Faculty Achieve Prestigious Apple Vanguard Certification

    School ended for the students, but not for the twenty faculty that participated in an intensive all-day week-long training session to get certified as Apple Vanguard Teachers and Apple Vanguard Coaches. The teachers worked together to learn and create engaging activities that encourage students to utilize the full creative learning power of the...

    Read More
  • 2015 Junior and Senior Prom Celebrated "The Great Gatsby"

    Posted June 15, 2015
    2015 Prom King Nick Grubor and Prom Queen Nikki Aoisa

    The 2015 Junior and Senior Prom celebrated "The Great Gatsby" at The Museum in Jacksonville last month. More than 120 students and chaperones enjoyed the beautiful all-white decorations that included special lighting, tall vases of gold-glittered tree sprigs, feathers, beads, and F. Scott Fitzgerald quotes on the tables. The major announcement for the evening was the result of the Prom King and Queen...

    Read More
  • St. Johns Class of 2015 Baccalaureate

    Posted June 15, 2015
    Class of 2015 Baccalaureate

    The St. Johns Class of 2015 Baccalaureate was held at the beautiful St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Jacksonville on May 29. To begin this traditional ceremony, the graduating seniors walked quietly two by two into the church taking their place in the front pews. Everyone sang the "St. Johns Hymn," Seniors Patrick Harding and Courtney Powers spoke, and The Reverend Celeste R. Tisdelle gave the Baccalaureate address titled Grateful Living, which was...

    Read More

Calendar of Events


iPad Information Meeting (Program, Resources and Safety) in the Pace Lecture Hall

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Orientation Day for all students


School begins

8:00 AM - 3:15 PM

Grade 9 Kick-off Trip

Through 8/208:15 AM - 2:30 PM

LS Parent Night in the PAC

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

MS Trip Meeting in the PAC

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

MS Parent Night in the PAC

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

US Parent Night in the PAC

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

National Honor Society Induction in the PAC

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

LS Student Government Campaign Week

Through 9/4

PTL Meeting in the Pace Lecture Hall

8:20 AM - 9:00 AM

LS Student Government Elections

  • Back to School



  • School Uniforms

    order today


  • iPad Initiative

    learn more


  • Photo Galleries


  • FYI

    a magazine for St. johns family and friends


Play Video