Please read through what SJVS is and then scroll to the bottom to apply for the 2021-2022 school year!!!!
St. Johns Virtual School 2021-2022 School Year
St. Johns Virtual School (SJVS) is excited to be one of two platforms offered to students by the St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) for the 2021-2022 school year. Families may choose to participate in the traditional brick and mortar platform, or a virtual platform at SJVS.
All students Kindergarten through 12th grade in St. Johns County are eligible to participate in our virtual platform. It is important to note, the St. Johns County School District will not offer the school-based distance learning format it did in the 2020-2021 school year. SJVS will serve as the school district’s virtual option. Parent of PreK students interested in virtual learning will need to contact Early Childhood Services at 547-7500.
If you would like your child to participate in SJVS, the application will be open from Friday, April 16 through Friday, July 16. SJVS is a semester commitment and students are required to complete virtual curriculum from lesson 1 through the end of the course. Please apply online at www.stjohnsvirtual.com. Applications received after July 16, will be submitted for approval through an appeal process.
Parents/guardians of students new to St. Johns County after the application deadline of July 16, 2021 may complete the online application at www.stjohnsvirtual.com.
For students with disabilities following the Access Points modified curriculum, SJVS ESE teachers and other service providers will provide virtual instruction as determined by the IEP team. This will include direct instruction via computer utilizing Schoology or Zoom. There will be an option to schedule therapies (speech/language, OT, PT) at the home-zoned school if parents prefer that to virtual therapy.
For all other students, the SJVS full-time program offers a unique online program that provides students the flexibility to learn at a place and on a pace that suits their needs. Each semester, a full-time virtual student is expected to complete a minimum of five courses for elementary and six courses for middle and high. To be successful, virtual school students must be self-disciplined, self-motivated, responsible, and challenged by rigor. Parents and guardians must play an active role in monitoring their child’s progress and make sure their child maintains a regimented schedule.
A parent/guardian, especially in the elementary grades will serve as a hands-on learning coach. Parents/guardians will need to be able to assist their children each day to navigate the platform and submit work. Students in grades 6-12 are more independent in navigating the system and will be able to submit work and contact teachers as needed.
SJVS elementary teachers will host live lessons twice per week. English and Mathematics are covered for roughly 30 minutes per subject. There are also office hours where teachers are available to assist each day/week.
SJVS middle and high school teachers will host live lessons at least once a week and will have established office hours. These office hours allow for students to schedule a time to talk with their teachers. Teachers also are available and will answer all questions within a 24-hour period. With middle and high school, the program is very self-motivated in meeting the completion percentage each week.
For students with disabilities, SJVS ESE teachers and other service providers will collaborate with the general education teachers and provide direct instruction to students virtually as determined by the IEP team.
While the full-time program does allow students to establish their own weekly schedule as to what day and time they complete schoolwork, students must achieve adequate weekly progress in order to continue with SJVS as a full-time option. Students who fall behind in their weekly progress will be required to complete schoolwork at the SJVS office until they reach and maintain the proper pace. Adequate weekly progress is defined as roughly 6% completion per class, per week. Students not able to maintain the proper pace will return to their zoned school.
SJVS has seen students reach extraordinary goals with teacher and family support through the full-time virtual program. If you would like to learn more about this program, do not hesitate to contact us directly.
Facts about SJVS
If you would like to learn more about St. Johns Virtual School visit our website at www.stjohnsvirtual.com.
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Please join us in Congratulating Dan Jarrell from Creekside High School. Dan had the highest percent of virtual students taking SJVS courses for the 2019-2020 school year. Well done Dan!!!
St. Johns Virtual School Main Number (Not Home Education): 904.547.8080
St. Johns Virtual School Fax Number (Not Home Education): 904.547.8085
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The vision of SJVS is to be leaders in innovative teaching through online and blended learning programs that use best practices to promote academic excellence in a student-centered environment while serving the District of St. Johns County.
Our Mission is to ensure all students are provided with an academically rich and rigorous education through online learning opportunities that meet the needs of today’s diverse learners.