Ponte Vedra High School Academy Programs

Ponte Vedra High School Academy Programs
Mari Ellen Asplen, Academy Administrator

More details can be found at:  http://academies.stjohns.k12.fl.us/


Biotech logoThe Academy of Biotechnology and Medical Research will seek to engage, excite, and educate students about the promise and challenges of biotechnology through inquiry-based methods of instruction and advanced curriculum, while addressing social and ethical issues in on of Florida’s premier growth industries.

IBM LOGOThe Academy of International Business and Marketing is devoted to providing students with an internationally focused curriculum that will enable them to compete in an increasingly global economy. The curriculum is designed to give students the foundation, insight, and knowledge to conduct the functions of business in a global arena.

IT academy logoThe Academy of Information Technology will provide students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the high demand IT field.  They will receive rigorous and challenging hands-on instruction to be prepared to continue success after high school.



Current Academy Students
If you intend to leave an Academy for the next year, you must submit an Intent to NOT Return form.  All others who are in compliance with their Annual Contract will be considered as returning. 

Why Join an Academy?

A career academy is a “school within a high school” that offers structured, personalized learning through career-related classes with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Academy students have opportunities to earn college credit through Dual Enrollment classes and industry certifications. Academy students also have opportunities for summer internships which connects them to our community business partners. Academy classes are elective classes and count towards graduation and Bright Futures Gold Seal Scholarship.


For more information or questions please contact
Mari Ellen Asplen, Academy Administrator