Spruce Creek High School offers a comprehensive program of studies which includes a broad spectrum of programming designed to meet the needs of all students. In addition to school-based offerings, the school accepts specified on-line course work, dual enrollment with Daytona State College, and offers various work study programs in which qualified students spend part of their day at school and part at an approved work place. The campus includes two main buildings and forty portable classrooms, extensive sports areas, and an environmental park. The school’s population is approximately 2,600 students. More than 575 students attend on an out-of-zone variance to participate in specialized curriculum not offered at other high schools.
Spruce Creek High School is consistently rated as one of the top high schools in the nation by Newsweek Magazine and The Washington Post, and has been ranked as an “A” or “B” school by the State of Florida for sixteen consecutive years. Additionally, Creek’s ACT and SAT scores exceed state and national averages, and the school’s average FSA and EOC scores are averaging the highest in the district. Creek also has more than 50 student clubs and organizations to meet the needs of a variety of students. Our athletic program is very competitive in our district and conference, and is consistently ranked in the top ten high schools in the State of Florida. Our senior class is typically awarded millions of dollars in academic scholarships and they complete nearly 40,000 hours of volunteer community service.
Spruce Creek is noted for its depth and breadth of high caliber programs and academies. Our excellent performing and fine arts programs have led to our designation as a music demonstration school for the State of Florida. The International Baccalaureate Program at Spruce Creek is always ranked within the top five in the world as measured by the number of tests administered and International Diplomas earned. Spruce Creek also has an extensive Advanced Placement Program in which approximately 1500 exams were administered in 2017. The school’s award-winning Finance Academy and Army JROTC programs are experiencing steady growth. The Academy of Information Technology & Robotics is a Ford STEM Academy.
All this information is included to demonstrate that student needs are the focus of Spruce Creek High School. It is our hope that together we can fulfill the Mission of Volusia County Schools: “Volusia County schools will ignite a passion for learning by providing a challenging, creative curriculum in a safe, supportive environment where students reach their highest potential.”