Neighborhood Highlight

A large urban city with a southern small town feel, Jacksonville has a neighborhood for everyone. The Southside area, between the St. Johns River and the Intracoastal waterway, is a popular choice for corps members who value convenience and accessibility. Just 20 minutes by car from both Downtown Jacksonville and the beach, the area offers several new, affordable apartment buildings and condominiums along Southside Boulevard. While it's a short hop to all that Jacksonville has to offer, there's plenty to do within Southside as well, including great shopping and a bevy of places to eat and drink.


Living Here

Jacksonville offers corps members a warm climate, beautiful beaches, a river, and a plethora of things to do. A large urban city with a southern small town feel, Jacksonville is home to a variety of diverse communities, and corps members are sure to find a neighborhood they’re happy to call home.

The long beaches and temperate weather make Jacksonville the ultimate city for people who enjoy the outdoors. Sports enthusiasts cheer on the Jaguars and Suns during football and baseball seasons, and play golf year-round on numerous popular public and private courses. Jacksonville offers exciting nightlife venues throughout the city, and is ideally located within a short drive of St. Augustine, providing multiple opportunities for day trips and weekend getaways.

Key areas in Jacksonville most frequented and lived in by corps members include Southside, Riverside, the beaches, and downtown Jacksonville. Each area offers its own unique style: wide sandy beaches in Jacksonville Beach, eclectic shops and eateries in Riverside, and  St. John’s Town Center with its many stores, restaurants, and entertainment opportunities in Southside. Jacksonville has an area for everyone’s unique tastes.  

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Social Studies

Schools with Corps Members

Assignment Percentages

Placement Percentage
Elementary 30%
Secondary 70%
Teach at a school with another corps member or alumnus 99%