Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School

Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School serves 309 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School operates within the Town Of Highland School District.

School Overview

The student population of 309 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 309 students
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
29%
10%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
12%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
66%
71%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.48 0.27
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
41%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
8%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,240 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,561 is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,387 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Town Of Highland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,240 1,472
 Town Of Highland School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $19 MM
 Town Of Highland School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $35 MM $16 MM
 Town Of Highland School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,561 $12,273
 Town Of Highland School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,387 $10,163
 Town Of Highland School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Highland High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Highland Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph Hess Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HammondJoseph Hess Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 621 students3640 Orchard Dr
    HammondIN 46323
    (219)989-7355
    1.1PK-5621
  • HighlandHighland High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1155 students9135 Erie St
    HighlandIN 46322
    (219)922-5610
    1.29-121155
  • HighlandHighland Middle School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 779 students2941 41st St
    HighlandIN 46322
    (219)922-5620
    1.36-8779
  • HammondCharles N Scott Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 823 students3635 173rd St
    HammondIN 46323
    (219)989-7340
    1.46-8823
  • HighlandSouthridge Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 367 students9221 Johnston St
    HighlandIN 46322
    (219)922-5650
    1.4KG-5367

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