Florida School of the Arts
Our mission Florida School of the Art facilitates students’ succeed in their chosen career, helping each student find their full potential.
We encourage young artists to consider many creative career opportunities. Our staff of dedicated professionals focuses on your needs, builds upon your strength and helps you grow beyond your present limitations. Life in the creative arts is filled with challenges but can be rewarding beyond your imagination. We want to help you realize your dreams as you create your future.
We are located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College in “old Florida.” This location boasts picturesque scenes of vintage architecture, tall palms and oak trees festooned with hanging Spanish moss along one of the most magical rivers in the United States, providing a home to a richness of species of flora and fauna.
The Florida School of the Arts facilities include a 480-seat auditorium, fully equipped scene and costume shops, music theory lab, two dance studios, stage management lab, studio theater, fine art gallery, painting studio, photography studio, darkroom facilities, printmaking studio, 3D lab for woodworking, welding and ceramics, and a fully equipped Mac computer lab.
The Florida School of the Arts is a place for total immersion in the artistic discipline of your calling.
Attend an Open House
Open House at Florida School of the Arts is when we audition for you. We’ve designed a day to provide you opportunities to get a sense of the FloArts. You’ll hear directly from students you’ll potentially be studying with, teachers and alumni. We hope you’ll take full advantage of this chance to get to know us. Our next open house is February 24, 2024, 10:00 a.m. date sign up now.
St. Johns River State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of St. Johns River State College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
St. Johns River State College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.