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Sarah Esguerra – School Counselor


The mission of the Guidance Department is to empower all students to achieve their full potential, make positive choices and to be well prepared for embarking upon college studies or joining the workplace. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Esguerra at: (904) 547-8499. Students enrolled at St. Johns Technical High School have the opportunity to enroll in our Culinary Academy or Water Resources Academy. If you have any questions in reference to our academies you can contact our career specialist, Andrea Armstrong, at 547-8130. 

Students also have the opportunity to enroll in vocational classes (schedule permitting) during the school day at First Coast Technical College. If you have any specific questions in reference to FCTC programs please call them at 547-3282.

Guidance Calendar 2019 2020

FCTC Secondary Programs Offered:

  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary
  • Early Childhood
  • Horticulture
  • Landscape and Turf Management
  • Nail/Facial Specialty

FCTC Dual Enrollment.:

  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating
  • Diesel-Medium and Heavy Duty Truck/Bus
  • Landscape and Turf Management
  • Nursery Management
  • Welding Technologies
  • Medical Assisting (must be in 11th or 12th grade) *Requires additional application/requirements
  • Dental Assisting (must be in 11th and 12th grade) *Requires additional application/requirements


Students can also take courses at St. Augustine High School if they are not offered at St. Johns Technical High School (if there is space available).  Credit Recovery and Grade Forgiveness: Need to make up credits or boost your GPA? Ask your guidance counselor about the following options: Credit Recovery Lab or taking St. Johns Virtual School courses. If you have any questions feel free to call me at (904) 547-8499.

Below is the power point I present to 8th and 9th grade students during 2nd semester in reference to Standard High School Diploma requirements:


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