St. Johns Country Day School

Fast Facts

St. Johns:

A co-educational independent day school

Year Founded: 1953, by Dr. Edwin P. Heinrich
Religious Affiliation: No religious affiliation; we welcome students of all faiths
Headmaster: Todd Zehner
Location: Orange Park, Florida
Enrollment: 650 students
Dress Code: Menu Dress Uniform
Students on
Financial Aid:
Faculty: 77 (19 have been at St. Johns for 15 years or more)
Faculty with
Advanced Degrees:
Average Class Size: 14
French, Spanish, and Latin
AP Statistics: 94% passing rate (78% of exams earned scores of 4 or 5)
Campus Size, Buildings: 26-acre campus on Doctors Lake Drive in Orange Park. State-of-the-art facilities include Lower, Middle, and Upper School classroom complexes, technology labs, a 10,000-square-foot learning resource center, a 600-seat performing arts center, two gymnasiums, a competition swimming pool, an all-weather track and multiple athletic fields.
Endowment: $5.8 million
Sports: Cross country, Cheerleading, Golf, Swimming, Girls Volleyball, Boys Football, Soccer, Basketball, Boys Baseball, Girls Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Crew (37 teams)
Musical Groups: St. Johns Singers, Middle School Chorus, Lower School Chorus, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Lower School Band
Activities: Classics Club, French Club, Green Team, Junior Classical League, Mock Trial, Poetry Club, Spanish Club, World Affairs Club, Musical Theater, Competitive Dance, Painting, Drawing, Ceramics
Community Services: Rotary-sponsored Interact Club, and numerous grade level and school-wide local and international projects.
Student Publications: Chalice Yearbook and Afterthought Magazine (student arts)

Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Associations: National Association of Independent Schools (
Southern Association of Independent Schools (