Clay County School District Proud to be an 'A' rated and premier school district in Florida.

There are 43 District-managed schools in Clay County District Schools. Clay County District Schools is an "A" school district and continues to rank among the top 10 in Florida. Since 2022, the District has been recognized as an Academically High Performing School District by the Florida Department of Education.

Our students earn a variety of in-demand industry certifications.

Our Career and Technical Education programs produce students who graduate with necessary skills to immediately enter and benefit the workforce. These students are prepared to participate in relevant career pathways leading them through post-secondary education and successful careers. Below are the programs offered to our 7-12 grade students.

Our High Schools are top ranked in Florida

Producing the next generation of skilled and prepared talent.

All seven of the District's high schools offer accelerated learning options and career and technical education learning opportunities.

The District's team approach and collaborative concentration allow more students to compete inside the classroom, with the continuous goal of preparing students to be future-ready graduates.

Workforce Development

Post-secondary education and training options provide a wide range of programs from professional certifications to Bachelor's degrees.

Clay County has many post-secondary education and training resources available for personal and professional enrichment. Excellent community based post-secondary options retain and train local workforce.  Industry leaders and stakeholders work with faculty to create career pathways for in-demand professions.  With a campus in Orange Park, St. Johns River State College has built a solid reputation as a full-service college dedicated to meeting the educational and workforce training needs of its community.

St. Johns River State College (SJR State) has been named a Top 150 U.S. Community College by the Aspen Institute, a community-serving organization with global reach whose vision is a free, just and equitable society. As a result of this recognition, SJR State is now eligible to compete for the $1 million 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America's community colleges. 

In addition, there are many nationally recognized education institutions in the Jacksonville MSA, including:

University of North Florida, Jacksonville

University of Florida, Gainesville

Flagler College, St. Augustine

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at Jacksonville