North St Johns County Real Estate and Lifestyle
North St. Johns County with it’s top rated public school system, historical attractions, beautiful beaches and pristine nature preserves make this a very desirable bedroom community. This area is made popular by blending a variety of neighborhoods with Top Rated Schools, parks, libraries, recreation, offices, shopping, restaurants and so much more. Yes this area creates a Lifestyle that is hard to beat. It has experienced explosive growth in the last ten years as a flood of people working in Jacksonville built new homes across the county line. For the most part, homes in this area are often more affordable than similar sized homes in Jacksonville due to the abundance of undeveloped land. You will find New Construction, single family home resales, Town Homes and Condos. Most communities offer fun amenity centers that include multiple pools, water slides, playgrounds, baseball & soccer fields, fitness centers and basketball courts. Due to the inclusion of Ponte Vedra Beach, it is one of the highest-income counties in the United States.
North St Johns Communities
Below are some of the more popular communities in this area.
World Golf Village Neighborhoods
World Golf Village Cascades
World Golf Village Royal Pines
World Golf Village Turnberry
World Golf Village St Andrews
World Golf Village King & Bear
St Johns Golf and Country Club
St Johns Forest
The excellent public school system is consistently ranked among the best in the state and in the top 14% of public schools in the country.
The St. Johns County School District is controlled by the St. Johns County School Board, which is an elected, five-member board. They appoint a superintendent to administer the operation of public schools in the county. With the tremendous population growth, the number of academic high schools tripled in the past 5 years.
For the 2008-2009 school year there were:
• 17 elementary schools (grades K-5)
• 1 grammar school (grades K-8)
• 7 middle schools (grades 6-8)
• 7 high schools
St. Johns River Community College has 2 campus locations in the county: St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra.
Flagler College is a private, liberal arts college located in downtown St. Augustine.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is a facility for Physical and Occupational Therapy Education