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The mission of the School Counseling 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.

Meet the SchoolCounselor

Sarah Esguerra, School Counselor: [email protected], 904-547-8499;  Mrs. Esguerra’s office is in H building, room H118.  Please feel free to email or call with any questions or concerns.

Academic Opportunities

Credit Recovery and Grade Forgiveness:  Need to make up credits or boost your GPA?  Ask your school counselor about the following options:  Credit recovery lab or taking St. Johns Virtual courses.

Career Academies:  Students enrolled at St. Johns Technical High School can enroll in our Culinary Academy or Aquaculture Academy.  If you have any questions about our academies, you can contact our career specialist, Ms. Andrea Armstrong at 904-547-8130.

Vocational Courses:  Students can also enroll in vocational courses (schedule permitting) during the school day at First Coast Technical College.

FCTC Secondary Programs (Electives) Offered for 9th – 12th grades:

  • Cosmetology
  • Nails Specialty
  • Facials Specialty
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Landscape Operations
  • Horticulture Science and Services

FCTC Dual Enrollment (College Courses) Offered for 11th-12th grades:

  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Dental Assisting
  • Diesel Systems Technician
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
  • Medical Assisting (returning students only)
  • Phlebotomy and Electrocardiograph Technology
  • Professional Culinary Arts and Hospitality
  • Welding
  • Landscape & Turf Management (open to 9th – 12th grades)
  • Nursery Management (open to 9th – 12th grades)

St. Augustine High School Courses:  Students can also take courses at St. Augustine High School if they are not offered at St. Johns Technical High School (if space is available).

Meet the Itinerant Team

Karine Lubin, Social Worker: [email protected]

Morgan Ott, District Health Counselor: [email protected]

Allison Smith, School Psychologist: [email protected]

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