Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School

8220 Fifth St

Highland, IN 46322-1264

Tel: (219)923-2428
Grades: KG-5

314 students

Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School serves 314 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% 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.

Overview

The student population of 314 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 314 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 17:1
Hispanic
29%
10%
Black
2%
13%
White
65%
71%
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.50 0.26
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.
39%
42%
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.
9%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,242 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Town Of Highland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,242 1,469
District Total Revenue $37 MM $21 MM
District Spending $35 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,846 $13,002
District Spending / Student $10,351 $11,056
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • HammondJoseph Hess Elementary School
    3640 Orchard Dr
    HammondIN 46323
    (219)989-7355
    1.1 mi | 593 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HighlandHighland High School
    9135 Erie St
    HighlandIN 46322
    (219)922-5610
    1.2 mi | 1147 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HighlandHighland Middle School
    2941 41st St
    HighlandIN 46322
    (219)922-5620
    1.3 mi | 785 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HighlandSouthridge Elementary School
    9221 Johnston St
    HighlandIN 46322
    (219)922-5650
    1.4 mi | 374 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HammondCharles N Scott Middle School
    3635 173rd St
    HammondIN 46323
    (219)989-7340
    1.4 mi | 804 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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