Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School

8220 Fifth St,

Highland, IN, 46322-1264

Tel: (219)923-2428
Grades: KG-6

381 students

Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School serves 381 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% 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 381 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 43% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 381 students
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
26%
9%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
13%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Black (2002-2012)
White
67%
71%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.45
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
34%
41%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,316 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Town Of Highland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 3,316 1,517
 Town Of Highland School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $21 MM
District Spending $35 MM $18 MM
 Town Of Highland School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,846 $13,002
 Town Of Highland School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,351 $11,056
 Town Of Highland School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Hammond Joseph Hess Elementary School
    3640 Orchard Dr
    Hammond , IN , 46323
    (219)989-7355
    1.1  mi  |  630  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Highland Highland High School
    9135 Erie St
    Highland , IN , 46322
    (219)922-5610
    1.2  mi  |  1165  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Highland Highland Middle School
    2941 41st St
    Highland , IN , 46322
    (219)922-5620
    1.3  mi  |  518  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Highland Southridge Elementary School
    9221 Johnston St
    Highland , IN , 46322
    (219)922-5650
    1.4  mi  |  527  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Hammond Charles N Scott Middle School
    3635 173rd St
    Hammond , IN , 46323
    (219)989-7340
    1.4  mi  |  849  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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