Johnson Traditional Middle School

2509 Wilson Ave,

Louisville, KY, 40210-1403

Tel: (502)485-8277
Grades: 6-8

935 students

Johnson Traditional Middle School serves 935 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Johnson Traditional Middle School operates within the Jefferson County School District.

Overview

The student population of 935 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 935 students
Johnson Traditional Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Johnson Traditional Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Johnson Traditional Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Johnson Traditional Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Johnson Traditional Middle School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Johnson Traditional Middle School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
38%
11%
Johnson Traditional Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
54%
81%
Johnson Traditional Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Johnson Traditional Middle School Sch Ethnicity Johnson Traditional Middle 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.
0.57 0.33
Johnson Traditional Middle 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.
41%
46%
Johnson Traditional Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Johnson Traditional Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 100,818 students has grown by 18994% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
173
6
Number of Students Managed 100,818 2,354
Jefferson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,095 MM $24 MM
Jefferson County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,063 MM $23 MM
Jefferson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $2,074,097 $10,129
Jefferson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $2,014,049 $9,906
Jefferson County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mary Ryan Academy (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Western Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maupin Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Louisville Maupin Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1312 Catalpa St
    Louisville , KY , 40211
    (502)485-8310
    Magnet School
    0.4  mi  |  499  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Louisville Brandeis Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2817 West Kentucky St
    Louisville , KY , 40211
    (502)485-8214
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  564  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Louisville Wheatley Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1107 South 17th St
    Louisville , KY , 40210
    (502)485-8348
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  409  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Louisville Carter Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3600 Bohne Ave
    Louisville , KY , 40211
    (502)485-8225
    Magnet School
    1.2  mi  |  596  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Louisville Duvalle Education Center
    3610 Bohne Ave
    Louisville , KY , 40211
    (502)485-3558
    1.2  mi  |  199  students  |  Gr.  PK

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