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Ponte Vedra High School

10
18 reviews
Grades
9-12
Students
1772
Type
Public
School District
St. Johns
460 Davis Park Road
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081
(904) 547-7350

Florida End Of Course Test (EOC)

Ponte Vedra High School
Based on data from the 2018 school year

Community Reviews

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Just awful. Would never recommend to anyone.
Posted by a parent on 9/7/2019
We're thrilled with PVHS. I actually transferred my kids from a private school as it has such a great reputation. I've not been disappointed.. I have one child that excels and another with LD's. Both are thriving at PVHS and I'm Most Thankful to the staff who truly cares about it's kids.
Posted by a parent on 11/7/2017
Great high school, strong academics, many course options. The area that needs improvement is kids building empathy for peers and respecting diversity. PV is a wealthy place and there are kids raised in such a way that they can "only" be friends with other rich kids. This will change in college and I feel the school needs to better prepare kids for that. They need a Diversity or Empathy program. Look into things done at other schools. Teach these kids about the world outside the "PV Bubble". This isn't just "collecting for charity" but it's being nice and accepting of everyone around you. We want our community known for raising great kids that are nice and will contribute positively to the world (not just rich kids). I hope the administration will look at programs done at other schools and bring a program to PV. Sports teams are good...but to allow more participation, they need to offer more teams, like Freshman teams or second JV teams in popular sports. This would be a win win as I know theres more kids that want to play (soccer, baseball, golf, tennis) and more teachers or community members that want to coach.
Posted by a community member on 1/13/2016
At first this school will dazzle you with stories about how grand they are and that by having your child attend there, they will have the Ponte Vedra name behind them when applying for colleges and how they are #3 in the state. They are not. According to US News and world report 2013 rankings they are #19 and have a 55.2% college advancement. According to. UNF admissions officer, college admissions no longer looks at ethnicity, high school name or legacy. Their World Language Department is less than stellar with many teachers leaving each year. One would wonder why that department alone. They make policies but then do not follow them, only if it benefits a particular teacher or student otherwise it's just policy. Currently there are four high schools in Duval County with higher rankings. There are many fine teachers and Departments there. If considering the school for your student I would urge you to do some research.
Posted by a community member on 2/19/2014
This School is amazing. Wonderful academic and athletic programs. Committed teachers, very much parent involvement. Positive atmosphere!
Posted by a parent on 6/28/2013

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Ponte Vedra Beach schools - Ponte Vedra High School is located at 460 Davis Park Road, Ponte Vedra Beach FL 32081. Ponte Vedra High School is in the St. Johns. Ponte Vedra High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9-12.

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