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The Park Ridge community in Jacksonville, Florida, is located to the east of Huffman Boulevard and to the north of Beach Boulevard /Highway 212. Park Ridge is about 20 minutes southeast of downtown Jacksonville.
The community offers small, affordable homes, primarily one-story, on treed lots. The community is close to schools, colleges, hospitals, shopping and beaches.
Park Ridge is located in the Duval County School District. Students in the community attend Kernan Trail Elementary School, Kernan Middle School, and either Center Academy High or Sandalwood High School.
Two major colleges are within close vicinity to Park Ridge. The Florida Community College South Campus is located just on the west side of Huffman Boulevard. This campus focuses on the Arts, therefore this campus is known for its performances and gallery exhibits. They also offer many TV and online classes for busy bees, single parents and anyone who would like to continue their education right in their own home. The University of North Florida is a public university located just south of Highway 212. The University is comprised of five separate colleges for degree programs. In 2006 and 2009, The Princeton Review named The University of North Florida on their list of “America’s Best Value Colleges.”
Residents of Park Ridge have it made with the white sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean only minutes from their door. Just a short 10 minute drive east on Highway 212 will land you at Jacksonville Beach. Whether you are a fisherman visiting the Jacksonville Fishing Pier, a golfer checking out the Jacksonville Beach Golf Club (the best coastal golf experience on Florida’s east coast), or a boater cruising through the channels of the Intra-Coastal Waterway, you will not be disappointed here. For the family, Jacksonville Beach offers Adventure Landing, a brand new waterpark, as well as go-karts, miniature golf, laser tag, batting cages and an arcade.