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South Woods Elementary Mission Statement:

Our school will create a secure community that will instill in all students a desire for academic excellence, fostering the development of caring, productive citizens.

Science Instructional Materials Adoption

The St. Johns County School District took action on February 13, 2018, to adopt science instructional materials. A complete list of the adopted materials is available on the SJCSD Instructional Materials website.  A petition period for parents and residents of St. Johns County is open from February 14 to March 15, 2018.  Petition process information is also available on the SJCSD Instructional Materials website. Direct any questions you have to the SJCSD Instructional Resources Office at 904.547.3947.

Early Kindergarten Registration

South Woods Elementary will hold early registration for children entering kindergarten and VPK/Pre-K for the 2018-2019 school year.  For questions about registration at South Woods Elementary School, contact Mrs. Brown at (904)547-8618.

  • Tuesday, March 13 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 20 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 4 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 11 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

To be eligible for public kindergarten in the SJCSD, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1 and must reside in St. Johns County.

Parents must register children at the school where they are zoned for the 2018-2019 school year. To find your school, enter your street address on the Attendance Zone Locator at www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/zoning/. Students zoned for the new K – 8 School “KK” will need to register at Allen D. Nease High School, located at 10550 Ray Rd., Ponte Vedra and students zoned for the new K- 8 School “LL” will need to register at the Aberdeen Community Center, located at 110 Flower of Scotland Ave., St. Johns.

For additional information on registration and zoning, visit www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/student/enrollment/ or contact the Student Services Department at 547-7598.

Requirements for registration:

  • Birth certificate/Guardianship Documents
  • Documentation of a health examination performed on or after August 11, 2017
  • Proof of completed required immunizations on Form DH680
  • Proof of residence per the Residency and Guardianship Policy located at stjohns.k12.fl.us/student/residency/




The school day start time is 8:30 a.m. and dismissal time is 2:50 p.m. Students can be dropped off beginning at 8:05 a.m. at the parent drop-off loop. Wednesday Early Release dismissal time is 1:50 p.m. No transportation changes are permitted after 2:20 p.m. (1:15 p.m. on Wednesdays). Please remember that presenting an I.D. is required when picking up a student from the front office or when signing in as a volunteer.

Bullying Partnership
St. Johns County School District believes that all students and employees be afforded a setting that is safe, secure, and free from bullying and harassment of any kind. In compliance with Florida Statute 1006.147 and School Board Rule 3.21, the school district has adopted a comprehensive policy prohibiting bullying and harassment. Click here for a printable SJC Bullying Report.


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